Previously from the Springsteen archive: December 31st, 1975 – Upper Darby, PA – Tower Theatre

Until The Roxy '75 arrived in December 2018, Upper Darby '75 stood out as the lone Archive release from a period of Springsteen's career that fans can't help but want more of. Though it wasn't the only release from the era - remember, Hammersmith Odeon '75 had been available for nearly a decade at this … Continue reading Previously from the Springsteen archive: December 31st, 1975 – Upper Darby, PA – Tower Theatre

Film Review: Parasite (2019)

Starring: Song Kang-ho, Chang Hyae-jin, Park So-dam, Choi Woo-shik, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Jeong Ji-so, Jung Hyeon-jun, Lee Jung-ein and Park Myung-hoon Directed by: Bong Joon-ho Synopsis: An unemployed family of four take advantage of the wealthy Park family's current situation. However, all actions have consequences, as the Kim family soon discover. Going into watching Parasite I … Continue reading Film Review: Parasite (2019)

Film Review: My Hindu Friend (2015)

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Reynaldo Gianecchini, Selton Mello, Bárbara Paz and Guilherme Weber Directed by: Hector Babenco Synopsis: Willem Dafoe is Diego, a film director suffering from cancer. During his treatment for a bone marrow transplant he meets and befriends an eight-year-old Hindu boy (Rio Adlakha) and must quickly realise that it's not … Continue reading Film Review: My Hindu Friend (2015)

Preview and Predictions: NJPW’s The New Beginning Tour 2020 – USA, Sapporo & Osaka

The New Beginning Tour has come and gone, and you can read about the biggest moments by checking out my review here.  Wrestle Kingdom season may be over, but the backlash of its events has lasted a lot longer than New Year Dash! and for a few stories they'll conclude during The New Beginning tour, while … Continue reading Preview and Predictions: NJPW’s The New Beginning Tour 2020 – USA, Sapporo & Osaka

Review: NJPW New Year Dash! (2020)

With a weekend of Wrestle Kingdom 14 behind us, New Year Dash! has set us up for The New Beginning and beyond courtesy of a series of matches being teased and a couple of surprises. The deliberately unpredictable show wasn't as shocking as previous years, but certain moments definitely came out of nowhere and got me more interested in The New … Continue reading Review: NJPW New Year Dash! (2020)

Review: Wrestle Kingdom 14 in Tokyo Dome

Both of this years Wrestle Kingdom shows are in the books and as expected, they didn't disappoint. The conclusion of the historic Double-Gold Dash main event saw Tetsuya Naito finally complete his odyssey to win a Tokyo Dome main event and become the IWGP Heavyweight Champion (but not without interruption), Hiromu Takahashi picked up where he left off in … Continue reading Review: Wrestle Kingdom 14 in Tokyo Dome

Springsteen’s Archive Series: The possibilities for 2020 (and the Series’ Top 10 songs of 2019)

This time last year I was saying how 2018 set the gold standard for the Archive Series, and that it was going to be thrilling to see if it would be bested over the course of the next twelve months. Now, with all things considered, I think it can be said that 2019 and its … Continue reading Springsteen’s Archive Series: The possibilities for 2020 (and the Series’ Top 10 songs of 2019)