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Joyeux Noël!

Posted by Whitmore, December 25, 2008 08:06am | Post a Comment

HOLIDAY YULE LOG FIREPLACE

Posted by Billyjam, December 25, 2008 03:31am | Post a Comment


Above is your very own holiday yule log fireplace -- one of many posted on YouTube for those without a fireplace or a TV to watch it on a local channel. This one, which comes with its own soundtrack which you can replace with your own music, runs for about six and a half minutes, but you can loop it to keep it going. And if you cannot enlarge it to fit your whole computer screen from above, then just click directly on the YouTube site stream of it and enlarge by clicking in the lower right corner. Peace for the holidays!

New Year's Evil Saturday Midnight At The New Beverly

Posted by phil blankenship, December 24, 2008 10:27am | Post a Comment

Amoeba Music and Phil Blankenship are proud to present some of our film favorites at Los Angeles’ last full-time revival movie theater. See movies the way they're meant to be seen - on the big screen and with an audience!




Saturday December 27



New Year's Evil (1980)


New Beverly Cinema
7165 W Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Midnight, $7




January
January 3 Future-Kill
(In the future, the Mutants rule!)
January 10 Footloose
(All He Wanted To Do Was Dance! 25th Anniversary! New Print!)

January 17 80s Sword & Sorcery Festival
AN EPIC EVENT FOR THE AGES featuring Conan The Barbarian, Deathstalker II (Theatrical Premiere of the 1987 Jim Wynorski Classic!), Yor The Hunter From The Future (Sony Archive Print!) & MORE

January 24 Targets
(Written & Directed by Peter Bogdanovich! Paramount Archive Print!)

January 31 Basic Instinct
(Beyond Desire... Is Something Beyond Control.)

February
February 7 10 Things I Hate About You
(10 Year Anniversary & Heath Ledger Tribute!)

February 14 She's Out Of Control
(20th Anniversary! Girls go wild, boys go crazy, and dads go nuts!)

Continue reading...

Glam & Glitter Christmas

Posted by Eric Brightwell, December 24, 2008 10:15am | Post a Comment

 Marc Bolan Santa Claus

I'm not
sure what it is about Glam Rock and Christmas but I've always appreciated how many contributions to the Christmas song canon have big drums, fuzzy sax and '50s via the '70s Yuletide vibes.


My vote for the best Glam Rock Christmas song goes, hands down, to Slade with their never-tiresome-no-matter-how-many-times-you-hear-it classic, the misspelling free "Merry Xmas everybody."



 

Sadly, there's no proper footage of T. Rex's "Christmas bop" but you can just imagine Marc and Gloria Jones frolicking in the... snow.


 

No doubt eager to cash in on the success of Wizzard and Slade's Christmas successes, the less-inspired but still enjoyable Mud give us this Showaddywaddy-esque version of "Lonely this Christmas."

Christmas Eve

Posted by Mr. Chadwick, December 24, 2008 09:26am | Post a Comment







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