Short Ends and Leader

September 2008

Lou Reed’s Berlin (2007)

Music is the most opened ended of mediums. Individuals can influence the reception of a song or a sonic cycle simply by using their own

These ‘Nights’ are Nauseating

Chemistry is the key to a good onscreen romance. Remove this vital cog, and the entire cinematic machine sputters and dies, right? Well, that’s

‘Miracle’ Is Engrossing if Uneven

Spike Lee has a big mouth. It’s a good thing he’s so talented, since he often loves to write confrontational checks that his

Chow Time

You’d figure such an announcement would stir geek nation to its very core. After all, the battle for respectable treatment for all superheroes has

Cordoba Nights (2007)

We barely recognize them. The fringe dwellers, the ones who live life along the edges of the social structure we struggle so mightily to maintain.

Championing the Campbells

In the world of completely independent filmmaking, there are only four legitimate auteurs. For those unaware of the noted French theory, André Bazin, co-founder of

Mother of Tears: The Third Mother (2007)

Fright fans have been waiting for this event for nearly three decades. After 1980’s Inferno introduced the concept of a continuing saga about the infamous

Leatherheads (2008)

The media just loves to fawn over George Clooney. With his combination of classic Hollywood charisma and contemporary self-effacing nerve, he tends to enhance, and

Friday Film Focus - 19 September 2008

Fall finally settles in with a batch of big titles. Of course, some unlikely efforts (Igor, My Best Friend’s Girl) weren’t screened for

‘Ghost Town’ is a Little Gem

Hollywood used to excel at what could best be described as the “little” movie. You know the type - small in scope, limited in appeal,

August 2008

July 2008

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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