Mixed Media

April 2010

The Flaming Lips - “Breathe” (Live @ Jimmy Fallon) (video)

Modern psych rockers the Flaming Lips covered a classic tune from pysch rock vets Pink Floyd live on Fallon’s show this past week. The


The Mouse That Soared dir. Kyle Bell (trailer)

Animated film inspires and proves that hairless mice can be adorable with the right animators.


The Backstreet Boys Appear on ‘The Bonnie Hunt Show’

Back in my teen years, I would spend hours watching various talk shows in order to see my favorite boybands perform their new songs and


Record Store Day 2010 (website / stream)

This Saturday, April 17, is Record Store Day, which is self-explanatory enough. To lure consumers away from iTunes and into stores to buy CDs and maybe


Jonah Hex’s Worrisome Road to Its (Hopeful) June Release (photos)

The upcoming film based on the comic book anti-hero of the same name has encountered more than its share of production obstacles, potentially posing a cause for concern for fans of the series.


Ska Icons the Specials Return to US Stages and Screens (videos)

Not one to get left behind in the late ‘70s/early ‘80s nostalgia rush, Britain’s ska heroes the Specials are back touring and played


Conan O’Brien Sings “Creep” on Tour (video)

Future TBS late night host Conan O’Brien began his “Legally Prohibited” tour this week, and here’s your first look: O’Brien doing a


Marina & the Diamonds - “I’m Not a Robot” (video)

Joe Copplestone earlier this week tagged the über poppy Marina & the Diamonds’ debut, The Family Jewels, as “a positively bipolar album, full of self-confident


AK 100: 25 Films by Akira Kurosawa (exclusive photo gallery / wallpaper)

To celebrate the release of AK 100 and the 100th anniversary of Akira Kurosawa’s birth, Image Entertainment has provided PopMatters with these exclusive Kurosawa stills


Gogol Bordello - “Pala Tute” (Live @ Jools Holland) (video)

New York-based gypsy punks and long-time PopMatters faves Gogol Bordello are releasing their new album Transcontinental Hustle in mere weeks, 27 April to be precise. By


March 2010

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

// Short Ends and Leader

"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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