Month: December 2023

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Film Review

El Conde

By - Gareth Jones For fans of Chilean film and history, stunning black/white cinematography, genre-bending cinema Pablo Larrain is a force to be reckoned with as a writer/director and as a producer.  He may now be Chile’s greatest filmmaker.  He has written and directed multiple films with the great Gael Garcia Bernal including No, Neruda, and 2019’s Ema.  He has also turned his vision to female icons in the United […]

todayDecember 28, 2023 64


Nineties Nostalgia: The Resurgence of Iconic Alternative and Indie Bands in 2023

In a not so surprising turn of events, 2023 has witnessed a remarkable resurgence of iconic alternative and indie bands from the 90s, as a wave of influential artists has either reformed or released new records, showcasing a palpable return to the sound that defined a generation. From the innovative beats of Aphex Twin to the Britpop charm of Blur, the music landscape has been shaped by a nostalgic embrace […]

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Psychic Tuesday Holiday Takeover (xmas eve and day)

We hope you have a happy holiday this year! Starting Christmas Eve at 5PM through Christmas Day we will have special holiday programming curated by Psychic Tuesday Radio. Paul Cordes Wilm will take us all on a beautiful journey with his extensive collection of wonderfully odd Christmas tunes.

todayDecember 21, 2023 76

Film Review

Ghost Stories

By - Gareth Jones For fans of modern British horror stories, portmanteau horror films, Martin Freeman I must admit, I am susceptible to the portmanteau or anthology horror film sub-genre.  Last week on Sleep In Cinema we talked about Tales from the Hood, a fantastic version that took the sub-genre and wonderfully constructed it through a black lens.  Earlier examples include 1945’s Dead of Night, 1963’s Black Sabbath, all iterations […]

todayDecember 21, 2023 37


Jim Ladd, Iconic Free-form Radio DJ, Passes Away at 72

Jim Ladd, the legendary free-form radio DJ whose distinctive voice and unparalleled passion for music made him a beloved figure in the world of rock and roll, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 72. Ladd, often referred to as the "last free-form DJ," left an indelible mark on the airwaves, shaping the musical tastes of generations with his eclectic playlists and insightful commentary. Born on January 17, 1951, […]

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Maestro Ennio Morricone: The Maestro of Cinematic Harmony Lives On in New Documentary

  In the vast realm of cinematic brilliance, few names resonate as profoundly as that of the late maestro Ennio Morricone, an unparalleled composer whose ethereal compositions have etched themselves into the very soul of film history. Morricone's legacy is one of unparalleled artistry, and as we fondly look back at his illustrious career, we are met with the exciting revelation that a new documentary is set to chronicle the […]

todayDecember 20, 2023 69

s.i.c. picks


Gareth’s Picks Babette's Feast (1987) A masterpiece that never gets old.  A great film to watch around the holidays as we get together with family and friends and have a meal.  Gabriel Axel deftly presents the food and what it means to a person (Babette) and a community. Available to stream on Kanopy     Marcel-The Shell With Shoes On (2021) If you missed this delightful film when it played […]

todayDecember 18, 2023 64