Releases worth getting Feb 2, 2010

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DVD/Blu-ray:
Zombieland
Ong Bak 2
G.I. Joe A Real American Hero: Season 1.3
The Wolf Man (Special Edition)
Bonnie & Clyde [Blu-ray]
The Departed [Blu-ray]
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas [Blu-ray]
The Godfather (Coppola Restoration) [Blu-ray]
The Godfather Part II (Coppola Restoration) [Blu-ray]
He Was a Quiet Man [Blu-ray]
The Lost [Blu-ray]
Mystic River [Blu-ray]
Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior [Blu-ray]
Spiral [Blu-ray]
Unforgiven [Blu-ray]
Walk the Line [Blu-ray]

Music:
Muddy Waters: Blues Legend
B.B. King: B.B.’s Blues
Korpiklaani: Karkelo (Vinyl)
Amon Amarth: Avenger (Vinyl)
Overkill: Ironbound
Exodus: Shovel Headed Tour Machine
Hanson Brothers: My Game
Hanson Brothers: Brad

Weekly Label Profile: House Party records

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Name: House Party records
Lifespan: 2008-Current (feel free to correct me if I’m wrong on this)
Web Site: http://housepartyrecords.ca/
Notable Releases/Bands: Barrakuda McMurder, Hextalls
Info:
This one’s gonna be short and sweet because there isn’t really a whole lot to say about House Party besides they’re pretty awesome. House Party Records, putting out quality pop punk records, with maybe the coolest name for a label in the history of time. They don’t have a lot out but that doesn’t mean what they put out isn’t great, check em out!

The Transgressions TOUR!

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The Transgressions PLAY SHOWS! See them in a town near your!

Feb 3 2010 8:00P

Baba Louie’s w/ Off With Their Heads, The Slow Death De Pere, Wisconsin

Feb 4 2010 9:30P

The Frequency w/ Off With Their Heads, The Slow Death, Direct Hit! Madison, Wisconsin

Feb 19 2010 8:00P

Subvert City w/ Red Phone Dispatch, American Dead Madison, Wisconsin

Feb 20 2010 4:00P

Ronny’s w/ Brickfight, Red Phone Dispatch, Liarbirds, Bust (EARLY ALL AGES SHOW!) Chicago, Illinois

Feb 21 2010 8:00P

The Brass Rail w/ Flamingo Nosebleed     Fort Wayne, Indiana

Feb 22 2010 8:00P

TBA Cincinnati, Ohio

Feb 23 2010 8:00P

Cosmic Charlies w/ Infected Lexington, Kentucky

Feb 24 2010 8:00P

Long Branch Saloon Knoxville, Tennessee

Feb 25 2010 8:00P

Wonderroot Collective Atlanta, Georgia

Feb 26 2010 8:00P

TBA Tampa, Florida

Feb 27 2010 8:00P

TBA – HELP US BOOK IT! New Orleans, Louisiana

Feb 28 2010 8:00P

TBA Austin, Texas

Mar 1 2010 8:00P

1919 Hemphill w/ genius party, stymie and totally high Fort Worth, Texas

Mar 2 2010 8:00P

TBA w/ The Needlepoints Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Mar 3 2010 9:00P

Replay Lounge w/ Battle! Lawrence, Kansas

Mar 4 2010 8:00P

Club Mustache Kansas City, Missouri

Mar 5 2010 8:00P

Haunted Basement Des Moines, Iowa

Mar 6 2010 8:00P

Getthefuckouttamyhouse w/ Written Off, Red Phone Dispatch     Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mar 12 2010 8:00P

Snakepit w/ The Brokedowns, Sass Dragons, Gusto     Madison, Wisconsin

Mar 26 2010 8:00P

Subvert City w/ The Dopamines, Be My Doppleganger, Bob Burns, Direct Hit Madison, Wisconsin

Apr 16 2010 8:00P

The Speakeasy w/ K Davis and the Have-Nots, Tension Generation     Madison, Wisconsin

May 30 2010 4:00P

Windy City Sound Clash w/ Teen Idols, Dopamines, Jetty Boys, Red Phone Dispatch +++ Chicago, Indiana

May 31 2010 8:00P

Madcity Music Debris @ TBA w/ Dude Jams + a bunch of others Madison, Wisconsin

via Shows « Rally Records.

REVIEW: I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action

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Ah Jackie Chan, one of the greatest martial arts actors of all time, but you may wonder how he got to be that way. Well Jackie is here to answer that question with a book written by the stunt hungry always smiling man who seems to be made of rubber. Clocking in a 416 pages it starts you out with Jackie as a kid going to the Peking opera because his family thought this would be the best direction for their son to go. We go through his life at the school, how at times it seemed to be too brutal that anyone would survive but eventually he graduated. We go from there to seeing how Jackie started out in stunts and movies with his brothers Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao. You get some great stories about things like how Jackie had to make his own furniture in his apartment because he couldn’t afford to buy any to his brushes with organized crime, and his fight to get films made in both Hong Kong and America. The book ends around the time that “Rush Hour” comes out so it’s somewhat current even at this point. Includes a list of his films, top stunts and injuries. A must read for any Jackie Chan fan, fucking great book.

Get I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action from Amazon HERE

REVIEW: (500) Days of Summer

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(500) Days of Summer, here we have a movie that’s very borderline chick-flick/drama/almost comedy. Marc Webb, who you will probably recognized from, nothing is the director in this film staring Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Brick, “3rd Rock from the Sun”). Joseph is boy, Zooey is girl, boy falls in love with girl at work, and chases her, appears to be victorious in getting her then within weeks it all falls to shit. This is a pretty good representation of how relationships go for the most part, starting out great then taking a downward spiral once she gets tired of you, add more complications and drama and you’ve got life. But don’t let that turn you away from this one. (500) Days of Summer has a lot more humor than these teen romance movies that have come out lately (Adventureland, Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist), in fact within the first thirty seconds I was laughing, and we’ve got some other nicely placed jokes too. But it’s still not a comedy, either way, good movie, check it out if you’re into that kinda bullshit.

Get (500) Days of Summer from Amazon HERE

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