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January 20, 2016 —People have had ideas about how to save the world, but the one that Nick Sand and Tim Scully came up with was definitely original.Back in the 1960s, they decided that they were going to produce enough LSD so that everyone could “expand their consciousness.” To this end they planned to create 750 million doses of the hallucinogenic drug. And expanding everyone’s consciousness was, of course, exactly what the world needed.Tim Scully was so convinced in the […]
January 20, 2017 — Sean Brosnan’s eagerly anticipated directorial debut, My Father Die, opens theatrically today.The action/drama/horror film has a Southern Gothic soul and a tough and violent heart. Praise has been pouring in since the film’s debut at SXSW. Consequence of Sound says: “The final 30 minutes of My Father, Die do exactly what a great horror movie is supposed to: it makes you wonder just how in the f*** our heroes are going to escape from this.”Variety said the film is a “thematically simple, […]
December 8, 2016 — It is entirely possible that Nicholas Sand and Tim Scully really believed that they could save the world through the production and dissemination of the mind-altering drug LSD.It might be hard to credit that as coherent thought now, but the 1960s and 1970s were a different time.While living at Timothy Leary’s Milbrook estate, Sands claims he decided that the distribution of as much LSD as possible would greatly benefit the human race by expanding everyone’s consciousness. And after meeting […]
January 19, 2016 — Southern Gothic just got a little more extreme.Variety said of My Father Die, “Sean Brosnan‘s accomplished feature debut is a primal bayou-country revenge tale bordering on horror.The swamp-thing progeny of Beasts of the Southern Wild and The Night of the Hunter (with a little Cape Fear thrown in), “My Father Die” offers blood-and-thunder Southern-gothic excess both tempered and heightened by vivid directorial texturing. ““…this is a bold and talented debut, all the more impressive for transcending (while embracing) some […]
January 18, 2017 — She was the ultimate blonde bombshell, the reigning sex symbol of the late 1940s and 1950s and one of America’s great cultural icons.Despite the fact that her career as a movie star lasted slightly more than a decade, Marilyn Monroe is listed as the 6th greatest female movie star of all time by the American Film Institute.When she died at the age of 36, in 1962, it was claimed that her death was from an overdose of barbiturates […]
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