Art Installations: Toto’s ‘Africa’ Playing Endlessly In The African Dessert On A Solar Powered Sound System

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Because art means different things to different people (to me, tasteful nudes all day every day), this is a video demonstration of the art installation erected by Namibian artist Max Siedentopf, which consists of a solar-battery powered sound system endlessly playing Toto’s ‘Africa’ on loop in the coastal Namib Desert. Some more info while I play Rebecca Black’s ‘Friday’ and daydream that it really is: Continue reading

How ‘The Flash’ Is Finally Getting Killer Frost Right

It feels safe to say that Caitlin Snow’s transformation into her comic book alter ego Killer Frost was one of the most highly anticipated events on The Flash. However, it also seems safe to say that the addition of her icy alter ego to the series’ cast has frequently felt like a disappointment, featuring contradicting plot points, changing characterization, and a lack of real direction. Until now. It may have been a long time coming, but The Flash has finally decided to do right by one of its most historically underused characters, giving both Caitlin and Killer Frost a …

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‘Fighting with My Family’ Review: Standard Sports Movie Fare with Stephen Merchant’s Wit | Sundance 2019

The sports movie is almost a relic at this point. These days, a sports film is more likely to be something that deals with the business of sports (e.g. Moneyball, Draft Day) than an athlete hoping to reach their dreams. In that way, Stephen Merchant’s Fighting with My Family is almost a charming throwback. Based on a true story, Merchant’s film doesn’t try to upend any tropes of the genre. Instead, it just plays by the rules and has a good time doing it. Merchant peppers the script with crackling dialogue and then give it a …

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