Monday, September 30 2002
Dealing with complicated familial history, rather than relying on man-chasing for every plot, will set Half and Half apart.
Focuses on an irresistibly cute couple whose lives are complicated by their hormones and their over-the-top coworkers.
What makes the show slightly twisted is the knowledge that only a few years ago, John Ritter would have been playing one of his daughters' sex-obsessed suitors.
Thursday, September 26 2002
Blame MTV. On August 1, 1981 MTV went on the air, changing music (marketing) forever. Punk was still making parents everywhere cringe, and new wave was in
The title’s a bit of tease, really. These aren’t hitherto undiscovered Ellington recordings nor are they a side of the great composer that
Maximum R&B. No other phrase associated with the Who, not even the more frequently quoted “hope I die before I get old”, more
“The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.”—James Taylor These words from a song of long ago (1977, a quarter century for the
I am a fairly generous music writer, I think; I’m open to a lot of different music, and I try to accept each record
If, as is incontrovertibly the case, Charlie Parker is the most influential figure in post-war jazz and if, as we are always told, it was
Many African artists such as Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca, Gnonnas Pedro, and Africando play the Afro-Cuban influenced rhythms known as Congolese rumba. Also, there
Hailing from Holly Springs, Mississippi and raised in Chicago, the Johnsons are called the real live blues brothers. Syl and Jimmy Johnson have finally recorded
In the recording industry, “Best of” or “Greatest Hits” has come to mean much the same thing as “News Alert” has on CNN, absolutely nothing.
Scary as this sounds -- Courtney Love channeling Claire Standish or Andie Walsh -- it might explain a few things about what was going on in Trapped.
Snatch is all about attitude and style. And guys, lots of guys.
I won't tell you how it ends, but note the film's title is 'not' 'New York State of Mind.'"
As Erik puts it, he has 'business to take care of.' That business is hip-hop.
Secretary is about anxiety, depression, the inability to communicate.
Multi-layered, ultraviolent, and profoundly disturbing, Evangelion depicts the end of the world as we know it and after seeing it, I most definitely do 'not' feel fine.
Rohmer dehumanizes the mob, and encourages the audience to participate in the objectification. It's the aesthetic equivalent of the guillotine, chopping off spectator imagination.