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David Fincher Taps Ben Affleck To Star In Gone Girl

David Fincher’s 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea appears to be stalled for the time being. The director of such films a Fight Club, Seven, The Game, Alien 3, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, and The Social Network, Fincher is moving forward with an adaptation of Gillian Flyn’s novel Gone Girl. Fincher has been working with Fox to develop the film for quite some time. The film as been given […]


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Top Five Picks for 2012’s Best Rap/Hip Hop Album

As I sit in front of my home computer eating an oversized bag of popcorn, I can’t help but look through my iTunes playlist. It’s packed with 2012’s most outstanding rap/hip-hop albums. Is that the only genre of music I listen to? Not at all–but it seems like the only genre I get the most enjoyment out of nowadays. This year has been really kind to my ears. This year […]


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Hood Harmonies: 2012’s 10 Best Rap/Hip-Hop and R&B Collaborations

Method Man and Mary J. Blige seem to have perfected the rap/hip-hop and R&B synergy better than most. It seems everyone and their mother has heard “I’ll Be There For You/You’re All I Need To Get By” at least once in their lifetime. True rap/hip-hop and R&B heads look back on this song fondly, and the newer generation is just becoming familiar with the song’s brilliance. In 2012, the dopest […]


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The Game “Jesus Piece”: Album Review

Interscope (2012)

40 Glocc doesn’t like him. Shyne certainly doesn’t either. And now religious zealots are probably condemning him to that not-so-nice place downstairs. But longtime fans like me still appreciate The Game, a West Coast-bred spitter who has attracted plenty of hate since his arrival. The one thing you can’t hate about him is his penchant for dope rhymes, as evidenced by his latest major label album effort called Jesus Piece. […]


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Album Review: The Game, “California Republic Mixtape”

The Game’s California Republic mixtape opens with a kiddy-pool-shallow piece of self-aggrandizement that sets the stage almost too well for the tracks to come. Within the space of three lines, “God Speed” has dropped references to Louis Vuitton, clubbing, Maserati coups, and the act of “stuntin’”. Not only are these touchstones about as tired as they come (when was the last time someone claimed they were “stuntin’”?), but they serve […]