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Webcast #101 – 2014

Posted June 20, 2014 by D. K. Holm

Amid the chaos of All Classical Portland’s move to new and larger digs, the sparks fly in the podcast booth when the team clashes over Obvious Child, the new indie comedy about a stand-up comedian who gets an abortion. Also on hand are discussions of the new “musical” Jersey Boys, about the Four Seasons; the post […]


Back to the Future

Posted June 13, 2014 by D. K. Holm

Poster for Million Ways to Die in the West

Another “death” movie recently released last weekend along with Fault in Our Stars and Edge of Tomorrow is A Million Ways to Die in the West, and I’m baffled as to why the film has received such poor notices and bad word of mouth. In situations such as this, one always turns to Rotten Tomatoes and finds […]


Webcast #100 – 2014

Posted June 12, 2014 by D. K. Holm

For its 100th show, On the Aisle looks at the next round of big summer releases, beginning with How to Train Your Dragon 2, with Jay Baruchel and Cate Blanchett, and the comedy 22 Jump Street, with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum. Some new indie and art house films include the Jim Jones take off […]


Deja Vu All Over Again

Posted June 6, 2014 by D. K. Holm

Posters for Edge of Tomorrow and The Fault in Our Stars

As it  invades our thoughts at three in the morning, so now has death invaded a “big movie” summer weekend. The dual release of Edge of Tomorrow and The Fault in Our Stars indicates a new morbidity in the culture that we haven’t seen since Six Feet Under, Pushing Daisies, Dead Like Me, and a […]


Webcast #99 – 2014

Posted June 5, 2014 by D. K. Holm

A big week for movies as the team assesses Maleficent , the new Disney fairy tale rethink; Chinese Puzzle, the French sitcom; the new vulgar satire A Million Ways to Die in the West; the revenge thriller  Cold in July, the Polish art house drama Ida; and the clever new Tom Cruise sci-fi war film, Edge of Tomorrow. Next time, it’s […]


Webcast #98 – 2014

Posted May 22, 2014 by D. K. Holm

Ed Goldberg, Marc Mohan, Mona Bowen,  D. K. Holm and other furry creatures gathered for a survey of the week’s film openings and various revivals. This week the team begins with X-Men: Days of Future Past, featuring an all-star cast, then moves on to the one-man-show Locke with Tom Hardy, followed by The Double, based on […]


TV Outbacks: Person of Interest

Posted May 17, 2014 by D. K. Holm

Person of Interest

Boilerplate: As one season comes to an end and most of the network shows wrap up their 20+ episode seasons, the majority of networks engage in an annual ritual concerning the next season, called the “upfronts,” an orgy of advertising contract negotiations sealing deals “up front” of the forthcoming season, executive boasting, and conservative serial […]


TV Outbacks: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Posted May 15, 2014 by D. K. Holm

shieldteam

    As one season comes to an end and most of the network shows wrap up their 20+ episode seasons, the majority of networks engage in an annual ritual concerning the next season, called the “up fronts,” an orgy of advertising contract negotiations sealing deals “up front” of the forthcoming season, executive boasting, and […]


Webcast #97 – 2014

Posted by Ed Goldberg

After skipping a week, the team gets caught up with the new Woody Allen-John Turturro collaboration Fading Gigolo, the frat boy comedy Neighbors, The German Doctor (a fantasia about Josef Mengele), God’s Pocket, which one of the last films starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, the latest version of Godzilla, the gentle baseball true story Million Dollar […]


Webcast #96 – 2014

Posted May 2, 2014 by D. K. Holm

A full complement of reviewers address this week’s costumed hero comic book adaptation, the redundant The Amazing Spider-Man 2, along with the new Jim Jarmusch vampire film, Only Lovers Left Alive, the Steve Coogan media parody Alan Partridge, this month’s “blue” titled mov i.e., Jeremy Saulnier’s mumblecore revenge fantasy, Blue Ruin, and the French film […]


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