Alex Somers scores a mystical trip with CAPTAIN FANTASTIC – Interview

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC soundtrack | ©2016 Lakeshore Records

If an alt. rock band has captured a spirit of ethereal, Earth mother transcendence, then the gentle, drifting melodies and angelic voice of Iceland’s Sigur Ros could be considered the equivalent of one-ness with the woods. Two vital parts of a sound that’s drawn a cult-like following around the world are Alex Somers and Jón “Jónsi” Þór Birgisson, otherwise known as the band Jónsi and Alex. Having met when both were students at Berklee’s College of Music, the home of so many composers to be, Somers would travel to lifemate Birgisson’s frost-covered home, creating art and albums that were as […]Read On »

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Blu-ray and DVD picks of the week including WAR HORSE

WAR HORSE | (c) 2012 Fox Home Entertainment

Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. Movies WAR HORSE – Steven Spielberg famous for his great takes on World War II takes a step back even further in history with a story from World War I. Now, the idea of a horse on a battlefield just screams glue factory but there is so much […]Read On »

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Movie Review: WE BOUGHT A ZOO

WE BOUGHT A ZOO movie poster | ©2011 20th Century Fox

Rating: PG Stars: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johannson, Thomas Haden Church, Colin Ford, Maggie Elizabeth Jones, Angus Macfadyen, Elle Fanning, Patrick Fugit, John Michael Higgins, Carla Gallo, J.B. Smoove Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna and Cameron Crowe, based on the book by Benjamin Mee Director: Cameron Crowe Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox Release Date: December 23, 2011 There really is a gentleman named Benjamin Mee who wrote a book with the title WE BOUGHT A ZOO about his experiences with the wildlife park in Dartmoor, England, where (according to the film’s credits) he still resides with his two children. The movie entitled WE […]Read On »

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