Call for Feature Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged ian curtis

Wednesday, July 29 2009

Musical Genius & Its Discontents (ii): British-style

Part 2 of our video venture through lost musical geniuses discovers an unhappier tradition in The UK, where comebacks are not de rigeur! Exemplars include Joe Meek, Brian Jones, Syd Barrett, and Ian Curtis.


Sunday, August 24 2008

He’s Lost Control

The kids who grew up in the '90s had the haunted Kurt Cobain; my generation had the tormented Ian Curtis.


Sunday, November 11 2007

Control

What could have easily ended up as a humorless exercise in hipster excess turns out warm and snappy.


Wednesday, November 7 2007

Control

Despite occasional strange and impossibly intimate reveries, the film lapses frequently into biopickish shorthand.


Thursday, October 25 2007

Anton Corbijn’s ‘Control’ is a joy


Thursday, October 11 2007

Tragic rocker Ian Curtis the subject of two new movies


Monday, June 11 2007

Closer, Still: Reflections on Joy Division

To some, Joy Division's music is depressing. To others, who've trailed along where the music takes them, it's cathartic.


Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.