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Thursday, April 11 2002

Hobart Smith: Blue Ridge Legacy

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The Reivers: Saturday / End of the Day

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Gorillaz: G-Sides

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Dimitri from Paris: After the Playboy Mansion

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Brendan Benson: Lapalco

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Spy Game (2001)

The film's assumptions about the Agency, are, in a word, Before September 11, before top secret government agencies (CIA, FBI, etc.) were revealed as not doing what they've been pretending to be doing all this time.


The Sweetest Thing (2002)

The Sweetest Thing targets moviegoers who seek out the familiar and formulaic.


Pauline and Paulette (2002)

It's not every day that you see an older adult with mental disabilities as the star in an internationally distributed film.


Promises (2002)

When the children speak for themselves, 'Promises' is very powerful.


National Lampoon’s Van Wilder (2002)

National Lampoon's Van Wilder [is] the latest version of Maxim, the Movie.


Grey Gardens / Salesman - PopMatters Film Review )

What makes the Maysles' work special lies in how they manage, by focusing so intently on their subjects, to elicit a body of information that the audience is compelled to examine for its possible meaning.


Frailty (2002)

Moody, perverse, and full to busting with metaphorical cautions.


Changing Lanes (2002)

PULL.


Wednesday, April 10 2002

ShelleyDevoto: Buzzkunst

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Radio 4: Gotham!

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Genya Ravan: For Fans Only

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Pat Metheny Group: Speaking of Now

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Patti Labelle: Greatest Love Songs

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Steve Earle: Guitar Town (Expanded Edition)

Without this brilliant effort, none of the others would’ve been possible. A modern classic.


Sean Altman: alt.mania

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