Thursday, January 07, 2016

January Reviews

Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years.
These are the reviews and other pieces I'm working on this month.

KCTS 9: Screening films for the Northwest Showcase, aka Reel NW. Titles TBA.

The Stranger Film Openings: Charlotte Rampling's Performance in 45 Years Is Great, but Her Comments About Race and the Oscars Are Offensive and Ignorant and Bad Cop Discovers...The World of Kanako.

Slog/Film Opening count: 636 posts/reviews since 2011.

The Stranger Music Things to Do: Car Seat Headrest, Naked Giants, and Boyfriends, the Tom Price Desert Classic, the Riffbrokers, and Tales from the Birdbath, Ty Segall and the Muggers, CFM, and Bread and Butter, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Lower Dens, and Hibou.

Video Librarian: Being Canadian, Circle Unbroken - A Gullah Journey from Africa to America, Dreams Rewired, Hand Made with Love in France, Lady Antebellum - Wheels Up Tour [Blu-ray], The Mama Sherpas, Sinatra - All or Nothing at All [Blu-ray], Some Kind 
of Spark, The Ritchie Blackmore Story [Blu-ray], Jaco, Scorpions Forever and a Day [Blu-ray], and Roger Waters - The Wall [Blu-ray].

Endnote: Image from Sundance Selects.