Friday, May 20, 2022

Beach House seal the deal opening for Vampire Weekend

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As established in my last post praising LCD Soundsystem, the bar for live alternative rock has been set high for the rest of the...

Film Review: Andrea Arnold’s raw and impressionistic take on ‘Wuthering Heights’

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I lingered round them, under that benign sky: watched the moths fluttering among the heath and harebells, listened to the soft wind breathing through...

From the Archives: David Bowie’s hours… reissue on vinyl and my...

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The news came last week via the official website of David Bowie: Bowie's 1999 album hours... will finally see official release on vinyl by...

‘The Dark Knight Rises:’ an Independent Ethos take on another Hollywood...

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You have to admire Christopher Nolan. Count him among those few Hollywood directors alluded to in an earlier post who can prop up a...

Fassbinder’s prophetic 1973 sci-fi work ‘World on a Wire’ finally sees...

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A three-hour-plus sci-fi experience, World on a Wire (Welt am Draht), seemed to have existed as mere legend in the filmography of Rainer Werner...

Paris Can Wait captures frustrating mysteries of love — a film...

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Though straightforward and not without some technical impurities, not to mention a few trite romantic comedy tropes, Paris Can Wait has a creeping appeal...

Surreal Sorry to Bother You takes no prisoners

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Sorry to bother you, but I’ll keep this short and promise to allow for some insight into the socially conscious, surrealist feature debut by...

Laughter turns creepy in Tickled — a film review

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The internet is filled with weirdos. In Tickled, all the dangers of those weirdos that your mother or grandmother warned you about come true. In...

Solo: A Star Wars Story gives the franchise some overdue grit

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It took Ron Howard to direct the Star Wars movie I had hoped Rian Johnson would have delivered after Looper (Film Review: Looper smartens up...

My Golden Days explores the distorting filter of time with keen...

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“I am not Ulysses. No nostalgia for my country,” says the anthropologist Paul Dédalus (Mathieu Amalric) to a lover in Greece. With a title...