Notes from the Road

October 2014

London Film Festival 2014 Day 5: ‘The Imitation Game’ and ‘X Plus Y’

Two well-made, humane films focus on the lives of maths prodigies: Morgan Matthews’ modestly-scaled X Plus Y and Morten Tyldum’s epic Alan Turing biopic, The Imitation Game.

London Film Festival 2014 Day 4: ‘The New Girlfriend’ and ‘Something Must Break’

Issues of gender identity and sexuality come under scrutiny in today’s reviewed films: the latest genre-hopper from François Ozon, and Ester Martin Bergsmark’s explicit teen love story.

London Film Festival 2014 Day 3: ‘Men, Women & Children’ / ‘Night Bus’

Two ensemble comedy dramas at either ends of the budgetary scale: Jason Reitman’s synthetic Men Women & Children and Simon Baker’s likeable, low-budget Night Bus.

Chatting with Hozier About “Take Me to Church” + Tour Dates (Interview)

If you aren't familiar with Hozier, listen to "Take Me to Church" now because his tour is already selling out and he just released his first self-titled album ahead of his Saturday Night Live debut.

Ásgeir: 6 October 2014, Williamsburg (Photos) + 20 Questions

Ásgeir took a quick stab at PopMatters' 20 Questions before his show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg.

London Film Festival 2014 Day 2: ‘The Duke of Burgundy’

Peter Strickland confirms his reputation as one of contemporary British cinema’s most distinctive talents with a thrilling, immersive love story.

Danny Brown: 2 October 2014 - New York (Photos)

After spending summer playing festivals, Danny Brown has beens holed up working on a new record. But that didn't stop him from doing three NYC shows including one at the tiny Sonos Studio.

London Film Festival 2014 Day 1: ‘French Riviera’ and ‘Dukhtar’

Our coverage of the 2014 London Film Festival begins with reviews of two mother/daughter-focused dramas: veteran André Téchiné’s French Riviera and Afia Nathaniel’s debut film Dukhtar.

The New Mastersounds @ The Hideout - San Diego - 1 October 2014

The New Mastersounds are sort of like a hybrid strain of cannabis. The music has an uplifting effect, yet one that’s blended with a relaxed vibe.

September 2014

Global Citizen Festival: 27 September 2014 - Photos & Videos

Almost 50,000 people gathered in Central Park for the 3rd Annual Global Citizen Festival, a star-studded affair that draws attention to extreme poverty with world leaders pledging funds for relief.

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Blindspot: Season 1, Episode 3 - "Eight Slim Grins"

// Channel Surfing

"Secret codes, shadowy organizations: is Blindspot piecing together the riddle wrapped in the mystery of the enigma that is Jane Doe?

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