As it returns in 3D, Eli Glasner examines the experience minute by minute and discovers Cline Dion’s ubiquitous soundtrack, and James Cameron’s risible dialogue, have not improved with age. Continue reading this postSparkle trailer gives last glimpse of Whitney HoustonA trailer for the movie musical Sparkle was released Monday, giving us a glimpse of Whitney Houston’s last project. The late singer plays the mother of Jordin Sparks, an aspiring singer in the 1960s who rises with a girl group similar to the Supremes.
My first opportunity to vote, we put in the first African American. I thought we were never turning back. Especially with the oncoming of more and more pc culture and acceptance flooding the mainstream over the past few years. SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileArtist programmer Daito Manabe taped electrical wires to different muscles in his face and used them to administer shocks in tandem with the notes of a song he wrote. Manabe wrote a glitchy little tune and attached a collection of electrodes to his face, which he set up so that electric shocks of varying degrees would be triggered along with the notes of his song.It’s hard to describe the weirdness of watching Manabe’s involuntary twitches, which make his face look as though it’s busting out pop and locking breakdancing moves especially because his song is catchy enough to inspire fits of impromptu dancing in your computer desk chair.And though my anxiety dissipated upon further viewings, I have to say that I felt highly uncomfortable the first time I made it through the full video. Call me dark and twisted, but I was tormented by thoughts of electrocution based torture and lab rats getting shocked in behavioural conditioning experiments involving aversive stimuli.Posted: 2008/12/04 at 8:53 PMWhile we could “poo poo” this as an example of exploitation of the audience’s morbid fascination (in this case, self mutilation).
Upon killing him, he didn come back as he was, but sort of psuedo revived as an angels spirit ghost (in the paranormal sense) thing. It unclear if that was a viable form, a temporary form, or just the tail end of his connection to the light in one last hurrah. Whatever it was, the Traveler clearly didn like it.
Now I’m in the same position with my mother as my mother was with hers. No one believes her when she tells them she met Bea Arthur in a restaurant (until last week, she had to explain that Bea Arthur was Maude) or that she took swimming lessons at 21 McGill with Salome Bey or that her cousin Pat Harrington Jr. Just visited her for lunch recently when he was in town.