Thursday, March 5 2015
Florian Illies embraces the importance of moments as he peers into a fragmented past to offer something that is simple yet monumental.
Maison Close might not quite uplift you; but, then again, many of the best and most realistic series on television usually don’t.
Noel Gallagher may not be completely chasing yesterday, but he certainly isn't moving forward.
The Old Crow Medicine Show member stretches his solo songwriting muscle on his self-titled release.
Barry Miles' work depicts a complicated human being and visionary artist who has too often been dehumanized and made one-dimensional.
The deep, rich sound of Pops’ guitar captures the immense spirit of a human being that cannot be seen in the physical manifestation of a man.
Kid Ink is a major label rapper, and Full Speed is his collection of major label rap song facsimiles.
Martin Callingham plays it safe with a series of watery folk numbers that might soothe but are too slack and too nebulous to exert any real power.
Wednesday, March 4 2015
Batgirl began her stay with the kind of bang that could only come from being anointed by social media. In this issue, we see that fake love begin to unravel.
As in any scene, bands form, break up, and share the stage with each other, and the strong sense of community felt by the Lookout alums runs through the pages.
Like all adaptations of this classic work of erotic literature, this film misses the mark in capturing any of the poignancy of the novel's fluid and lyrical prose.
Aureate Gloom is a soliloquy to anyone willing to listen, an intense affirmation of the confusion that comes with change, and of the uncertainty that comes with difficult choices.
Aureate Gloom is momentarily great, but it becomes infuriating in a instant.
What is essentially a live-version of Sunbathing Animal takes the hardest working group of lazy-bones in music to places new and exciting... just before it heads back to places familiar and boring.
The chromatic wash of a futuristic energy glistens over the Brit's latest offering, but stirring beneath are the time-honored signatures of classic pop music.
Waverunner provides a definitive answer to the question "what would it sound like if a veteran Japanese pop producer made an EDM album?"
Christian Lee Hutson stretches his songwriting muscle on Yeah Okay, I Know, but gets bogged down by a dreary overall delivery.
Tuesday, March 3 2015
Gwen Stacy takes on a new role and crafts a new legacy for Spider-Men and Spider-Women alike.
Reporter Jill Leovy’s intimate and intricate story of murder in Los Angeles is part crime epic and part call to arms about a crisis decades in the making.
This woman-centric western isn't a lost masterpiece, but rather an entertaining and sometimes fascinating pleasantry.