'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

14 Feb 2006 // 11:00 PM

	Can: Can DVD

Capture Can's potent, not to mention legendary, live presence during their peak years.

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14 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Lakewood Project

Young band dorks met old rock legends in a HOB performance that blew the hell out of your standard spring recital...

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Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst (2004)

From its early moments -- a focus on the emblematic tape recorder by which Patty Hearst's saga was delivered to journalists amassed in her famous parents' driveway -- Guerrilla breaks down how terrorism becomes a function of its audience.

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14 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

The ghost of Frank Zappa looms large over the latest project from ex-Wall of Voodoo frontman Stan Ridgway

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Shawn Mullins: Ninth Ward Pickin’ Parlor

Mullins may still be well beneath the radar, but his strong Crescent City-themed set suggests everything’s gonna be alright.

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Ghislain Poirier: Breakupdown

Ghislain Poirier has mostly succeeded in crafting a tight and satisfying sonic experience.

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14 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Boys of Baraka (2005)

The titular subjects are four (of 20) Baltimore at-risk students selected to attend the Baraka School in Kenya. The film displays some of this extraordinary experience without making any of it cheap or simplistic.

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14 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

J Dilla: Donuts

The last album of a tragically-fallen legend is a tour de force of brilliant beats and unbelievable subtleties, wild experimentation and great production; but no, the title has no deeper meaning. In the label's own words, "Dilla likes donuts".

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14 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Black Wire: Black Wire

The band whose performance inspired the Kaiser Chiefs' "I Predict a Riot" look to carve out their own success, but are less successful at it.

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14 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Advantage: Elf-Titled

Nintendo rock! Get off your couch, put down your controller and dance.

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//Mixed media
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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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