Kurt Cobain
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Legacy and Oblivion: 25 Years of Nirvana's 'Nevermind'
19 Sep 2016 // 9:00 PM

Nevermind, while containing most of the hits for which Nirvana is celebrated is, of the four primary releases, the least emotionally and aesthetically complex.

Afraid of a Ghost: Inside the 'All Apologies' Meme
17 May 2010 // 5:00 PM

Why did the Robert-Pattinson-as-Kurt-Cobain myth take in more people than any April Fool? Because it seemed too uncomfortably true to be bullshit.


The Sad Rest of Kurt Cobain
12 Jul 2016 // 9:30 PM

Nick Soulsby’s interview book for completists is not meant to entertain -- it's a 500-page death march.

I Was Young When I Left Home: How Kurt Cobain's Voice Resonates
6 Apr 2014 // 9:30 PM

There are times when you hear Kurt Cobain sing that you believe no other voice has ever told the truth about suffering. But it's more complicated than that, isn't it?


'I Found My Friends' Is a Drop in the Bucket of the Nirvana Story
16 Jun 2015 // 9:05 PM

Nick Soulsby tries to crack the case of Nirvana, the watershed band that very few saw coming.

Howard Sounes' '27' Has That Train Wreck Kind of Appeal
27 Jan 2014 // 2:05 AM

This is an exhaustive, if exhausting analysis of the debauchery and bad decisions that link the most famous members of the "27 Club".


The Legacy of Kurt Cobain
8 Apr 2014 // 5:00 AM

Twenty years since the world learned of Kurt Cobain's death, what impact does he have on rock music today?


‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ Achieves a Kind of Heightened Truth
4 May 2015 // 3:32 AM

Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films, called the production “the most unusual biopicture I’ve been involved in”.

Kurt Cobain Documentary Gets Emotional Reception in Seattle
28 Apr 2015 // 3:54 AM

The HBO film makes use of home movies from Cobain’s childhood, his time with his wife, Courtney Love, and later their infant daughter, Frances Bean. It also relies heavily on his journals, art and personal recordings.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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