Tuesday, April 21 2015
Chrononauts is a thrill ride that embraces the time travel genre while turning it on its head. It is big time fun.
Rev. J.M. Gates was a hit from his 1926 debut, worlds apart from his stodgy predecessors. His best work can still really get the goosebumps going.
The Breakfast Club is a solid effort, but one that spends too much times clubbing its viewers over the head with its message of, "We're more than just labels."
Dreamfall Chapters is about power and its abuse.
After a lengthy hiatus, Faith No More return to the stage, and never once do they appear like they're going through the motions.
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is the most exciting debut feature film of the decade thus far, showing a prodigious talent in director Ana Lily Amirpour.
Built to Spill's guitar-driven sound is the indie-rock equivalent of comfort food, indulgent and satisfying in how familiar it is.
It’s almost as if Pierre Comtois is trolling the reader, treating the printed page as a message board on which to make fans go crazy.
No Control turns the trouble of being a very fast fruit into a full-on, true rock and roll experience.
Canadian Coldwave Queen's third heralds the rise of the machines. Quick hide!
This isn’t disconnected from the current country-radio charts entirely; some of what he’s doing is taking familiar tropes and making them sound “fun” and easily digestible.
Eric and Leigh Gibson continue to innovate with a collection of bluegrass covers dedicated to fellow bands of brothers.
For an album that's sparse on ideas and interest it certainly SOUNDS big.
Monday, April 20 2015
Valiant's new Ninjak reboot is remarkably fresh and a lot of fun.
No matter how much the ruthless male leads of this film (Jonah Hill and James Franco) try to control the narrative, it's all too obvious where their lie-fueled story is going.
'Peacemongers', by the Australian poet and journalist Barry Hill, is an epic travelogue and probing meditation on the importance and elusiveness of peace.
Unfortunately, the chief interest of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is not the game itself, but the demo for Final Fantasy XV that it comes bundled with.
This tale of werewolves run amok in a retirement community could do with more guts -- in every sense.
They may party like it's 1995, but 2015 might just be the year of Speedy Ortiz.
English DJ Daktyl's first album of originals suffers from a lack of conviction, but shines in short bursts.