By Blake Boldt
With his first post-Hootie album, Darius Rucker raids the cupboard of contemporary country music... only to find paint-by-number ballads and steady-as-she-goes hillbilly rockers that fail to stamp his identity anywhere.
'Queer Game Studies' Aims to Break Entrenched Binaries
John le Carré's 'A Legacy of Spies' Has that Old Dark Magic
TOKiMONSTA: Lune Rouge
Dave Douglas with the Westerlies and Anwar Marshall: Little Giant Still Life
Truth in Beauty and Beauty in Truth: Graphic Memoir 'Diario de Oaxaca'
Martin Luther's Rise from Small-town Theologian to Bold and Defiant Heretic
Del Sol String Quartet: Dark Queen Mantra
Robert Plant: Carry Fire
"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.