Friday, October 25 2013
A.N Wilson's The Elizabethans is a very readable history, despite the author's inability to get out of his own way.
Wednesday, April 16 2014
Hillsborough recalls the horror of that day, the FA Cup Semi-Final match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest.
This is an ambitious undertaking, weaving American history, popular culture, and Bruce Springsteen’s music into a cohesive narrative.
Even now, after countless reviews and essays, it's easy to be captivated by the way Godard obfuscates our expectations for cinematic art.
This isn't an exercise in nostalgia or recognition, but a journey into new territory.
From applying leeches to mapping the shape of the human skull, Erik Janik describes a drama of medical history in Marketplace of the Marvelous.
The resourcefulness and fearlessness of these women is a highlight in a series so well-written and well-acted.
With Light and With Love is Woods' most cleanly produced record to date, and the brittle edges of their sound now melt around bright, bittersweet songs.
May Death Never Stop You proves to be a tricky overview of MCR's output, trying to please both casual fans and completists at the exact same time.
The Dandy Warhols didn't invent the wheel, they just drive really well.
Steve Martin, the Steep Canyon Rangers, and Edie Brickell join each other on CD and DVD Live to provide music and comedy lovers with a fantastic live experience.
Indie pop for indie pop scholars.
Polish guitarist Grzegorz Lesiak does a musical about-face, pointing to grand things down the road.
Tuesday, April 15 2014
While the TV version goes down its own solitary snow-swept roads, its sprawling cast of characters featuring proxies for the film’s iconic figures.
Undermining someone's principles is everyone's kryptonite.
Walter Potter crafted hundreds of animals, amphibians, and birds into intricately assembled Victorian dioramas for the delight of his fellow Britons.
There is only one place to find the social acuity of Jane Austen and the inquisitive intrigue of Alfred Hitchcock, and that is in a Frances Hodgson Burnett story.
Aimee Mann and Ted Leo are a perfect pairing on their new band's immensely likeable debut.
Carter Girl, plus family and friends, delivers a rousing tribute to personal and family history.
With Midnight Features Vol. 1: Shower Scene, the sample-heavy duo of Lilacs and Champagne prove that their one-of-a-kind sonic can function beyond the realms of the recording studio.