'Frankenstein': An Indictment of Divine Indifference

'Frankenstein': An Indictment of Divine Indifference

By Chadwick Jenkins

By examining the perils of creation, Frankenstein is a parable of the inscrutable nature of man's relationship with God. 23 Aug 2016 // 9:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

4 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Capote (2005)

As Miller and Kimmel finish one another's sentences and demonstrate a charming sort of sync, the artists here suggest how Capote came to be such a tight, complex, and elegant film.

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Daddy Yankee: Barrio Fino En Directo

Daddy Yankee has had much success leading the big reggaeton parade, but there's just no telling if this (Daddy) Yankee doodle dandy is truly here to stay.

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Keith Fullerton Whitman: Lisbon

A single live document of the latest -- unabashedly noisier -- developments in Keith Fullerton Whitman's Playthroughs drone project.

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Various Artists: See You on the Moon! Songs for Kids of All Ages

Indie rockers take on their most challenging project yet -- writing songs for kids.

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Magneta Lane: Dancing with Daggers

Lexi Valentine takes Chrissie Hynde's sweetly sour alto and wraps it around Debbie Harry's blasé romanticism for an emotionally potent vocal style that conveys the same tender toughness as those two peerless women who came a generation before.

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4 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Mary Jane Lamond: Storas

This sinfully pleasing Cape Breton singer revisits traditional Gaelic songs with accompanying musicians and a voice as clear as the Bras D-Or Lakes.

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4 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Mellowdrone: Box

Bring on the major leagues: Mellowdrone answers Columbia's call with the 21st century's answer to corporate rock.

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4 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Placebo: Meds

Despite forays into heavier metal-inspired sounds or electronica, a new Placebo album becomes an exercise in slight variation, little more.

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Heather Headley: In My Mind

Hearing love song after cheating song after being cheated on song makes In My Mind the textbook definition of a generic "adult" R&B diva album.

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3 Apr 2006 // 4:00 PM

9 to 5: Sexist, Egotistical, Lying, Hypocritical Bigot Edition (1980)

Producer and star Jane Fonda nails it: 9 to 5 endures because of its 'historical synchronicity.'"

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

I Just Murdered My Sister, and It Was Kind of Fun

// Moving Pixels

"The Deed makes murder a game, a pretty fun game.

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