Mixed Media

August 2011

100 Essential Directors - Pedro Almodóvar

100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.


Dex Romweber Duo - “Jungle Drums” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Former Flat Duo Jets mainman, Dex Romweber, continues his back-to-basics rock 'n' roll with his sister Sara in the Dex Romweber Duo.


100 Essential Directors - Woody Allen

100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.


‘Soul Power’ at Stranger Than Fiction on 2 August

“We just gotta go straight ahead, there’s still gonna be a festival, man,” Stewart Levine tells a worried phone caller. No matter the confusions,


100 Essential Directors - Chantal Akerman

100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.


‘The Siege’ Airing on ITVS’ Global Voices Beginning 31 July

“Every time he went away on a trip, on a mission, he’d leave me a letter,” Nestor Cerpa Jr. explains, “Because there was always


July 2011

The Grownup Noise - “Carnival” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Boston's the Grownup Noise are one of those perfectly named bands whose moniker sums up their aesthetic to a tee, showing a devotion to classic pop composition, simultaneously laden with hooks and rich in texture.


‘The Interrupters’ Opens in Select Theaters on 29 July

“The block is quiet,” remembers Ameena Matthews, “And I’m looking down the street, and here come the sisters of the guy that got his


Shoplifters of the World Unite Soon, Now

The Smiths will be releasing a ginormous boxset (as of this writing) on 3 October 2011. The boxset, whose enormity is only eclipsed by Morrissey’s louder-than-bombs


Steve James Master Class Begins at Maysles Cinema on 28 July

The Answer—Allen Iverson—has always provoked questions. Steve James’ documentary, No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson, revisits some of these, beginning with a


June 2011

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 19 - "The Chitters"

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"Another stand-alone episode, but there's still plenty to discuss in the Supernatural world.

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