//MUSIC
Bell Witch: Mirror Reaper

Bell Witch

Mirror Reaper

Bell Witch moves the listener with a deathly journey that is often poetic and at times philosophically rich.

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Pink: Beautiful Trauma

Pink

Beautiful Trauma

Indulgence and cliché were never attributes we've used to describe peak-era Pink, but on this languid, ballad-heavy effort, they fit perfectly.

JD McPherson: Undivided Heart and Soul

JD McPherson

Undivided Heart and Soul

McPherson has shaken things up a bit. His music is less genre bound than his past endeavors. Heck, some of this record resembles the work of '60s girl groups or even '70s New Wave pop.

//FILM
Family Flavours in Mike Leigh's 'Life is Sweet'

Family, friends, and food form the focus of Leigh’s broad but funny, relatable and affectionate 1990 film, which here receives a welcome Blu-ray and DVD re-release from BFI.

Weapons of Poetry and Images: On the Works of Pier Paolo Pasolini

Weapons of Poetry and Images

On the Works of Pier Paolo Pasolini

A thread runs through Pasolini's artistic and political work for which he used various terms to identify the sacred, the mythic, the soul, and the spirit -- all strategies for appreciating life in even the most difficult circumstances.

//BOOKS
//TV
Let Me Start by Asking a Question Says Everything You Need to Know About 'Halt and Catch Fire'

"Let Me Start by Asking a Question" Says Everything You Need to Know About 'Halt and Catch Fire'

"Culminating in an excellent series finalé, season four of Halt and Catch Fire has been the series’ best."

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'The Astronaut Wives Club' Shoots for the Moon, Finds a Star or Two

Based on Lily Koppel's 2013 book by the same name, The Astronaut Wives Club suffers from a bloated cast, allowing for only one or two compelling storylines.

//CULTURE

A thread runs through Pasolini's artistic and political work for which he used various terms to identify the sacred, the mythic, the soul, and the spirit -- all strategies for appreciating life in even the most difficult circumstances.

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//COMICS
Puerto Rican Illustrator Rosa Colón on Her Ode to Leaving Home, 'Goodbye for Now'

Puerto Rican Illustrator Rosa Colón on Her Ode to Leaving Home, 'Goodbye for Now'

"Reminiscent of the short, simple stories of Adrian Tomine, Goodbye for Now shows the personal side of Puerto Rico’s ongoing economic crisis."

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Truth in Beauty and Beauty in Truth: Graphic Memoir 'Diario de Oaxaca'

Peter Kuper’s work reminds us of the vibrant and inspired everyday people who live under the tyranny of petty and corrupt officials in both Mexico and the United States.

//GAMES

This collection exemplifies what great benefits the wider gaming community stands to reap as people of more diverse backgrounds find themselves comfortable within that community.

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//Pop Ten
Filtered Through the Prism of David Bowie’s Quixotic Mind: 'A New Career in a New Town'
The third installment of the series of deluxe David Bowie box sets covers some of his most celebrated albums but not without controversy. Read More
'Star Trek: Discovery' and 'The Orville': To Boldly Go Where We've Already Gone
10 Conversation-Shifting Contemporary Books About Music
Distill the Swarm: The Top 20 Extreme Metal Debuts of 2017
//Mixed media