- Music Reviews
- August 17, 2017
The Siren’s Song (New West Records). Review by James Mann.
Will this gleefully offensive indie horror movie bring about a DIY horror boom?
Middle-aged teens end up in a cabin, and killed one at a time by a creepy guy. Then it rains. A lot.
A teen movie, with zombies? Okay…
On the run from an assassin, international rock superstar Bené hides out in Los Angeles and prepares for a showdown with death. But he cannot fool death; for death knows that Bené microwaves his soup.
Safe cracker Dom Hemingway is out of jail, but still can’t crack success in either his personal or professional life.
Space aliens attempt to invade earth but are distracted by the local music scene.
A nice Jewish boy on the upper west side fights for his inheritance and his uncle’s girlfriend only to discover there is life beyond lox.
Two Americans and a Chinese girl from the morgue steal a body and go on a scenic road trip around Taiwan, seeking the ideal burial spot for their friend.
Funny People – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Concord Music Group). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Carl F Gauze got some laughs out of this new post-teen comedy, but found it had as much heart and depth as an Archie comic.
Darnell Shacklebee relives the ups and downs of his life when all his former therapists arrive at his coffee shop. Carl F Gauze looks past perhaps the worst film packaging ever and finds much to enjoy in this homemade release.
Jeff Daniels‘ newest piece, a musical comedy western, is less about making people laugh and more about showcasing his tuneful songs. Julie Haverkate wonders how a play about a guitar-slinging cowboy could go so wrong.
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Mitch All Together / Strategic Grill Locations (Comedy Central). Review by Jason Feifer.
Aaron Shaul finally realizes that David Cross hates everyone and that it’s probably funnier that way.
Fake Songs (S-Curve). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Live 2002 (Sony Music). Review by Joe Frietze.
French film comedy isn’t all Jerry Lewis — they do romantic comedies, just like us. As if to prove this point, Carl F. Gauze takes a look at director Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s new romantic comedy, Amélie.
Douglas Adams taught the world that it was OK for science fiction to be funny with The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Carl F. Gauze pays tribute to a bright light that left us all too soon. So long, and thanks for all the fish…
Yes, it’s true — good shows do come to Melbourne, FL sometimes! Julio Diaz saw "Weird Al" Yankovic and stand-up comedian Flip Schultz at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts on May 19, 2000. Ian Koss got some great photos, too!