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Month: October 2011

Stuck On Repeat: “Sweet Dreams” by Marilyn Manson

TRACK Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) ARTIST Marilyn Manson ALBUM Smells Like Children   If there is one song to epitomize the Halloween season, it would have to be my favorite of the Marilyn Manson collection, a remake of a 1983 song by the band Eurythmics, entitled “Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This). Though the original song was primarily an upbeat and driving … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Sweet Dreams” by Marilyn Manson

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Proof Review: Like Crazy (2011)

From frame one, it is hard not to fall in love with these actors. Yelchin and Jones form the key to any engaging love story with chemistry that drives into the end scenes of the film. Style and meaning exude out of every frame of this film and each selected moment with this couple appears both thoughtfully structured, yet carelessly organic. Like Crazy takes a step away from the standard Hollywood romance and brings to life a painfully truthful and touching glimpse into a couple’s life. There is always something so enriching when a film evokes from you an entire spectrum of emotion in such a short period of time and this film does just that. Like Crazy lived up to my high expectations and so much more.

Stuck On Repeat: “Dead Hearts” by Stars

TRACK Dead Hearts ARTIST Stars ALBUM Like Crazy   Not only was “Like Crazy” one of my favorite films of the year (tied with “Drive” as number one), it also had one of my favorite soundtracks of the year, topped off with the song “Dead Hearts” by Stars which pops up during the credits, which if you were not already emotional enough by the … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “Dead Hearts” by Stars