Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Mandy is an ingenious art house movie for horror buffs

There is some kind of undeniable genius to Mandy, the new movie by Panos Cosmatos. The writer-director makes a much-anticipated return after an eight-year...

Broncho's new single: the catchiest indie rock song I've heard in...

https://soundcloud.com/bronchoband/class-historian It's probably been two years since I've heard a single as catchy as the new song by BRONCH, "Class Historian." The last song that was as infectious must have...

LCD Soundsystem sets high standard for any future live shows

This past Wednesday night marked the first of the concerts listed in an earlier posting I had the pleasure to attend: LCD Soundsystem and...

‘The Kid With a Bike’ harnesses potency of simple filmmaking

The brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne work in a world of efficient drama. Their cinema is stripped of sentimentality yet still captures intimate moments with...

Flaming Lips overwhelm at the House of Blues, Orlando

Since I could not make the Boca Raton show this Saturday, I could not allow a chance to miss the Flaming Lips live, so...

Independent Ethos Radio Hour – episode 1

It's here, the first episode of The Independent Ethos Radio Hour on Joltradio.org. To sum it up, this was recorded just after I attended...

The best films of 2015 … so far — by Hans...

We are a bit past the halfway point, and the lists of what are so far the best movies of 2015 are already popping up. Here's...

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

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

A Ghost Story offers beautiful meditation on love after death —...

It feels like a public service obligation to first note that A Ghost Story is not a horror movie. The third film by Writer-director-editor...

Film review: ‘Beware of Mr. Baker’ presents portrait of a man...

Ginger Baker is probably rock ‘n’ roll’s most infamous survivor. Call him the original, archetypal rock drummer … and you might just piss him...