Friday, July 11 2014
Sometimes, reality TV lives up to its name and casts "by the numbers". Most of the time, however, it casts according to race and sexual orientation.
Women in jazz can sing about their same-sex experiences, while men tend to stay deeply in the closet. Odd, considering the genre once embraced such dalliances.
Walter Hill's talkiest action film boasts one of his best stories, but isn't the forgotten classic one might hope for.
Thursday, July 10 2014
Ruthless reveals a message about capitalism that, if ubiquitous, rings true.
Because female relationships are rarely depicted well on television, Orange Is the New Black stands out from the norm.
Silly plot aside, the real attraction to A Hard Day’s Night is the music and the way it is presented.
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.