Monday, August 16 2010
Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.
Wednesday, July 9 2014
Andre De Toth's noir-ish western, Ramrod, is notable for its examination of doubles; almost every character has someone else who matches their identity.
Operation Petticoat, one of post-war America's more popular war flicks, is an example of the era's basically conservative teases.
Parenthood comes with a lot of change, and a lot of decisions to be made, including this one: What’s your musical strategy?
Tuesday, July 8 2014
You can stream "Gotchoo" by the the Birmingham, Alabama hip-hop outfit the Green Seed, exclusively on PopMatters.
Young Adult literature is not just for kids, and it fills an important niche left vacant by much of contemporary "adult" fiction.
I Spy is filled with revolutionary diversity, exotic filming locations, and a textbook example of on screen chemistry.
Monday, July 7 2014
With his picture postcard imagery and similarly shorthanded scripting, Michael Bay's movies may be nothing more than a colorful crib mobile.
Wednesday, July 2 2014
A furious mix of hip-hop beats, Arabic primal screams and punk-rock guitars, Taha brilliantly battles against the ideologies of both Western and Arab traditions.
There is nothing hidden about the world of these stories, and Yu Hua’s writing is defined by its plainspoken voice and depiction of quotidian lives.