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6/8/2018 Lil' Movie Reviews:

UPGRADE & DEADPOOL 2

Thanks to his new Movie Pass, Dan is able to watch and review two movies, Upgrade and Deadpool 2, on back-to-back days. Check it out!

 

6/6/2018 BMM Interview:

LOS ANGELES OVERNIGHT: Arielle Brachfeld, Michael Chrisoulakis, and the Jacksons, Camilla & Guy (no relation)


I recently watched the indie film noir gem LOS ANGELES OVERNIGHT and had the privilege of chatting with the film's star Arielle Brachfeld, director Michael Chrisoulakis, writer Guy Jackson and producer Camilla Jackson. This is that chat... READ MORE

 

 

 

5/10/2018 Live in Los Angeles:

AFGHAN WHIGS & BUILT TO SPILL

In the darkness, the bald man leans in closer to me and asks, "Who is this guy?" This slightly tipsy, but very much impressed, longtime Afghan Whigs fan was as lucky as this writer was to show up early for the show... READ MORE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/2017 Live in Los Angeles:

GROWLERS SIX

I don't know what you were doing on the last weekend in October, but BeerMoviesMusic went on down to the LA Waterfront to basque in the amazement that was the inaugural GROWLERS SIX fest! Please, do yourself a favor and check it out... READ MORE

 

 

8/14/17 BBM GETS FESTIVE:
SUNDANCE NEXT FEST 2017-
Gook, Bitch, L.A. Times and Golden Exits

It was quite the honor to have been invited back for the second year in a row to the beautiful Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, and even nicer to be entertained by the likes of comedians Natasha Leggero and Kate Micucci... but of course, the very best part of the weekend was seeing some indie films, so let's just get right to it... READ MORE

 

8/3/2017 Live in Los Angles Gallery:
TAKING BACK SUNDAY

The first-ever BeerMoviesMusic photography gallery has happened, courtesy of Mr. Nicolas Bates' recent trip to the Wiltern to see TAKING BACK SUNDAY... READ MORE

 

 

7/2/2017 BMM TALKS:
CON BRIO

Following a big perfomance at Arroyo Seco Weekend, CON BRIO bassist Jonathan Kirchner stops by to talk about beer movies and music, while Dan searches the Internet to find the funniest gifs to plug in-between each question asked... READ MORE

 

 

6/26/2017 Live In Los Angeles:
ARROYO SECO WEEKEND 2017

Live coverage of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Alabama Shakes, Broken Social Scene, Weezer, Mumford and Sons, Charles Bradley, Fitz & the Tantrums, Con Brio, Live, The Shins, The Rivalists...  READ MORE 

 

5/22/2017: What You Should Be Listening to NOW, Volume I:
THE AFGHAN WHIGS, AT THE DRIVE-IN & MEXICAN DUBWISER

Back in 2014, Greg Dulli and the boys got back into the Whig thing after a 16 year absence in a fantastic reunion that was well overdue with Do to the Beast. BeerMoviesMusic loved the shit out of that album, maybe partly because of nostalgia... READ MORE

 

3/25/17 FEATURE REVIEW:
GET OUT

If you were a betting man, how much would you have laid down on one of the guys from Key & Peele being a great horror filmmaker? As a betting man myself, I can tell you the exact number-- $0.00. We would have all missed out on a shit-ton of money... READ MORE

 

3/25/2017 THIS BEER, PATHETIC:

THIS BEER, PATHETIC:

RETURN OF THE PATHETIC

Many years ago, Dan wrote a blog called THIS LIFE, PATHETIC. All these years later, that blog has returned better than ever, now with the word "BEER" in the title... READ MORE

 

 

3/25/2017 BMM TALKS:
SENATOR

Following the release of his debut EP Tiny Monsters, singer/songwriter Howard Baker, better known as SENATOR, stops by to talk to BMM about his hatred of birch beer and La La Land and his love of Bette Midler, Leo & Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (and a whole shit-ton more of stuff). You know you want to READ MORE

 

 

2/12/17 LIL' MOVIE REVIEWS:
SPLIT & PATRIOTS DAY

I know. Trust me, I fucking know. You've been fooled too many times to fall for another enticing M. Night Shyamalan trailer, only to be beyond disappointed when you shell out the cash to see the flick, you leave so angry you vow you will never, ever, ever do it again... READ MORE

 

 

2/1/17 Live In Los Angeles:
RUN THE JEWELS

FEBRUARY 2, 2017: Your mission, if you chose to accept it is to leave your pregnant girlfriend alone sick in bed, beat traffic all the way to USC's downtown campus on a Wednesday night. Once there, proceed to the Shrine Expo Hall and witness the performance of Run the Jewels... READ MORE

 

 

1/30/17 LIL'-LIL' MOVIE REVIEWS:
Catch Up on 2016, Part Two

And the reviews continue with Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea, Lion, Arrival, Nocturnal Animals and Hell or High Water... READ MORE

 

 

1/22/17 LIL'-LIL' MOVIE REVIEWS:
Catch Up on 2016, Part One

It's been a while, so let me catch you up on 2016 with reviews of La La Land, The Invitation, Rogue One, Silence and Loving... READ MORE

 

 

12/3/16 Live In Los Angeles:
AESOP ROCK

DECEMBER 3, 2016-- The first thing that shall be known was even though Nicolas Bates was in attendance with all of his gear, BeerMoviesMusic was denied a photo pass to the event by the tour manager... READ MORE

 

 

11/29/16 Live In Los Angeles:
THE NAKED AND FAMOUS

NOVEMBER 29, 2016-- It had been far two long since the original BeerMoviesMusic team of Dan and Nick covered a show for you, dear reader. So long in fact, they ventured all the way to the far east... READ MORE

 

 

 

9/23/2016 Live In Los Angeles:
DINOSAUR JR

September 23, 2016-- Dinosaur JR. was formed back in 1984 and 22 years later your teary-eyed writer still had never seen Joseph Donald Mascis, Jr., Louis Knox Barlow and Emmett Jefferson Murphy III play together live... READ MORE

 

 

9/6/2016 VIDEO CONTENT:

THE BEER.MOVIES.MUSIC SHOW EPISODE 101:

THE ORPHAN, THE POET @ BREWYARD BEER COMPANY

Dan is joined by David Eselgroth, Dakota Johnson, Jake Floyd and Sam Gordon of The Orphan, the Poet to drink beers and talk movies at the amazing Brewyard Beer Company in Glendale, California... READ MORE

 

 

 

9/3/2016 Live In Los Angeles:
THE KILLS

SEPTEMBER 3, 2016-- The evening officially kicked off in a tiny, nondescript shopping center deep in the heart of Koreatown... READ MORE

 

 

 

8/20/2016 Live In Los Angeles:
PARQUET COURTS

AUGUST 20, 2016-- Deep in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, the writer stands outside the former-movie-theater-turned-indie-music-concert-hall waiting on the photographer. A man approaches..READ MORE

 

 

8/12, 13, 14/2016 BBM GETS FESTIVE:
SUNDANCE NEXT FEST 2016

Dan goes to NEXT FEST in Downtown LA to review MORRIS FROM AMERICA, WHITE GIRL and UNDER THE SHADOW just for your sexy ass!! READ MORE

 

 

7/16/2016 FEATURE REVIEW:
CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

Captain Fantastic definitely lived up to the adjective in its title, but I’ll get to that in a second. Let’s talk a little about Q&A’s for a second, shall we? Beer.Movies.Music was present at... READ MORE

 

 

7/4/2016 FEATURE REVIEW:
SWISS ARMY MAN

The highlight of the Q&A following the premiere of Swiss Army Man at the Arclight Hollywood was when Dan Kwan held up his cell phone to the microphone to play the audience a recorded fart... READ MORE

 

 

7/19/2016 Live In Los Angeles:
WE ARE SCIENTISTS

July 16, 2016 was a big night for We Are Scientists... as well as for Nick and I.  Okay, so probably bigger for the band, since they were celebrating the ten-year anniversary of READ MORE

 

 

7/3/2016 LIL' MOVIE REVIEWS:
The Neon Demon & The Innocents

By his own admission at the Q&A following The Neon Demon at The Dome at Arclight Hollywood, Nicolas Winding Refn has always wanted to be a teenage girl... READ MORE

 

 

6/30/2016 Live In Los Angeles:
GROUPLOVE

ON JUNE 29, 2016, hundreds of the most devoted Grouplove fans in L.A. lined Hollywood Boulevard for a chance... READ MORE

 

 

6/28/2016 Live In Los Angeles:
SUNSTOCK SOLAR FESTIVAL 2016

Live coverage of Wavves, Cults, The Big Pink, Trapdoor Social, The Allah-Las, Kaki King, Gateway Drugs, Yoya... READ MORE 

 

 

6/22/2016 LIL' MOVIE REVIEWS:
Popstar & Captain America: Civil War

The Lonely Island did it. They actually made a good movie. Clearly, if you're not a fan of Andy Samberg and the boys' sense of humor... READ MORE

 

 

6/22/2016 Live In Los Angeles:
ERIC BACHMANN

SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2016 was another big night for this writer. Not only was it the the third straight night of seeing an artist he'd loved since his childhood, he also was able to return... READ MORE

 

 

6/15/2016 LIL' MOVIE REVIEWS:
The Nice Guys & The Conjuring 2

Shane Black takes us back to the '70s and into the world of porn and politics for this buddy "cop" movie... READ MORE

 

 

 

 

 

 


6/15/2016 Three Musical Short Stories:

Aesop Rock, At the Drive-In & Prophets of Rage

WARNING: Please do not confuse these Musical Short Stories with my Feature Concert Coverage. When Beer.Movies.Music does actual feature coverage, it brings along a highly skilled, professional photographer... READ MORE

 

5/26/2016 Feature Review:
GOLD PANDA Good Luck and Do Your Best

First and foremost, we here at Beer.Movies.Music would like to join forces with Gold Panda to battle relentlessly against this world full of snark and wish all of you good luck when you are out there... READ MORE

 

 

5/23/2016 Feature Review: THE LOBSTER

For much of my life, I had convinced myself that I hate the genre known as a "romantic comedy," and really what the fuck's to like, right? Guy likes girl... READ MORE

 

 

5/23/2016 Beer Blog:

BEER BLOG ENTRY #1:
EL SEGUNDO AND SMOG CITY ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS 

Saturday was a great day in Los Angeles beer. It marked the five-year anniversary for El Segundo Brewing Company and Smog City's three-year celebration. And you're goddamn right I went to both... READ MORE

 

 

5/22/2016 Live in Los Angeles:
RADICAL FACE at the Teragram Ballroom

TUESDAY MAY 10, 2014 was a historic night. Not only did Radical Face play Teragram Ballroom, it was also the first time in nearly two years that... READ MORE

 

 

5/15/2016 Feature Review: GREEN ROOM 

There was a big run on throwbacks to the grindhouse/exploitation films of the '70s in recent years, but most were just self-aware imitations  that rarely... READ MORE

 

 

5/15/2016 Beer List:

 

The Top Five LA County Black IPAS 
That Rival the Almighty Wookey Jack

written by Dan Sinclair

First off... relax. Fact: Firestone Walker's Wookey Jack is goddamn delicious. I'm not attacking it, nor putting it down in any way, shape or form. The mere fact that this article mentions it as the standard to which any great Cascade is always... READ MORE

 

 

5/14/2016 Lil' Music Reviews: 
The 2016 Albums That Were Released Before Beer.Movies.Music Was a Thing Edition

Short reviews of the latest music from KANYE WEST, RADICAL FACE, ERIC BACHMANN and HOMEBOY SANDMAN... READ MORE

 

 

5/8/2016 Musical Short Story:
Silver Stays Golden by Dan Sinclair

The “coffee shop” is no shop.  Tis but a scene.  A scene Silver wished she never saw from the fully functional 80s-arcade-game table tops to the bright pink-and-black-striped plaster walls littered with torn pages from 60s Playboy magazines... READ MORE

 

 

5/7/2016 LIL' MOVIE REVIEWS:
 THE 2016 BEFORE BEER.MOVIES.MUSIC. EXISTED EDITION

This first of many to come, this LIL' MOVIE REVIEWS covers THE WITCH, THE BOY, DEADPOOL and 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE, each accompanied by a video of their trailer... READ MORE

 

5/4/2016 Feature Story:

HAVE YOU SEEN ME? 
The Mysterious Disappearance of Pac City

written by Dan Sinclair

Something's just not right in the world of craft beer. Something's... missing. For those of you who never had the unique experience of what was Pacoima's own Pac City Brewery and Tap Room, let me break it down for you. You first look on a map of LA County to find out exactly where Pacoima is and say, "Oh, shit. That's far." READ MORE