1 Nov
Odd Future quells the anxiety of concerned citizens everywhere

Turns out to be a very musical Tuesday here at the LIAS bunker, as the first video from Odd Future sub-group The Internet hits the, ummm, internets. Syd The Kyd and Matt Martian together make up The Internet, and after releasing a couple tracks (“Love Song -1″ and “They Say”) have decided on making “Cocaine” the […]


28 Oct
Scroobius Pip's Halloween spooky "The Struggle" Video

A very spooky Halloween single from our boy Scroobius Pip, who remains one of the best pure lyricists out there bar none (read our Q&A with Scroobius). Taken from his solo album Distraction Pieces, the video “The Struggle” was directed by Aaron Shrimpton & Scroobius Pip himself. Pssssst… My Name Is Johnny Depp And I Kill […]


29 Aug
Written & directed by Bruce Robinson

Gotta say we’re stoked any time anything Hunter S. Thompson related hits the interwebs, so the trailer for the new film The Rum Diary is noteworthy news. The film is based on a novel Thompson wrote back in 1959, but wasn’t published until 1998, and is written and directed by the great Bruce Robinson — […]


28 Jul
Cameron Crowe writes and directs the history of a megaband

Rising from the ashes of Mother Love Bone, Pearl Jam came into existence twenty years ago when Eddie Vedder jumped into the vocalist spot evacuated with the death of Andrew Wood. Months later the band dropped Ten, the album that introduced the world to “Alive”,”Evenflow”,  “Black” and “Jeremy”, not to mention Vedder’s legendary howl (and […]


19 Jul
Plenty of flows to keep your boring workday moving...

Plenty of tasty musical treats for your Tuesday morning, starting off with the brand spanking new Beastie Boys video for “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win” (with Santigold). Directed by Spike Jonze and featuring a very Reggieknow-like cadre of zombie-killing action figures, the full-length video debuted this morning. The Tuesday Video 5-Pack continues […]


6 Jul
John C. Reilly, and very little else, is worth watching

Read The Elf’s review of Terri, screened courtesy of the Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) Obese, outcast teenager with a crap home life finds redemption and a sense of self through a caring teacher. No, it’s not Precious. It’s Terri. This time the put-upon teen (Jacob Wysocki) is a pasty white male who wears pajamas […]


4 May
Pretty much pretending "Planet of the Apes" never happened

Rise Of the Planet Of the Apes is the upcoming origin story for what 20th Century Fox certainly hopes will become a franchise effort for the studio. Pretty much pretending that the Mark Wahlberg-led Planet of the Apes abomination never happened, the film tells the cautionary tale of genetic experiments gone wrong in San Francisco […]


28 Apr
A gorgeous Swede gets drunk with Stellan Skarsgard

The always stunning Lykke Li is back with her latest video, “Sadness Is a Blessing”, directed by Talik Saleh. Sure when you’re a gorgeous Swede drinking voluminous wine with Stellan Skarsgard sadness may be a blessing, but for the rest of us it just kind of sucks. Still, I’d watch Lykke be sad any day… […]