In 1989 Phillip Noyce directed a terrific thriller called “Dead Calm” about this mass murderer who seduces Nicole Kidman and kills an entire boat of people and it is so slow and freaky… it really is awesome, you have to see it. See it instead of the pile of crap whoch is the just another Dystopian future “The Giver”. A major major major disappointment by the same director.
Taylor Swift plays Rosemary who is only in the movie for like 300 seconds tops so who cares, though she has brunette hair and really, I saw Taylor on the increasingly dreary “The Tonight Show” the other day and will somebody please feed the damn girl. Cmon, Taylor, you are too cool to worry about how much you weigh.
Anyway, I would claim she was the best thing in the movie but really she isn’t in it long enough to count. And everybody else, including Jeff Bridges as the title giver (it’s a whole thing…) and Meryl Streep as Governor Cuomo of some little community where all strong emotions are put to be and killing people (mostly the kinda old and the very young).
A post-apocalypse world has been fashioned from the ashtrays of modern history and one person is chosen to keep the memories of the old in a world where emotions are frowned upon. so they can advise if strange situations occur. Don’t blame me, I didn’t writer. Any way, a new receiver (the impossibly bland -who I’ve seen in two movies and can’t remember in the slightest) Brenton Thwaites is being giving the memories and he sets the story in motion because these feelings are way cool, especially kissing girls and wants things to change. Spoiler alert: they all live happily ever after
Sneak Peaks: Upcoming New Album Releases 6-2-23 – 6-8-23
excellent, deeply melodic, indie rock
Going Steady: New Singles 5-26-23 – 6-1-23 Reviewed
sort of Neil Young without the head cold and in full pop mode.
L.A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks, May 29th To June 4th
Grace Jones will be at OUTLOUD Music Fest
UK Top 10 Albums 5-26-23 – 6-1-23
outsold the rest of the Official Albums Chart Top 10 combined
UK Top 10 Singles 5-26-23 – 6-1-23
an EDM plonker on top
Dead Babies: Helmut Berger And Martin Amis Leave Us
about how time decays us
The Early Bird: Top New Recorded Releases 5-26-23 – 6-1-23 Reviewed
a major slice of bad news
The Cure At The Hollywood Bowl, Wednesday, May 24th, 2023, Reviewed
The most heart-pulsing moments took us back through the past 45 years.
The River Deep, Mountain High Soulfulness Of Tina Turner
an antidote to toxic male supremacy