This Week on the DCMG Websites

Here's a round up of all the new articles this week on The DreamCage and AlbieMedia websites...

Monday 8th April

On The DreamCage

"though ostensibly a sci-fi film, it is more a variation on the tales told about prospectors way out West, in the lawless era of the 19th century Gold Rush"

On DVD from 22nd, Ren Zelen watched Prospect.

Tuesday 9th April

On The DreamCage

"The year is 1980-something. The timeline has been skewed and the world has unravelled into a neon dystopia circa 1980-other-something."

The Defective Inspector latches on to HyperParasite by Troglobyte Games.

"It is why Gröning’s trial was so important. Even if he was 94. His age is an issue and it is talked about extensively in the film. Is it worth putting a 94-year-old man on trial? And the answer is yes."

Coming to DVD next week, Tony Cross watched the documentary The Accountant of Auschwitz...

On AlbieMedia

"This is another of these potluck “I know absolutely nothing about the band or the album” choices that I enjoy from this Educating Omand series, so I’m interested to see what the lucky bag gives me this time."

For Educating Omand: Year 2 this week, Susan Omand listened to Chiodos and Illuminaudio

Wednesday 10th April

On The DreamCage

Premiering at the London Independent Film Festival, Susan Omand watched Monique Needham’s short film Cashpoint...

Thursday 11th April

On The DreamCage

"It is, however, really funny in a dark, "you hate yourself for laughing," kind of a way."

Thanks to Titan Books, Steve Taylor-Bryant read All My Colors by David Quantick...

On AlbieMedia

Most people will recognise the line "The Sweeney's doin' 90 cos they've got nowhere to go"- it's actually "cos they've got the word to go".

This week the SotD79 choice by Jimmy Hunter is the delightful Cool For Cats by Squeeze.

"Looking back through history, it seems a lot of fans of The Cult were initially against the change of style from punk/goth to rock band in the late 1980s but, to be fair, I was a kid so I wasn’t involved in any frustration others may have had."

Thirty years on from its release, Steve Taylor-Bryant looks back at Sonic Temple from The Cult

Saturday 13th April

On The DreamCage

It's more than just smoke and mirrors as Kraig Taylor-Bryant looks at some of the themes in The Prestige (with spoilers)...

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