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Malcolm McDowell talks Tom Jones, his legendary career and his new film “Suing The Devil”

Legendary actor Malcolm McDowell has certainly played his fair share of big screen bad guys. From Alex DeLarge in “A Clockwork Orange” to Dr. Tolian Soran in “Star Trek Generations,” McDowell has turned the cinematic villain into an art form. Perhaps none of his previous characters, however, could match the historically tainted image that his […]

Watch Tidelands’ Animated “Holy Grail,” Off Flugelhorn Heavy Debut (photo)

Watch Tidelands’ Animated “Holy Grail,” Off Flugelhorn Heavy Debut

San Francisco’s Tidelands, duo Gabriel Montana Leis and Mie Araki, sought out Magik*Magik Orchestra conductor Minna Choi and Deerhoof engineer Ian Pellicci to create an their debut album, “If.” The album opener, “Holy Grail,” is awash in twinkling looped guitars, Moog bass and Flugelhorn. “I found myself writing melodies that I knew were meant for […]

Oshima and “Waiting for Armageddon” on DVD (photo)

Oshima and “Waiting for Armageddon” on DVD

We live in a strange day and age, when the very idea of a filmmaker apostate rebelling against the status quo of mainstream cinema strikes us as unattractive or even silly. Not since the ’50s has cinema as we see it in the United States been so conformist. Sure, Tarantino and Kaufman and a handful […]