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Mark Romanek

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    The 10 Best Bad Music Videos of the '90s

    Last month we talked about all the kitschy bad music videos that came out in the '80s and now tickle the fancy of pop-culture geeks like myself. This time, let's focus in on the '90s, which were great because everyone thought they had figured out how to make music videos into art. Videos of the '90 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    Vote or Die: The Last VJ's Top Five Videos of the Week

    Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. It's a slow time for music videos right at the moment, but that means we just had to dig a little deeper in order to find the one that were really going to knock your socks off. Strap in and take your pills because once again we're going to do bad sexy things ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    The 5 Most Important Years In Goth Music: 1994

    Over the course of the week Rocks Off will be looking at the biggest years for goth music and exactly what they meant for the genre. 1994 was a good year for a new kind of goth. Previously, for the most part the men had been sensitive artists, and even the ones who could be pretty brutal -- such as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    Top 10 Mark Romanek Videos

    Today is the 53rd birthday of Mark Romanek. Though he's a perfectly legit Hollywood director of great films like One Hour Photo and Never Let Me Go, he is also responsible for some of the greatest music videos of all time. For 20 years he has worked with top-level performers, and today we celebrate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    A Birthday Trifecta For Lovers Of Oddball Music

    Dwight Frye, aka Fritz, in James Whale's Frankenstein (1931)​Today is George Washington's birthday, so there's that. However, February 22 is also the birthday of some truly bizarre figures in American history, and those figures have been the inspiration to a great many musicians.   For inst ... More >>

  • Film

    October 7, 2010

    Village of the Doomed

    Children sentenced to a certain fate in Never Let Me Go.

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Old News

    Reissues dominated, but an international crop of films yielded a good harvest

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Art and Soul

    From our innermost insecurities to the wildest flights of fantasy, 2002 stimulated both heart and head

  • Film

    August 29, 2002

    Photo Opportunity

    Mark Romanek makes a great bad man of Robin

  • Calendar

    April 11, 2002

    Death to Patch Adams

    Robin Williams returns to his comic-anarchic roots

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