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Best TV Shows of 2012

2012 was a year full of amazing television. Here’s the SLIS list of the Best TV Shows of 2012! 2012 brought lots of good TV shows.  So much, that picking the best of the bunch is a challenge, but we now have our list. (For those looking for TV related holiday presents  just click on the title […]

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‘Dexter’ and ‘Homeland’ Season Finale Recaps

  SPOILER ALERT: Don’t read this until you’ve seen the Dexter and Homeland season finales. You’ve been warned! Catch your breath yet? Showtime just gave me insomnia tonight, because my adrenaline is rushing from two awesome season finales. Up first is ‘Dexter‘, with the finale ‘Surprise Motherf—-r!’ When the episode started, things looked bad for Dex. […]

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SLIS’s Top 10 Best Albums Of 2012

  Looking back at the Top 10 Best Albums of 2012….  2012 is almost at an end, so now’s the time to look back at the best in entertainment over the past year. Here are our picks for the Top 10 albums of the year! I’ll have links to the full reviews I did for […]

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Movie Review: ‘Hitchcock’

  The Master Of Suspense gets an entertaining biopic, but still remains the most enigmatic of directors. Alfred Hitchcock was a seismic cinematic force, so legendary that the adjective ‘Hitchcockian’ is used to describe a film done in his style. But as this enjoyable biopic rightfully asserts, his legacy is due in large part to […]

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Top 7 Worst Holiday Movies and TV Specials

Recoil in horror and awe with out list of the Top 7 Worst Holiday Movies and TV Specials,  One hallmark of the holiday season is watching classic movies and television specials.  Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer, A Charlie Brown Christmas, A Christmas Story, etc. are traditional seasonal touchstones, allowing families time to decompress and lounge after overeating. But […]

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The Most Rocking Holiday Party Playlist

Keep your Holiday Party Rocking with the SLIS Most Rocking Holiday Party Playlist! So you’re getting ready for your big holiday party, and are planning your music playlist to keep the festivities lively. Why not pick some less obvious and more inspired choices to the list of usual favorites? If you’re a music snob this […]

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Movie Review: ‘Killing Them Softly’

  Review: A listless mess of a mob movie, ‘Killing Them Softly’, kills you with pretentiousness.    ‘Killing Them Softly‘ reunites actor Brad Pitt with director Andrew Dominik, who previously worked together on ‘The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.’ ‘Softly’,  (an adaptation of George V. Higgins 1974 novel ‘Cogan’s Trade‘ ), concerns hitman Jackie […]

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‘The Walking Dead’ Mid-Season finale recap: ‘Made To Suffer’

‘The Walking Dead‘ roars to life in ‘Made To Suffer‘, its mid-season finale.  Oh ‘Walking Dead‘, what a fair-weather show you are. You started off with a bang, but you’ve been wildly uneven ever since. But things have changed these past few episodes of Season 3. When this series ups the action, and forgets the […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’ Season 3 Finale Recap: ‘Margate Sands’

‘Margate Sands’ is a bloody conclusion to a killer season for ‘Boardwalk Empire’. ‘Boardwalk Empire’s‘ last episode ‘2 Imposters‘ took the HBO Gangster drama to new heights, with more action and intensity than any  previous episode. This carried over into  ‘Margate Sands’, last night’s excellent season finale. ***SPOILER ALERT! Do not watch until you see the […]

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Geek Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Books and Collectibles

The SLIS Geek Holiday Gift Guide 2012: The Best in Books, Clothing and Collectibles Recently I’ve covered the Best Music Box Sets, the  Best DVD and Blu-Ray Sets, and the 27  Best Novelty geek gifts to aid you in your holiday shopping needs. For my last gift guide installment, we’ll be covering the best in books, collectibles and […]

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