Road to Perdition

The Tragedy of the Family Game in 'The Road to Perdition' | 11 Nov 2012 // 5:15 PM

Sam Mendes’ virtuoso control behind the camera mesmerizes and hypnotizes, his depiction of Depression-era America a stasis of tragedy, each death inevitable but slow to ferment.


Road to Perdition | 5 Aug 2010 // 4:57 PM

Sam Mendes’ Road to Perdition is a somber and elegiac period piece set in Depression-era Illinois, with a tragic narrative framed around father and son relationships.

Road to Perdition (2002) | 11 Jul 2002 // 8:00 PM

The perfectly grim surface evokes eons of pain, as well as a highly stylized contemporary sensibility, not so much cynical as skeptical and self-aware.

//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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