It’s hard to believe, but The Simpsons is celebrating its 25th season this Sunday. Starting as a sketch for the Tracey Ullman Show, and on struggling network (FOX) in the late 1980s, the Simpson family burst on the scene December 17, 1989 to much acclaim. Simpson-mania soon followed as the show vaulted FOX into the upper echelon of television, alongside the Big Three networks – comics, video games, and a ton of other merchandise made the Simpsons one of the [...]
Hello all! I’m coming to you with what will hopefully be a semi-regular column, “Reelfinder,” as we find new and interesting trailers to present to you. It’s sort of like our “Viewfinder” where we preview the film as if the trailer is the film;s single. We’ll discuss them a bit and tell you why we believe you should see the film that’s coming soon to a theatre near you! A new Coen Bros. film has become quite the anticipated event [...]
Franz Ferdinand stays alive-something their namesake couldn’t manage.
It’s been quite a while since we’ve heard anything from the Glaswegian natives Franz Ferdinand. Back in 2009, they’d remixed their third album Tonight as a jaunty experiment entitled Blood: Franz Ferdinand. It was a nice idea at the time, and something to whet our teeth on until they re-emerged with their next full length. Toward the end of May, they did just that, announcing they would release Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action on August 26th. With that date [...]
It’s the #1 movie in America, and we have the review (and no, it’s not about bulimia…)
Tegan and Sara have released “Heartthrob,” their first album since 2009. Will it get your blood pumping? Tristan lets you know.