Friday, June 20 2014
Tribal Modern neither wallows in nostalgia for a lost past, nor is fundamentally critical of processes of globalization and modernization.
This low-budget thriller manages a few creepy moments.
It may surprise someone who has never listened to the Roots before, but for anyone else this will be slightly troubling.
Thursday, June 19 2014
First, the women are black and second, they're lesbians, and once the term "gang" is applied by media and used by prosecutors, their legal charges become felonies.
Known for his evocative use of place, Robert Frost's work, once out of fashion, is enjoying a renaissance, as seen in this impressive volume.
Wednesday, June 18 2014
"Concerning Spectral Pinching," one of the standout tracks off of the Portland, Oregon, folk and Americana group Hook & Anchor's self-titled debut, is available to stream exclusively at PopMatters.
Lisa See draws the difficulties of friendship among three women, complicated by impending world war and a racist society.
Wes Anderson's strange and surreal film, now in a Criterion Blu-ray, has never looked or sounded better. But is this just another Anderson weird?
Tuesday, June 17 2014
This is an excellent, engrossing amalgamation of the history of Bettie Page.
The Washington Post film critic wasn't wrong in wondering aloud about the impact Hollywood can have on the typical young male.