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by Matt Mazur

11 Jun 2009


Arthur Miller’s granddaughter has written and directed some unique female-centered stories (Personal Velocity and the underrated The Ballad of Jack and Rose), so hopefully the excellent Robin Wright Penn, Julianne Moore and Winona Ryder can elevate her newest film to another level, because the lifeless trailer makes it look like Lifetime-bound snooze-fest.

by Joe Tacopino

11 Jun 2009


Mastodon go on a space odyssey in their new video for “Oblivion”. Open the pod bay door, dudes! And watch out for those meteorites.

by PopMatters Staff

10 Jun 2009


Felix Da Housecat is releasing his new album He Was King on August 25th. He’s celebrating Prince, as we just did last week, with the upcoming July video “We All Wanna Be Prince”. In the meantime here’s an MP3 and video for “Kickdrum” from the new record.

Felix Da Housecat
“Kickdrum” [MP3]
     

by Matt Mazur

10 Jun 2009


After that lame-brained publicity stunt with Eminem at the MTV Movie Awards, Sacha Baron Cohen has a lot to make up for. Thankfully, these Bruno clips look like a step in the right direction. Will the movie be as funny and offensive as it so desperately wants to be? The jury is out…

by Joe Tacopino

10 Jun 2009


Pavement’s Mark Ibold joins Sonic Youth on bass as the band give a raucous performance of “Sacred Trickster” off their new, Matador-sponsored album.

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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