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Come watch the Batman V Superman teaser before its taken down

Come watch the Batman V Superman teaser before its taken down 0

If you would have asked me a week ago, I would have told you that due to Man of Steel, I wasn’t very excited for the upcoming Batman V Superman movie but come on, what nerd can resist this? The thought of Batman, and a Batman who is more or less ripped from the pages(…)

“Transformers 4: Age of Extinction” Falls Shorter than The First Three Movies

“Transformers 4: Age of Extinction” Falls Shorter than The First Three Movies 0

Transformers 4: Age of Extinction serves as a finale that oddly parallels the tear-jerking ending in The Iron Giant. ?A 50-foot robot blasts off from Earth never to be seen again. Unlike that wonderful movie, Michael Bay left me tasting metal with how many pieces of robot flew into the theater. And if there were(…)

“Begin Again” Delivers with a Solid Plot and Rocking Music

“Begin Again” Delivers with a Solid Plot and Rocking Music 0

When a drunk record label exec walks into a bar, he catches an earful of his latest East Village muse. No. This isn’t me shamelessly trying out a joke; it’s a scene from John Carney’s new movie Begin Again starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo. Begin Again’s premise is a lot like that of the(…)

Music

The Blast Interview: Rudimental

The Blast Interview: Rudimental 0

After traveling from Mansfield, Mass. and performing with Ed Sheeran, the guys of Rudimental got a chance to rest on their tour bus outside NAGA, a nightclub in Cambridge. The band was gearing up for a DJ set, their second performance of the night. Composed of four members from the UK—Amir Amor, Kesi Dryden, Piers(…)

Gallery: The Gaslight Anthem plays Boston

Gallery: The Gaslight Anthem plays Boston 0

This past week, one of alternative-rock’s most popular acts The Gaslight Anthem brought their headlining tour in support of Get Hurt to Boston. The show was opened by Twopointeight, a punk/rock band from Sweden. The band has a similar sound to The Gaslight Anthem, which makes a bit of sense – Gaslight’s Brian Fallon produced(…)

Sarah Jaffe comes to Great Scott 9/11

Sarah Jaffe comes to Great Scott 9/11 0

Indie singer-songwriter Sarah Jaffe will be continuing her national tour at Allston’s Great Scott on Sept. 11. The Texas native just released her third studio album, Don’t Disconnect, on Aug. 19 and has been touring since July with The Polyphonic Spree. The second leg of her tour will be with hip-hop artists Astronautalis, Stage, and Transit. Don’t Disconnect, Jaffe’s latest album, was produced(…)

Television

Discovery’s MythBusters Says Goodbye to Kari Byron, Tony Belleci, and Grant Imahara

Discovery’s MythBusters Says Goodbye to Kari Byron, Tony Belleci, and Grant Imahara 0

MythBusters will look a little different when The Discovery Channel airs new episodes of the hit show. On Thursday, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman announced that the episode that aired on August 21 would be the last for familiar faces Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara. Both Byron and Imahara reached out to their(…)

The Definitive Ranking of the Game of Thrones Houses

The Definitive Ranking of the Game of Thrones Houses 0

Every Game of Thrones fan out there has their favorite house. Some prefer the noble Starks, while others love the strong Targaryens, and still others like the Greyjoys. I kid. No one likes the Greyjoys. However, with respect to all of your varied opinions, there is only one correct way to rank these houses. So, on(…)