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Monday, August 25 2014

Organized Murder and the Graphic Anthology, ‘To End All Wars’

This stark, chiaroscuro compilation promotes a humanitarian view of the First World War, as witnessed by an array of Earth's beleaguered creatures.


Is the Sadness Gone from Country Music?

Has country music lost its capacity for brutal, unshakeable loneliness? Or are we just experiencing some calm before the next, inevitable heartache?


‘Dream Deceivers: Heavy Metal on Trial’ Examines Culpability and Belief

Metal fans will remember this story in the lore of censorship and a dark moment in the history of Judas Priest. But this film is not about the band and is all the better for it.


‘The Legend of Hell House’ Is Cerebral Horror at Its Finest

Possibly the greatest haunted house film of all time is still as impactful as ever, a fact not reflected by this Blu-ray's paltry extras.


Friday, August 22 2014

‘When the Game Stands Tall’: Faith-Based High School Football

It's hard to think of a scene in this movie you haven't seen in another.


StarBenders - “Touch” (audio) (Premiere)

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.


Knots Untie and Tie Again in ‘Boardwalk Empire: Season Four’

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.


Long Live the Beastie Boys: Their Five Most Underappreciated Songs

PopMatters looks at five Beastie Boys songs that are not only underappreciated, but some of their best.


‘Expedition to the End of the World’: Scientists and Artists Find Beginnings

Daniel Dencik's film helps you to look at the Earth, so majestic, so superb, and to want more than ever to be aware.


Disney’s Best Heroes… and Villains (Short Ends and Leader) [19.Aug.14]
Robin Williams’ 10 Greatest Film Performances (Short Ends and Leader) [12.Aug.14]
Remembering Michael Johns (Mixed Media) [6.Aug.14]
Blast Shadows (Columns) [6.Aug.14]
K-Pop Roundup - July 2014 (Sound Affects) [5.Aug.14]
Sexism, Sanity, and Motives (Short Ends and Leader) [4.Aug.14]
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