Wednesday, June 4 2008
Engaging, provocative, and often discomforting, Operation Filmmaker reveals increasing tensions between Muthana and his would-be benefactors, including filmmaker Nina Davenport.
Monday, June 2 2008
The boys' voices rarely go where you'd expect, but upon even one play-through, you can't imagine them going anywhere else.
Friday, May 30 2008
Following the critically acclaimed Palo Santo, Shearwater raises the bar with Rook.
Monday, May 19 2008
Not for the faint-hearted, nor the recently heartbroken -- but if you're neither, this dynamite disc is one slice of maximum R&B you cannot afford to miss out on.
Wednesday, May 7 2008
In Hou Hsiao-hsien's first French film, interactions are mirrored and refracted, images of images, reflections of longing.
Friday, May 2 2008
Errol Morris' new documentary, Standard Operating Procedure, remembers the pictures' effects -- the shock, the outrage, and the anger that greeted their release.
Thursday, May 1 2008
With its second story-arc it has cemented itself as one of the best modern books and, likely, as one that will long be regarded as an example of the medium's artistic potential.
Wednesday, April 30 2008
This is the soda shack where punk and electronica meet the rhythm of a diasporic dub addiction.
Monday, April 28 2008
Over a decade in the making, this legendary UK trio has buried trip-hop under a pile of creepy analog gear with their painfully long awaited third (duh) album.
Friday, April 25 2008
Tapestry: Legacy Edition is the definitive genuflection to Carole King's 1971 masterpiece. Nearly 40 years later, it's still a thrill to feel the earth move.