January 2013

Arrow – Vertigo

by Alan Rapp on January 31, 2013

in Television Reviews 

  • Title: Green Arrow – Vertigo
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“Fantastic. Looking forward to my new and exciting career as a drug dealer.”

Arrow - Vertigo

Both Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Laurel (Katie Cassidy) step in to help after Thea‘s (Willa Holland) arrest for driving under the influence of a new street drug named Vertigo. While Laurel gets her father (Paul Blackthorne) to talk with the judge (Serge Houde) who throws out a plea arrangement to make and example out of one of Starling City’s elite, Oliver calls on the help of an old friend working as a vice cop (Janina Gavankar) to find the mysterious Count (Seth Gabel) who is supplying the city with the powerful hallucinogenic compound that 56 people died to perfect.

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Ben Folds Five – Erase Me

by Alan Rapp on January 31, 2013

in Music News & Reviews

Here are Ben Folds Five performing “Erase Me” on Conan from The Sound of the Life of the Mind, the band’s first new album in more than a decade.

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Paperman

by Alan Rapp on January 31, 2013

in Short Films

  • Title: “Paperman”
  • IMDB: link

Disney’s Oscar-nominated short “Paperman” (originally released with Wreck-It Ralph) has finally hit the Internet. It skews to a slightly older audience than most of Pixar’s shorts (making sense as to play to the older, nostalgic, video game audience for Ralph), but it’s no less enjoyable. If you haven’t seen it, or even if you have, you should take a look.

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The Lying Game – A Kiss Before Lying

by Alan Rapp on January 31, 2013

in Television Reviews 

  • Title: The Lying Game – A Kiss Before Lying
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The Lying Game - A Kiss Before Lying

As Sutton (Alexandra Chando) reclaims her life Emma (Chando) grows restless tutoring Ethan (Blair Redford) at the cabin, and things get really interesting when Alec (Adrian Pasdar) and Rebecca (Charisma Carpenter) arrive for their long-delayed honeymoon. Forced to head to a cheap motel she learns Sutton is hiding a secret about her time in the same hotel and finally decides to leave the lies behind and jump a bus to Los Angeles to be with Thayer (Christian Alexander). However, when she arrives unannounced to find Thayer alone with his new half-naked blonde surfer friend (Kasey Stevens) she realizes she may have made a very big mistake.

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Coming Soon

by Alan Rapp on January 31, 2013

in Film News & Trailers

  • Title: Upside Down
  • IMDB: link

Kirsten Dunst and Jim Sturgess star as star-crossed lovers from twin worlds with gravity that pulls in opposite directions who risk everything for a life together. The sci-fi romance from writer/director Juan Solanas also stars Timothy SpallVincent Messina, and James Kidnie. Upside Down opens in theaters on March 15th.

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