[Album review] “Super Delux” – Terrorvision

Album Title: Super Delux Artist: Terrorvision Year: 2011 Running Time: 35m 18s Track listing: 1 Demolition Song; 2 Hold Tight; 3 Neighbourhood; 4 Pushover; 5 This is Suicide; 6 Babylon; 7 All the Girls Wanna Dance; 8 Friend in Need; 9 Rock Radio; 10 Shiny Things; 11 Run and Hide   Ten years on from their last album release (“Good […]

[Movie Review] Stepfather III

Starring: Robert Wightman, Priscilla Barnes, Season Hubley, David Tom, John Ingle Director: Guy Magar Genre: Thriller/Horror Cert: 18 Released: 1992 Terry O’Quinn received much acclaim for his performances in the first two “Stepfather” movies where he played a disturbed sociopath, dedicated to creating and being part of the perfect family unit.  While the first film was […]

AT&T. Absolute bollocks.

I thought mobile phone companies in Ireland were bad until I came over to the US.  My experience so far has been with AT&T and, in spite of the best intentions of the eager foot soldiers in the stores, the company itself leaves a lot to be desired. Right now they are in the news […]

Sleeping with a stranger

I woke up from a short nap on Saturday afternoon, concious of the fact that I needed to get moving as I was meeting friends later on. Then I got this curious sensation.  There was someone not just in my apartment – there was someone lying in bed behind me. I was on my side, […]

[Movie Review] Saw VII

Starring: Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Cary Elwes, Sean Patrick Flanery, Chad Donella, Gina Holden Director: Kevin Greutert Genre: Horror Cert: 18 Released: 2010 Note: Some storylines from earlier films are spoiled in this review. I don’t know why I do it to myself. For the seventh – and hopefully final time – I […]

The American Drive

Where do I start with this American Dream thing I started living a few months ago? I suppose the whole driving thing is the best place to mock myself.  I revel in telling people how much I hate driving – and they usually revel in telling me that I’m a dumbass and that driving is […]

Thoughts from a boarding gate

I’ve been trying to figure out exactly what it is about American tourists that winds people up.  Right now I’m sitting at my gate, waiting to board a flight to Chicago, and a middle-aged, wheelchair-bound American to my right is providing me with a check-list. When I offered my seat to him and his wife […]

[Movie Review] The Final Destination

Starring: Bobby Campo, Krista Allen, Andrew Fiscella, Shantel VanSanten, Mykelti Williamson, Haley Webb, Nick Zano Director: David R Ellis Genre: Horror Cert: 15 Released: 2009 Will someone make it stop? Seemingly not.  2006’s “Final Destination 3” was to be the last in the horror series only for the advent of 3D to prompt director David […]