Gerard Malanga

Interview with an American Poet by Tobe Damit Gerard Malanga has been one of the most innovative, inspired, active and versatile artists who’s career spans over almost 6 decades. He is an actor, filmmaker, photographer, poet and he also choreographed the music of the Velvet Underground for Warhol’s multimedia presentation The Exploding Plastic Inevitable. He […]

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Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Directed by George Miller and starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron & Nicholas Hoult.  “What a lovely day!”  What a lovely day indeed, in this post-apocalyptic Australian outback, where bands of ruffians riding improbable motor-vehicle contraptions are trying to catch you as soon as you let your guard down.  This is the world of Mad Max: […]

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Oblivion (2013)

Directed by Joseph Kosinski and starring Tom Cruise & Morgan Freeman. Oblivion is a very beautiful movie that gorgeously blends reality and rendered elements together to spectacular effect.  The story is set on a post-apocalyptic Earth following an all-out war (that humanity won) against a race of invading aliens and that left the planet devastated.  […]

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Dredd (2012)

Directed by Pete Travis and starring Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby & Lena Headey.  I wasn’t expecting anything special when I originally watched this, and I must say that I was pleasantly surprised by this concise & energetic action sci-fi flick that finally properly honors the legendary Judge Dredd.  The movie doesn’t waste any time on […]

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Peel Slowly… (part II)

Q and A with Up-Tight co-author Victor Bockris This is (obviously) the follow-up to Peel Slowly… , my review of Up-Tight/The Velvet Underground Story, previously published here on Loud Alien Noize, it is with great pleasure that I once again have the opportunity to interview Victor Bockris who co-wrote Up-Tight with Gerard Malanga. Up-Tight is without question the […]

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King Kong (2005)

Directed by Peter Jackson and starring Naomi Watts, Adrien Brody, Jack Black & Andy Serkis. First of, let me say that this movie seems like a love it or hate it affair, but I feel that most of its detractors are misguided in that they’re blaming a popcorn movie for being exactly that: a popcorn […]

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Atomic Blonde (2017)

Directed by David Leitch and starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy & John Goodman. A savvy cold war spy thriller/action movie set during the fall of the Berlin wall executed in thru ‘80’s fashion.  From its soundtrack expertly picking thru the best of the decade’s catalog of hits to the frigid blue tone of its color […]

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