Monday, May 10 2010
Over the course of more than 2,000 live renditions, Bob Dylan has inserted new lyrics and rhythms in Blood on the Tracks standards that reinvent the original narratives.
Sunday, July 11 2010
Count Basie put the right note in the right place at the right time, and that was some doing.
Tuesday, June 15 2010
Generous dollops of Vaughan in performance help keep this documentary on track, and well-chosen archival material is blended seamlessly with the interviews
Wednesday, May 26 2010
Life and how to live it: a subtle yet humorous critique of West German society (and by proxy, of western capitalist societies).
Tuesday, April 6 2010
This film is infused with Nicholas Ray's cinematic aptitude -- an expressive use of lighting, color, and camera angle; dynamic compositions within the Cinemascope frame -- and his trenchant social critique.
Monday, March 22 2010
A bad film is enlivened by its location shooting and several music performances by Richard Hell and the Voidoids.