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Thursday, June 12 2008

Flying Alone: Edward Hopper and America’s Night Side

Isolation is more than being alone. That is why the greatest and most discomforting presentation of isolation can be found in Hopper's paintings that include more than one person.


Thursday, May 29 2008

Jon Dee Graham Swept Away: A Rock and Roll Documentary

Part portrait-of-the-artist and part concert documentary, Swept Away is an intimate look at the life and work of Austin songwriter and musician Jon Dee Graham.


Wednesday, May 28 2008

Sigur Rós, Chuck Prophet, Ready Fire Aim…


Tuesday, April 15 2008

Greetings From Bury Park by Sarfraz Manzoor

A journalist reaches manhood with a detour through Bruce Springsteen's world in new book.


Sunday, February 24 2008

1968 with Tom Brokaw

This documentary is filled with revealing moments, both big and small, that show just how much – and how little – things have changed.


Sunday, January 20 2008

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back (A Eulogy for the E Street Sound)

When it comes to his work with the E Street Band, Springsteen seems to have tempered or even jettisoned other songwriting trademarks, such as the sense of place that informed so many of his songs.


Thursday, January 3 2008

David Bowie and the Crisis Pentalogy

The recently-released David Bowie Box documents the ten years or so before Bowie's heart attack, during which he worked his way through his midlife crisis.


Sunday, November 18 2007

Bruce Springsteen: Under Review-1978-82: Tale of the Working Man [DVD]

While the subtitle, “Tales of the Workingman”, is hopelessly cliché, the DVD mostly dodges the expected pitfalls of the Springsteen story.


Bruce Springsteen: Magic (Reviews) [30.Sep.07]
Reading About APEC (Sources Say) [5.Sep.07]
Ian Hunter: Shrunken Heads (Reviews) [15.May.07]
Springsteen’s Other Tracks (Features) [4.Apr.07]
Dean & Britta: Back Numbers (Reviews) [18.Feb.07]
Bruce Springsteen: Devils & Dust (Reviews) [24.Apr.05]
Chuck Prophet: Age of Miracles (Reviews) [27.Oct.04]
Chuck Prophet: No Other Love (Reviews) [29.Aug.02]
Bruce Springsteen: The Rising (Reviews) [8.Aug.02]
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