When you take a good look at Jessica Hernandez and The Deltas you can see a lot more than just that, because what you're really seeing is an exorbitant take on where music can come from.
Though her name may be different, one will still find the same quality in her shows -- sublime yet raw in the best rock 'n' roll kind of way.
“The $11 Billion Year,
As last week's Oscar ceremony fades from memory, it is useful to consider, as Marlon Brando's character in Last Tango in Paris says, when it's over it begins again. The "it" here is the Hollywood cycle from Sundance to the Oscar red carpet, awards, and after parties, the subject of...
Liam Neeson Non-Stop,
Need For Speed,
This week we're joined by award-winning comedy writer Sameer Gardezi (Modern Family, The Goodwin Games) as we riff on the latest noteworthy news out of La-La-Land.
Veronica Mars Movie,
Friday on Video on Demand and in theaters across the country, the crowd-funded Veronica Mars movie will finally be available for all fans to see. Three seasons, one $5.7 million Kickstarter campaign, and a South By South West premiere later, it seems Ms. Mars is a long way...
"If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: President can't swim," fumed Lyndon Johnson. •THE massed crowd outside the theater on 52nd Street the other night was waiting to get a glimpse of their TV idol, Bryan Cranston....
Named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People," Sara Evans has turned the delicate balance of marriage and family, career and charitable giving into an art form.
What an extraordinarily delightful surprise it was to stumble upon "Tim's Vermeer" which was made with such child-like wonder that mirrors its main subject, namely the obsessive mind of a curious, mad genius. Viewing this film is akin to watching Leonard Bernstein unwittingly discover Mahler's 11th symphony.
Kenny Vs Spenny,
If you are Canadian, you most likely remember a fairly low budget TV show that ran for several seasons called Kenny vs. Spenny. Two friends who challenged each other to complete some simple, yet deranged tasks. From seeing who could get further with each other's mom to seeing who could...
The much-anticipated sequel to 300 has finally come to theaters, bringing with it a deluge of slow-mo kills, story, and naval tactics. As with any film, there are good and bad elements and as such, I find myself still walking the fence between Like/Dislike.
Catch Me If You Can,
The Great Gatsby,
The Wolf Of Wall Street,
It takes a lot of courage to make a statement about current society, especially when the criticism could be equated to biting the hand that feeds you.
We learn, laugh and smile as we discover these women and see footage or photos of their performances.
From Dusk Till Dawn,
Sin City 2,
Sin City 3d,
Sin City a Dame To Kill For,
Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez discusses the upcoming sequel to the comic book favorite, "Sin City," and what excited him about shooting "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For" in 3D. He says of overwhelming special effects and 3D films, "There's so much to look at. It kind of becomes a little numbing. It's still great! But it's a little numbing because you just don't know where to look." He adds, "What's great about 'Sin City' always was its simplicity and design. Frank Miller did better than anybody. With just a slash of white against black, you can tell a complete story. See that world now immersed and it's so immersive, because you can see everything so well. The separation of space is even greater. You really feel you are in that world ... the 3D pops much more. There's less to distract your eye and more to actually focus it." He was also joined by actors D.J. Cotrona and Zane Holtz to speak about "From Dusk Till Dawn," the new TV series based on the cult classic movie. "It's almost better the second time because there's so much more behind it. So much time has passed. They've rounded out the fates for characters, new characters. If the film was the short story, this is the novel," Rodriguez says. ...
A-Sides With Jon Chattman,
Far From Any Road,
Gedeon Luke Acoustic,
Gedeon Luke And The People,
Peninsula Dinosaur Pile-Up,
Viv And The Revival,
Viv And The Revival Acoustic,
We live in a self-absorbed, selfie-obsessed world, but I still believe music still has the power to breakthrough no matter how self-involved or how communication-reliant we've become. It can inspire, change, and heal, and I bet Gedeon Luke agrees. Have a listen to his music, and you'll instantly...
Michael Ian Cummings,
Break Of Reality,
We're the luckiest band on the planet. We're just five guys from Bakersville, California. We go from that to the success we've had over the twenty years from our first release.
Andrew Haigh Looking,
Frankie j. Alvarez,
Looking HBO Review,
Looking Season 1,
Looking Season 1 Review,
Now that the first season of HBO's "Looking" is over, we reflect on the refreshing new show about a group of gay friends in San Francisco.
I've greatly enjoyed my time, but I no longer wish to put my body at risk for the sake of entertainment. I think about the rest of my life and I want to live it with much quality. And physically, I am grateful that I can walk away feeling as good as I did when I stepped into it.
Zac Efron, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Dave Franco came by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss their new film, "Neighbors," also starring Seth Rogen. Aside from De Niro impressions, things got pretty crazy while filming "Neighbors," from Chris' giant, fake penis to Zac breaking his hand grabbing Dave's balls. "I did, I got a boxer's fracture, literally," Zac says. Still, there was some deep thinking that went into the production. "There sort of a stigma with fraternities, but I thought we were able to bring some humanity to these guys," says Zac. "It is a party," director Nick Stoller says of his film. "If you want to have a party and enjoy good times, then see 'Neighbors.' It's hysterical, relatable. You'll laugh. You may even tear up a bit."
If I'm right, then Nic Pizzolatto took a serious -- and brilliant -- artistic gamble in the narrative arc of his screenplay, a wager calculated on a deep dark propensity in the American psyche. And, if I'm right, like Ruston Cohle, I'll "close the loop" on that speculation when it's over.