Tyrannosaurus Rex: My People Were Fair...

CoverOriginally released in 1968, the first Tyrannosaurus Rex album My People Were Fair… positioned the former Mod face and beatnik Marc Bolan right at the heart of the burgeoning underground / hippie subculture. This new 2-CD deluxe edition contains a 2014 remaster plus a host of bonus material. It includes both stereo and mono versions of the original album plus 12 tracks recorded for John Peel’s Top Gear show in 1967 and 1968, all unreleased. Also present are 4 songs from the Joe Boyd sessions, 2 of which are previously unreleased, 7 Tony Visconti home demos of which 5 are previously unreleased and 2 Marc Bolan interviews, also previously unreleased... [click here...]

 

Repentance - Soundtrack review

CoverLakeshore Records release Mark Kilian's score for Repentance. An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction, against him to terrorize him and his family for their past sins... [click here...]

 

Song One - Soundtrack review

CoverLakeshore Records releases the various artists soundtrack album to Song One, a romantic drama set against the backdrop of Brooklyn’s vibrant modern-folk music scene. After Franny’s musician brother Henry is injured and hospitalised in a coma following a car accident, Franny returns home after a long estrangement and begins to use his notebook as a guide to how his life has evolved in her absence. Franny seeks out the musicians and artists Henry loved, in the course of her journey meeting James Forester, his musical idol, whose success and fame belie a shy and private man. As a strong romantic connection develops between Franny and James, the question becomes if love can bloom even under the most adverse circumstances... [click here...]

 

Grégory Levasseur (Director) - The Pyramid

CoverGrégory Levasseur is a French filmmaker and screenwriter, best known for his work in the United States and his frequent collaborations with childhood friend Alexandre Aja. We caught up with him as his latest movie, The Pyramid, was due to be released in cinemas... [click here...]

 

Christmas Spirit Shots - Merchandise review

CoverThere is no better way to get into the festive spirit than spirit itself, and with these bright, neon baubles you can have spirit in every room. Perfect to add to your Christmas tree or to dress up your sideboard, these six flasks can be filled with your favourite spirits as a quirky and fun decoration over the Christmas season... [click here...]

 

Exodus: Gods and Kings - Soundtrack review

CoverSony Classical release Alberto Iglesias's score for Exodus: Gods and Kings. The movie tells the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and 3D immersion, Ridley Scott brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues... [click here...]

 

Half Pint Glass - Gadget review

CoverNo one likes to order a half. However, many of us don't want to to drink a pint. Keep your dignity and your wits about you with this inspired half pint glass. Made of high quality glass, the half pint is exactly what you would expect from the name: A pint glass sliced in half to make a half pint glass. This designer glass is a great gift for those who don't want to drink many units this Christmas and for friends who aren’t big drinkers but still like to fit in, From the front, the half pint glass looks just like a full pint. It is only from the side that the visual deception reveals itself... [click here...]

 

Blood Shot - DVD review

CoverOut for a night time run, Philip chances upon a distressed Jane, who tells him that she has been robbed of her belongings, having flown from the States. As the two get to know each other Philip discovers some very disturbing things about her... [click here...]

 

Parks and Recreation: Season Six - DVD review

CoverIn this season, the citizens of Pawnee loathe their merger with the neighbouring town of Eagleton, and blame all their troubles - both real and imagined - on Councilwoman Knope. The personal lives of those in City Hall are equally tumultuous: Andy must temporarily say "cheerio" to his wife, April, when he takes a dream job in London: Ron adjusts to his new domestic roles; and Ann and Chris eagerly await the birth of their child... if they can survive the woes of pregnancy... [click here...]

 

Zip Earphones - Gadget review

CoverThumbs Up! release Zip Earphones to the UK market. Nobody likes the mental challenge that is untangling headphones, so put a stop to those annoying knots with these Zip Earphones. Whenever you're not listening to your tunes, simply zip them up to avoid a mangled mess of wires in your bag or pocket. The zip function also means you can adjust the length of the wires so that your earphones fit perfectly in your ears... [click here...]