New from the Springsteen archive: December 16th, 1978 – San Francisco, CA – Winterland

I've heard the first Winterland show more times than I can remember, but with the exception of "Fire" (this show's version is included on the Live 75-85 box set), this December 16th show is completely new to me. In fact, I'd go as far to say this one will be a new experience for most Springsteen … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: December 16th, 1978 – San Francisco, CA – Winterland

New from the Springsteen archive: December 15th, 1978 – San Francisco, CA – Winterland

If you've followed my Archive Series reviews for a while, I imagine that you don't need any more convincing about why the Darkness Tour is the essential Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band live experience. With seven shows from '78 now released, the two shows from Passaic, The Roxy, Houston and The Agora are … Continue reading New from the Springsteen archive: December 15th, 1978 – San Francisco, CA – Winterland

The Rest of Springsteen’s 2014 High Hopes Tour (Part 2): April to May

Having not written much about Springsteen and The E Street Band’s 2014 tour to the degree I have the Archive Series releases and 2016-17 tour shows, I recently pondered reviewing select shows from the High Hopes run as part of my E Street Review series. However, when it came down to deciding on the shows to review, … Continue reading The Rest of Springsteen’s 2014 High Hopes Tour (Part 2): April to May

Film Review: Iron Man 3 (2013)

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Gwyneth Paltrow, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau and Ben Kingsley Directed by: Shane Black Synopsis: Suffering from PTSD following the battle of New York, Tony Stark must fight a dangerous foe without the help of his Avengers teammates, as a terrorist threat on the United States ultimately becomes … Continue reading Film Review: Iron Man 3 (2013)

Film Review: Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Starring: Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Lupita Nyong'o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Naomi Ackie, Ian McDiarmid and Billy Dee Williams Directed by: J.J. Abrams Synopsis: Following the events of The Last Jedi, The Resistance and The First Order come face to face once again for one final battle … Continue reading Film Review: Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Preview and Predictions: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 in Tokyo Dome

Update: Wrestle Kingdom 14 may be in the books, but you can read a review of both shows by clicking here. Enjoy! Over the last four years, New Japan Pro-Wrestling's marquee event has gotten bigger and bigger. From the spectacle of seeing stars such as Shinsuke Nakamura and AJ Styles compete, to the absolute clinics put on by … Continue reading Preview and Predictions: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 in Tokyo Dome

Film Review: Marriage Story (2019)

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Alan Alda, Ray Liotta, Julie Hagerty, Azhy Robertson and Wallace Shawn Directed by: Noah Baumbach Synopsis: With inspiration taken from his real life divorce to Jennifer Jason Leigh, Baumbach creates a film that conveys tremendous amounts of conflict as well as several moments of light comedy - ones tinged with … Continue reading Film Review: Marriage Story (2019)

Film Review: The Irishman (2019)

Starring: Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino, Ray Romano, Bobby Cannavale, Stephen Graham, Anna Paquin, Stephanie Kurtzuba, Kathrine Narducci, Jesse Plemons and Harvey Keitel Directed by: Martin Scorsese Synopsis: The Irishman sees Frank Sheeran (De Niro), a truck driving deliverer of steak, become associated with mafioso Russell Bufalino (Pesci) and in doing so finds … Continue reading Film Review: The Irishman (2019)

Film Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Al Pacino, Damian Lewis, Timothy Olyphant, Luke Perry, Mike Moh, Rafal Zawierucha, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Margaret Qualley, Lena Dunham, Dakota Fanning, Maya Hawke, Austin Butler, Madisen Beaty, Mikey Madison, Costa Ronin, Samantha Robinson, Kansas Bowling, Harley Quinn Smith, Bruce Dern, Michael Madsen, Zoë Bell, Damon Herriman and Kurt Russell Directed … Continue reading Film Review: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)