'Becoming Unbecoming' and the Toll Extracted From Survivors

'Becoming Unbecoming' and the Toll Extracted From Survivors

By Hans Rollman

This graphic novel offers an incomparably powerful critique of misogyny and male sexual violence against women. 20 Oct 2016 // 8:30 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews

15 Sep 2006 // 4:54 AM

The Black Dahlia (2006)

Why the detectives are obsessed with the murder is never clear, though it may have to do with the vacuum of a movie swirling around them: they've got nothing else to do.

READ more
Metallic Falcons: Desert Doughnuts

Remember that Western movie with Sharon Stone as the gunslinger riding into the dusty desert town to blow things apart with lead and vengeance? Can

READ more

15 Sep 2006 // 3:28 AM

Gridiron Gang (2006)

During the first few moments of Gridiron Gang, the Rock appears as a specter of earnest moral resilience amid clanging doors and stark, forbidding spaces.

READ more

15 Sep 2006 // 2:20 AM

Keeping Mum (2005)

The most enjoyable portions of the film mock Mary Poppins-style children's literature, whereby a goodhearted but lost family is set aright by a no-nonsense nanny.

READ more

15 Sep 2006 // 2:09 AM

The Last Kiss (2006)

At last, a movie about men who can't commit and women who must.

READ more

15 Sep 2006 // 2:00 AM

Guild Wars Factions

Factions has more in common with Counter-Strike and Diablo than it does other MMOs.

READ more

15 Sep 2006 // 2:00 AM

Manual: Bajamar

More great coastline tidal ambience from a man who's made it his stock in trade.

READ more

15 Sep 2006 // 1:00 AM

Lady & Bird: Lady & Bird

Twee angst from a French-Icelandic duo manages to be just interesting enough to avoid saccharine over-indulgence.

READ more

15 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

La Rocca: The Truth

Despite a variety of touchstones in both the UK and the US, this Irish band's debut full-length is a fully self-realized pop acheivement that begs for repeated listens.

READ more
TV on the Radio: Return to Cookie Mountain

At the risk of courting tautology, it is evident now that TV on the Radio are and have always been TV on the Radio, with all the difficult, thorny, occasionally indulgent and frustrating impulses that such a statement implies.

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media

The Anti-Zen of 'Thumper'

// Moving Pixels

"There is no tranquility in the music, only menace.

READ the article