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The Legends who took down Bonnie and Clyde.

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The Highwaymen
2019 | R | 2 Hr 12 Min | Crime | Universal

Director: John Lee Hancock

Writer: John Fusco

Stars:
Kevin Costner
Woody Harrelson
Kathy Bates
Synopsis: In 1934, Frank Hamer and Manny Gault, two former Texas Rangers, are commissioned to put an end to the wave of vicious crimes perpetrated by Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, a notorious duo of infamous robbers and cold-blooded killers who nevertheless are worshiped by the public.


Fire-up the crock pot once again for this Costner, Harrelson trip down memory lane that is a slow burner The Highwaymen. This incredibly slow flick stands tall at 2 Hours and 12 long minutes. And sadly at times, you feel all of it sitting on your shoulders as you learn the back story of these two men. 

I love period pieces like this the early 30s and 40s fascinate me so when the trailer dropped for The Highwaymen on Netflix I was super excited. All though Bonnie and Clyde are the backdrops, how can things go wrong?  For starters the lackluster storyl…

More Cowbell?

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Going to do something a little bit different today, going to take a look at the career of an old bandmate Drummer José Medeles. Jose has toured the world with rock star Kim Deal and The Breeders and played drums to back up the late great Joey Ramone. But La Salle native has gained almost as much fame from his second career as from his lifelong work as a performer.





Just over a decade ago, Jose abandoned the life of the touring musician. Without a job lined up, he moved from Los Angeles to Portland, Ore., for the sole purpose of being a good family man. Soon after the move, he opened Revival Drum Shop on a suggestion from his wife. They really never know who might walk through their door. Sometimes it’s members of garage bands and novices, and frequently it’s a rock star, such as Chad Smith from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.



Medeles said about the high points of his career, were touring the world with the Breeders and backing up Joey Ramone and other great artists for almost two decades. …

What the Hell...

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It's going to snow today! It's already hard enough to swerve past all those potholes.















Tonight on Svengoolie

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The Son Of Dr. Jekyll
1955 | PG | 1 Hr 55 Min | Horror | Columbia Pictures

Director: Seymour Friedman

Writers: Mortimer Braus and Jack Pollexfen

Stars: Louis Hayward, Jody Lawrance, Alexander Knox
Edward Jekyll, ignorant of how his father had brought forth death and destruction with his experiments, is pursuing a chemist career despite the fact that he has been discharged from school or his unorthodox experimentations. When the time comes for his father's estate, which had been put in trust, Edward first learns of his father's actions and rather than ignore the matter, sets out to prove that human personality can be changed by certain chemical stimulations. But he hasn't reckoned on Dr. Curtis Lanyon, a prominent doctor and close friend of the family. Lanyon wants to get his hands on the estate and resorts to murder and frame-ups to make Edward appear to be as insane as his father.

"Son of Dr. Jekyll" makes his appearance tonight on MeTV at 8pm eastern/Pacific, 7 …

Critters A New Binge Review!

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Critters A New Binge
2019 | TV-MA | 8 Episodes | Horror | Shudder


Stars:
Joey Morgan Stephi Chin-Salvo Bzhaun Rhoden
Synopsis: Pursued by intergalactic bounty hunters, the Critters return to Earth on a secret mission and encounter Christopher, a lovelorn high-schooler, his best friend Charlie, his crush Dana, and his mom Veronica – whose past will come back to bite them. Who will survive? And who will be eaten?




Nearly 30 years after the last installment in the franchise  Critters 4 (you know that space one) Yeah nobody remembers that one but we sure remember part 3 and its star Leonardo DiCaprio. Critters a New Binge takes place after that one leaving us to wonder did number 4 really happen?  This time those lovable Crites are back with a brand new Shudder Original Series from director Jordan Rubin (Zombeavers). Made up of eight episodes, the very first Critters TV series actually runs shorter than even the shortest film in the franchise, making for a binge event that’ll take just over…

Today In Music

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Fifty-five years ago today The Supremes recorded "Where Did Our Love Go." The song was their first No. 1 single. This version was ranked No' 472 on Rolling Stone 's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.




In 1971 Chicago became the first rock group to sell out a week of shows at Carnegie Hall in New York City.


1975 - Aerosmith released "Toys in the Attic." and on the same day in 1979 - Aerosmith began their "Night In The Rut Tour" in Los Angeles, CA.  April seems to be a good month for the band. 


April 5,1994 Electrician Gary Smith who was working at Kurt Cobain's house in Seattle discovered Cobain's body lying on the floor in the greenhouse. Local radio station KXRX broke the news at 9.40am that the Nirvana singer and guitarist was dead. A shotgun was found next to Cobain's body. A suicide note was found that said, "I haven't felt the excitement of listening to as well as creating music, along with really writing . . . f…

Sunday Funnies Spring

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So this weekend at work kicks off Spring with a huge sale because here in Illinois it is still cold but hey let us get out there and sell some plants, mulch, and topsoil that is still frozen to the pallet.