Daniel Laikind

Daniel Laikind

Daniel Laikind Quick Links

Film RSS

LoudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Review


Very Good
If you're a fan of alternative rock music, you might recall an odd announcement from 2004, which heralded the unlikely reunion of The Pixies, the influential post-punk band that found modest success before disbanding amidst creative difficulties. But The Pixies had that rare legacy that outlived their time actually recording and touring. Most famously Kurt Cobain cited them as one of his most critical influences. And "Where Is My Mind?," perhaps their most famous (and best) song, plays over the final scene of Fight Club, as if it were almost custom written for the film.

But that was The Pixies then. The Pixies now are an older, weathered, almost beat-down quartet. Frank Black is considerably obese (and bald). Kim Deal has finally come out of rehab. David Lovering attempted a career as a magician and a metal-detecting beachcomber. And Joey Santiago settled down with a family.

Continue reading: LoudQUIETloud: A Film About The Pixies Review

Bounce: Behind The Velvet Rope Review


Good
"You gotta do what you gotta do," and if you're a bouncer, that pretty much means busting skulls, working out, tanning, and fussing over your Sylvester Stallone scrapbook. This shortish documentary analyzes the workings of a few mostly Manhattan and Queens bouncers, proving once and for all that some members of the human race are more pit bull than man. Their bizarre habits are, at the very least, the case for considerable mockery -- but after about half an hour, looking at wounds and comparing workout rituals gets a bit tedious.

Continue reading: Bounce: Behind The Velvet Rope Review

Slasher Review


Very Good
Everything you think you know about car salesmen is wrong: It's worse. Michael Bennett is a car salesman for hire, flown in by desperate dealerships to get rid of excess inventory by "slashing" prices, with the aid of a DJ, beautiful local girls, ridiculous giveaways, and the promise of a cheap, cheap ride. More show than sale, Slasher follows Bennett's three-day stint at a delapidated Memphis dealership by the airport, where cars aren't exactly flying off the lot -- even after The Slasher shows up. Alternately sad and funny, you can't help but enjoy your 90 minutes with Bennett, even if he is out to get every last penny out of you.
Daniel Laikind

Daniel Laikind Quick Links

Film RSS
Advertisement

Occupation

Filmmaker


Suggested

7 Stars That Swapped A Football Career For Music

7 Stars That Swapped A Football Career For Music

From Robbie Williams to Olly Murs, these musicians are still football mad.

How To Get Tickets For Slaves' Big Fall 2018 Tour

How To Get Tickets For Slaves' Big Fall 2018 Tour

They'll hit the UK and Ireland this November.

7 Foreign Horror Movie Remakes We'd Love To See

7 Foreign Horror Movie Remakes We'd Love To See

There are some films in this world that deserve another go.

Slaves - Chokehold Video

Slaves - Chokehold Video

Slaves hold open auditions for a new drummer in the star-studded and ultimately heart-warming video for their new single 'Chokehold'.

Advertisement
Are AC/DC Recording A New Album?

Are AC/DC Recording A New Album?

Lead singer Brian Johnson and ex-drummer Phil Rudd were both spotted in Vancouver outside AC/DC/'s Warehouse Studios this week.

Mid-Week Playlist: 15 Happy Tunes To Get You Through Work

Mid-Week Playlist: 15 Happy Tunes To Get You Through Work

From 'Happy' to 'Banana Pancakes', these are soaked in positivity.

5 Hit TV Shows Returning In 2019; From 'Game Of Thrones' To 'Peaky Blinders'

5 Hit TV Shows Returning In 2019; From 'Game Of Thrones' To 'Peaky Blinders'

Sometimes it takes more than 12 months to put together a fantastic season of one of the world's leading TV shows.

Orbital - Dreamland, Margate, Kent 28.07.2018 Live Review

Orbital - Dreamland, Margate, Kent 28.07.2018 Live Review

Orbital brought their spectacular show to the East Kent coast at the weekend to the delight of a variety of ravers.

Advertisement

Daniel Laikind Movies

Bounce: Behind The Velvet Rope Movie Review

Bounce: Behind The Velvet Rope Movie Review

"You gotta do what you gotta do," and if you're a bouncer, that pretty much...

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.