Tuesday, June 3 2014
Legends like Bob Mould are held to a different standard, and Beauty & Ruin has just raised his bar higher.
Is the rise of the biographical novel a problem?
Monday, June 2 2014
Thomas Ligotti is an unapologetic, darkly-humored pessimist, and that may be what many have found most disturbing and fascinating about True Detective.
Marvel Comics rules the box office today (three films based on Marvel Comics occupied the top 10 in May 2014 alone), but getting there was a long, hard, slow road.
Over 25 years after its release, the band and the video’s director reflect back on a song full of promise.
Even a so-so Marx Brothers film is better than no Marx Brothers film, right?
With Glass Boys, the question of how to follow up the rock opera epic David Comes to Life is less about musical format and more about an existential crisis for Fucked Up.
The newest EP from these DC punks is heavy on rage and passion, but the notes they hit are all too familiar.
Friday, May 30 2014
These two events grappled energetically with Ireland’s scruffily banging-through post-Celtic Tiger present and the not-so-buried wounds of its terrorized past.
Without him, a movie like Filth would fail to find any real value whatsoever. With him, it carries on past the problems to be a somewhat worthwhile experience.