Though he’s no stranger to twisted flicks (like Twister and True Lies) Frailty marked the directorial debut for actor, Bill Paxton. In this psycho-thriller, Matthew McConaughey reveals to the FBI that his brother is the God’s Hands killer, who is ordered by his father (Paxton) to do the lord’s work and “destroy sinners.” The plot totally thickens and involves an axe that is named Otis …
Not just a book about junkies, but it’s still pretty interesting. Throughout history, the most creative voices and minds have also been among the most self-destructive. Writers, painters, musicians – think of pop stars like Kurt Cobain, artists like Jackson Pollack & writers like Kerouac – all of them tortured souls. In Genius and Heroin, you can learn what made them tick, their poisons of choice and the links that bind the doomed together. 368 pages.
When it comes to dressing yourself, you may know how to knot your tie, but other than that, you don’t know your ascot from a pocket square. Style And The Man is a guidebook for men who want to not just dress to impress – but also, understand the how & why of it. From how to shop for tailored clothing, to the proper choice for a dinner jacket and tuxedo, author (and award-winning designer) Alan Flusser breaks down fashionable refinement to help regular guys step up their wardrobe.
If you haven’t downloaded the leaked new self-titled Interpol record, you may as well grab the official release - it’s sure to sound better than the muddled torrent rip. Recorded at Jimi Hendrix’ legendary Electric Lady studio in New York, these indie rocker’s fourth record is more classic than the last—not Bright Lights classic, more orchestral classic. In the running for album of the year? You decide.
It’s sad great works of literature have to be disguised as packs of cigarettes & offered up in 6-packs to give them a chance of being read. It’s also kind of funny. UK’s Tank Books came up with this sexy packaging revealing pocket-sized classics like The Metamorphosis by Kafka and The Snows Of Kilimanjaro by Hemingway. There are 6 books in all, with flip-tops, foil and a much better taste than Nicorette.
This movie came out in ’98, before poker was cool again. Before most people played in front of their computers, in the dark, in their underwear. Okay, back to the movie. Matt Damon gets burned playing cards and tries to reform himself. Gets a girl. When his buddy, Worm, gets out of prison – he loses the girl. Then they go all in, playing and betting heavy trying to win enough cash to make good on Worm’s pre-prison debt. Guess what happens?
You’ve gotta hand it to Brad Pitt, for being so pretty, he has sure played some ugly parts. In Kalifornia, he’s a white-trash criminal who gets in on a cross-country ride-share with a writer (David Duchovny) and his girlfriend. As they ride along, Pitt charms Duchovny with his brashness & bold violence. Their weird tour grows ever more tense, but what the rest of the crew doesn’t know (except Pitt’s girl, Juliette Lewis) is that he’s leaving a trail of bodies in their wake.
Zombie warfare is about to get a lot more fun for you and Dead Rising 2’s main man, Chuck Greene. A new mechanical allows players to build their own zombie-slaughtering weapons. This is just one of the new features coming in this highly anticipated game. It is played in a new world, with a whole cast of new psychos. The Collector’s Edition set features a steel 2-disk case, art book & other promotional items. Let the slaughter begin!
Detroit. America’s Motor City is a crumbling metropolis leftover from a bygone-era of American industrial dominance. In their book, The Ruins Of Detroit, photographers Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre expose the decay of what 50 years ago, was one of our nation’s finest cities. Magnificent images of architecture in collapse & abandoned grandeur hint hauntingly to a past that may never be recovered. Hardcover, 200 pages.
James Bond. You know he’s cool. You know he slayed the babes & drove ridiculous cars. You may even recall his Lotus Esprit was a submarine that shot torpedoes. But, your knowledge about this international man of mystery doesn’t even scratch the surface. That’s why you need to get The Book of Bond. Author, Alastair Dougall, introduces you to Bond’s tastes, skills & enemies, as well as, breaks down each of the 23 classic films.