Wednesday, August 8 2012
Not every band borne out of a great predecessor can measure up. Here are five that do.
Wednesday, August 1 2012
While Miles will always be known for his original compositions and for genre-busting, innovative records like Kind of Blue, E.S.P., and Bitches Brew, it’s worthwhile to give another listen to the great performances of standards the trumpeter recorded during the earlier part of his career.
Tuesday, July 31 2012
From outside to Oscar to the Olympics, Danny Boyle is a creative chameleon. Here's our ranking of his best cinematic (plus one) efforts.
Wednesday, July 25 2012
As a tribute to the release of Oasis 1997 release Be Here Now, widely regarded as the beginning of the Britpop group' downfall, PopMatters will examine the overlooked parts of the band's body of work. This first list examines Oasis’ B-sides, where some of their true gems can be found.
Friday, July 20 2012
As the World's Greatest Detective is set to triumph at the box office yet again this weekend with the release of The Dark Knight Rises, Sound Affects shines a Bat-Signal on one of the most essential components of any Batman film or TV series -- the music.
Tuesday, July 17 2012
No matter who you celebrate -- Burton, Schumacher or Nolan -- the Batman franchise has been fascinating to watch. Before he Rises, here's our ranking of the seven previous Batman movies.
Friday, July 13 2012
PopMatters celebrates the polymaths who have devoted their life's work to a multitude of artistic endeavours and in turn, emphatically etched their own legend in the annuals of underground metal. This is a list of the genre's most influential bands/artists in existence today. Kneel in reverence; the Gods are amongst us...
Tuesday, July 10 2012
With a staggering 62 entries between them, these are the 10 unnecessary cinematic series that need to go away, ASAP.
Tuesday, July 3 2012
He's chronicled both war and peace, politics and passion. Here's the ten best films in this controversial writer/director's intriguing canon.
Tuesday, June 12 2012
Five reasons for and against seeing the new musical starring a shirtless Tom Cruise (reason #1 either way).