Monday, August 16 2010
Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.
Friday, August 22 2014
It's hard to think of a scene in this movie you haven't seen in another movie. Following the inevitable crisis, Coach returns to coaching. The boys return to game time. The announcers go back to announcing. The smallest player is inspiring.
The latest tune from young rock up-and-comers StarBenders is proof that if you put your mind to writing a song about sex, you'll probably succeed.
If previous seasons gave us glimpses of the evil that men do, then this penultimate season of HBO's best current series gives us an extreme closeup.
PopMatters looks at five Beastie Boys songs that are not only underappreciated, but some of their best.
Thursday, August 21 2014
Daniel Dencik's film helps you to look at the Earth, so majestic, so superb, and to want more than ever to be aware.
Like Dr. Caster's (Johnny Depp) experiments, Transcendence is much smarter in theory than it is in practice.
The music of the Caucasus is powered by national ardour and ritual. All that's needed is an open and willing audience to accept the undisclosed gifts it brings.
Watching the movie now, it seems to anticipate its own cult.