Because somehow, his re-interpretation of 80’s new wave/synth pop is so uncanny, it’s as if he built a time machine just to live through the 2nd British invasion led by 80’s superstars like Thomas Dolby, A Flock of Seagulls and OMD. Either that or Jack (you might know him as the lead guitarist of the group, fun.) is really a guy well into his 50’s, who’s cleverly cloaked himself in the body of a 30 year old to market himself to today’s hipsters.
To the casual observer, it may seem that Vin Diesel got the short end of the Guardians of the Galaxy stick when he was cast as the tree, Groot, who pretty much only gets to say three words the entire film.
UPDATE: Extending this giveaway until Tuesday July 29 - enter now! Kids love superheroes, but superheroes are rarely kids! Antboy, based on the popular Danish comic book series, will fly on DVD July 22.
My 3-year old broke the law while watching Planes: Fire & Rescue. As the title promises, Dusty Crophopper takes on a new trade and sure enough, toward the movie’s end, he’s putting that training to good use. “Fire!” Tate shouted. “Fire! Fire!
A husband for 12 years, dad for 8 and music fan my entire life. My love affair with pop music began in a household where popular music was strictly prohibited, (remember Footloose??) while Brahms, Beethoven and Bach were permanent fixtures on the family playlist. Now I love me some Symphony No. 5, but as a kid I yearned for the rock and R&B music experience my friends enjoyed and clearly took for granted.
The 80’s are officially BAAACK – but this time around, you AND the kids can share in the nostalgia, inspired by the Pop/Reggae-fusion band... Magic!
Ok, so you may not go as far as dyeing your hair pink and coifing it into a punk-inspired pompadour… no matter, Don’t Kill the Magic, the debut album by Magic! is this summer’s perennial pick-me-up, party-starting playlist that will sustain good vibrations all day long!
Think, The Police – without the jazzy overtones – or the nervous energy.