The Viewers Are the Only Ones in Pain in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

The Viewers Are the Only Ones in Pain in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

By Evan Sawdey

Christian Grey refers to his playroom as "the Red Room of Pain". If he really wanted to inflict torture on people, he'd show them Fifty Shades of Grey. 26 May 2015 // 1:10 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews
Faith No More: Sol Invictus

While it probably won't top Angel Dust or The Real Thing for most longtime fans, Sol Invictus finds Faith No More fully engaged and playing with enthusiasm. That's a whole lot better than where they left it in the late '90s.

READ more

19 May 2015 // 2:20 AM

Holly Herndon: Platform

The nexus of surveillance paranoia and sound architecture resides in Holly Herndon's mind.

READ more
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino: Quaranta

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino marks its 40th anniversary with a portrait of Italy and its discontents.

READ more
Raekwon: Fly International Luxurious Art

The world of top-40 rap proves to be to Raekwon what dry land is to Aquaman.

READ more
Billie Holiday: The Centennial Collection

The Centennial Collection serves as a masterful representation of Billie Holiday’s enduring legacy.

READ more
Dave Alvin, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Billy Boy Arnold, Joe Louis Walker: Live in Long Beach 1997

Dave Alvin leaves little doubt about his commitment to the blues.

READ more
‘The Babadook’ Isn’t a Horror Movie About a Monster, But a Mother

The Babadook doesn't twist all that many conventions, but its crystal-clear execution as to what makes people truly terrified puts it a cut above the rest.

READ more
Jayme Stone: Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

Presenting much more to its audience than simple background history, the album is a leap through time and an introduction to the life of a man worthy of being celebrated.

READ more
Tomás Pagán Motta: Tomás Pagán Motta

It’s inevitable that Tomás Pagán Motta should be tagged with Drake dictates, given the sad yet beautiful atmospheric set-ups that express his sentiments in such a stunning manner.

READ more
Glen Hansard: It Was Triumph We Once Proposed… Songs of Jason Molina

A scant five songs, but amplified by a deep reservoir of emotion.

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

READ the article