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Season three of The Fall may not have lived up to the previous two seasons, but it remains a largely absorbing series.
17 Nov 2016
John Peel and Nico loved his band and Mark E. Smith fired him. Martin Bramah marched through history with a band he can never seem to escape. After decades of trying not to, he's finally learned to embrace life in Blue Orchids.
14 Jul 2016
The Fall raises questions about the self and personal identity by considering how an artificial intelligence governs itself.
03 Aug 2015
Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.
15 Jan 2009
The lavish reissue of the seminal 1982 album by The Fall sounds just as potent today, or perhaps even more so.
19 Sep 2005
PopMatters Music Critic Michael Christopher uncovers the drive that keeps Comes With the Fall going -- DIY style.
24 Sep 2003
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