Archive for April, 2011

The Artist Zone: Chris Castaneda

April 30th, 2011 by Mr. C

Chris Castaneda at the MoCCA Festival in NYC Planet Chocko had the pleasure to attend the MoCCA Festival which was held on April 10th & 11th at the Lexington Avenue Armory in NYC to benefit the 10th anniversary of the Museum of Comic & Cartoon art! Chocko went in one direction while I went the […]

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Helldriver screening at the Japan Society

April 29th, 2011 by Mr. C

The Helldriver screening at the Japan Society on thursday night was hella’ full of zombie fun! It was our 1st time attending an event/screening at the J-Society and boy, if this was indicative of how the Japan Society, Sushi Typhoon, & Subway Cinema do things there…um, where do we sign up?! The director, Yoshihiro Nishimura […]

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Seaweed played the Bell House

April 27th, 2011 by chocko

Last Friday, April 22, 2011 marked the triumphant return of Tacoma, Washington’s Seaweed to NYC where they have not played in over ten years. Their show at Bell House was their first show in Brooklyn and to say that I was totally psyched for this show, would be kind of an understatement. Seaweed formed in […]

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Underwater Love (2011) screening at Tribeca Film Festival

April 25th, 2011 by Mr. C

Director: Shinji Imaoka Actors: Sawa Masaki, Mutsuo Yoshioka, Emi Nishimura, and Fumio Moriya Genre: pinky musical, exploitation, cult I went to a wet and wild if not a bit enigmatic screening of UNDERWATER LOVE at the Tribeca Film Festival last Saturday night with the director, Shinji Imaoka & the lead actress, Sawa Masaki in attendance […]

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Taxi Hunter (1993)

April 23rd, 2011 by Mr. C

Director: Herman Yau Actors: Anthony Wong,Yu Rong-Guang, Ng Man-Tat, Athena Chu Yun Genre: Revenge! exploitation! Taxi Hunter at first glance might lead you to believe that this is Hong Kong’s version of Taxi Driver by Martin Scorcese, but the buck stops there when comparing the two! However, the characters of Travis Bickle & Ah Kin […]

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Tear It Up played Europa

April 21st, 2011 by chocko

Last month the original lineup of NJ’s legendary DIY hardcore punk group, Tear It Up, played to a packed house at Europa in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Paul, Andy, Doug, Matt and Dave had not played a show together since 2003 and to see them on stage for the first of two reunion shows was something I […]

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Record Store Day 2011

April 20th, 2011 by chocko

regina spektor at other music Happy Belated Record Store Day. How did it go out there? Did you wait in a line like me and Mr. C to stock up on limited edition vinyl? That’s what we did on that unusually cold spring morning in New York City last Saturday. First up was Other Music […]

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Fiat Abarth 695!

April 20th, 2011 by Mr. C

Late 1960’s Fiat Abarth on mercer street by NYU on Record Store day! Steve Urkel posed as a model for a size perspective of the diminuitive 4 wheeler! Talk about a stylish urban assault vehicle!

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Soul Brothers of Kung Fu (1977)

April 12th, 2011 by Mr. C

Director: Yi Jung Hua Actors: Bruce Li, Law Mong, Ku Feng, Lee Hoi San, & Carl Scott Genre: Brucesploitation The Soul Brothers of Kung Fu comprise of actors, Ho Chung Tao aka Bruce Li, Law Mong, & Carl Scott! This chauncy is about 3 illegal immigrants played by Li, Carl Scott, & Law Mong from […]

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Heavy Cream played Public Assembly

April 8th, 2011 by chocko

Straight outta Nashville…Heavy Cream played to a Brooklyn crowd last night in the back room of Public Assembly. They played another Brooklyn show last week at Death By Audio with but that got sold out and I’m sure got packed like sardines. The Public Assembly show was a little easier to get into and this […]

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Pharoahe Monch performed at Best Buy NYC

April 7th, 2011 by chocko

Pharoahe Monch best known for his monster hit “Simon Says” in the late 90’s and for being in the group Organized Konfusion made a recent appearance at the Best Buy in Union Square in New York City on March 22 to perform some songs off his new album. The new album on Duck Down records […]

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April 7th, 2011 by Mr. C

Director: Lee Harry Actors: Jun Chong, Hwang Jang Lee(Jason Hwang),Jeff Rector,David Homb Genre: action, martial arts I went rummaging into my VHS collection that I was about to set a blaze to & pulled out this gem, Street Soldiers in ‘it’s so bad that it’s so good’ category of film! STREET SOLDIERS is a 1990’s […]

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