Thursday, January 29 2009
In the early '80s Detroit, Motown was as unquestionable as air. Who didn't like air?
Stacy Peralta's documentary traces the emergence of gangs in L.A., as well as their contexts and causes.
Tuesday, January 27 2009
One must be willing to risk being consumed by the dark, cabalistic world Zorn has created around his art.
Thursday, January 15 2009
Even if you're not actually walking around on the streets or going into buildings, the Los Angeles here feels just as fully realized as New York City does in Grand Theft Auto 4.
Thursday, December 18 2008
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.
Monday, December 8 2008
The old music-industry adage is that if a woman doesn't have a hit by the time she's 22 years old, she should probably look for another career. That's obviously a load of blarney.
Grace may have started out in high-waisted, pleated pants, and Will may have sported a mullet, but over the years this pair really demonstrated how great TV comedy can be.
Friday, November 7 2008
While it's surely moving to see the closing credits tribute to the much-missed Bernie Mac, the route to that end is slow going.
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.