Bold, impassioned, ecstatically beautiful, Shane Carruth's Upstream Color -- a lyric reverie on loss, love, and various invasions of the body -- was in a class by itself at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Well, let's say it was a class shared by a more conventional but no less heady consideration o ... More >>
Don't you think?When it comes to musical decades, the '60s remains the gold standard. Though the '70s were initially mocked for prog rock and disco, it's now clear that prog rock and disco are awesome. And around this time ten years ago, folks began to venerate the '80s in earnest.
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Yes, yes, the '90s have gone the way of the flannel shirt, BUT they are making a comeback faster than you can say "Citizen Dick" (the Day-Glo '80s could only interest newborn hipsters for so long). That being said, the drummer of the fictional band from Singles, the one and only Eddie Vedder, ... More >>
About a year ago, cult NYC film director Abel Ferrara (Driller Killer, Ms. 45, the OG Bad Lieutenant, The Addiction, etc.) wrapped his indiepunk documentary on the legendary Chelsea Hotel. The film premiered at Cannes last year and is now being gradually unrolled across the US. Ferrara is com ... More >>
THE WEEKEND'S NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSCo-hosts Vanessa Claire Smith and Jake Broder at the 20th annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards Monday night. Photo by Tim NorrisTHE 30TH ANNUAL L.A. WEEKLY THEATER AWARDSCo-hosts Jake Broder and Vanessa Claire Smith wer ... More >>
Those searching for signs of how leaner economic times are being felt at Sundance 2009 need look no further than the fact that the festival's opening weekend yielded only one major sale -- and that one was something of a foregone conclusion. Although the tepid reaction to director Antoine Fuqua's Br ... More >>
searching for signs of how leaner economic times are being felt at
Sundance 2009 need look no further than the fact that the festival's
opening weekend yielded only one major sale -- and that one was
something of a foregone conclusion. Although the tepid reaction to
director Antoine Fuqua's Br ... More >>
Because Live Blogging is so gauche.
Occasionally the Grammy Committee's old fogey sensibility yields huge dividends. See the inclusion of Morris Day and the motherfucking Time. As far as I know, only two people have paid much attention to Morris Day and the Time post "Jerk Out:" the illustrious ... More >>