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Metal for Friday: Alice in Chains "Man in the Box" [video].

This may be a slightly controversial Metal for Friday, because it raises the age-old question: is Alice in Chains really “metal?” This question, hotly debated in the 1990s, is something of a chimera. 214 more words


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May 22, 1998 – The Tomorrowland Attraction Rocket Rods Opens in Disneyland

“We had a beautiful show designed for , but we weren’t able to do it. 97 more words

Retro Nostalgia: The City of Lost Children (1995), Visual Rhetoric, and the Critic's Confused Apparatus

May 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s The City of Lost Children (1995).  It is perhaps the most recognizable example of contemporary surrealist cinema, and it remains one of Caro and Jeunet’s most well-regarded works.*  The surrealist nature of the film is fairly evident from even a casual viewing, as it embodies just about every layer of the film’s plot, characters, visuals, and underlying “myths.”  It’s chaotic, moody, and, at times, bewildering.   1,968 more words

Retro Nostalgia

Rust in peace: Peugeot 205 Multi

Two years ago, we published a highly detailed article about the history of the Peugeot 205. We wrapped-up the text in early 2013 but we didn’t publish it until May of that year because we wanted to make sure we had as many photos as possible. 235 more words