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by PopMatters Staff

21 May 2009


Guy Ritchie is helming the new Sherlock Holmes movie starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, releasing Christmas Day in the U.S. The first trailer is here, as well as bunch of stills…

by PopMatters Staff

21 May 2009


Golden Silvers is a new synth poppy group from South London with a debut album, True Romance out on XL in the UK. We’ll have a review soon. In the meantime, enjoy these videos perfect for the start of warm weather.

The group also recently stopped by Later Live… with Jools Holland to play “True No.9 Blues (True Romance)”.

by PopMatters Staff

21 May 2009


Iron & Wine stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to play “Godless Brother in Love” off their new B-sides compilation Around the Well out this week. They also performed a cover of the New Order song “Love Vigilantes”. Look for the PopMatters review of the album next week.

by PopMatters Staff

21 May 2009


“On White Rabbits’ sophomore release It’s Frightening, the indie veteran of Spoon fame, Britt Daniel, leaves an immediate mark on the album from behind the boards. Album opener “Percussion Gun” kicks off like some pseudo version of “I Want Candy” as performed by the Feelies, with the kind of tight, all-encompassing drum work we haven’t really heard from this band before. And Daniel chooses to build upon that.”—Daniel Rivera

White Rabbits
“Percussion Gun” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

21 May 2009


Inglourious Basterds premiered at Cannes this week and now there are three new clips of the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film for your previewing pleasure. The film will be in US theatres on August 21st.

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

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"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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