Wednesday, January 28 2009
The music of Motown's third decade does not quite deserve the close attention that the label's first two decades warrant, but even a cursory look at the label in these years reveals that things weren't all bad.
Wednesday, November 4 2009
Unlike Freddy Krueger or Jason Voorhees, the monstrous title character of The Stepfather is both plausible and a rich metaphor.
Tuesday, September 8 2009
Johnny never gets a direct answer as to whether he could have been good or not, but the film gives the viewer enough images, not words, to decide for himself.
Tuesday, August 18 2009
In terms of story, these films comprise a trilogy. However, in tone, theme, and character development, they couldn’t be more different.
Monday, July 27 2009
Although worthwhile to have his interviews compiled and contextualized as they are here, one might as well just read Lévi-Strauss
Sunday, July 26 2009
A 20-minute live version of “Mandrake Root” would be enough to convince me to sniff glue, put a safety pin through my cheek, and forget how to play guitar, too.