Friday, April 20, 2018

April Reviews

These are the reviews and other pieces I'm working on this month.

The Stranger Music Things to Do: The Breeders and Khruangbin, the Mattson 2

The Stranger Film Openings: Claire's Camera, a Film by the Productive Korean Auteur Hong Sang-Soo, New Wim Wenders Thriller Submergence Goes Through the Motions, and Death Metal and Techno Joan of Arc in Jeannette, the Childhood of Joan of Arc.

The Stranger SIFF Notes: Angels Wear White, I Miss You When I See You, Last Child, Naila and the Uprising, On Borrowed Time, Virus Tropica, and more to come. 

Video Librarian: Shameless - The Complete Eighth Season [three-disc set], Robert Glasper Experiment - Live, Advertising at the Edge of the Apocalypse, Ask the Sexpert, A Better Man, Big Sonia, Forever Chinatown, Geek Girls, Hippie Family Values, Straight/Curve, Stumped, and The Wrong Light.

Endnote: Image from L'Avventura Films. 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

March Reviews

These are 
the reviews 
and other 
pieces I'm 
working on 
this month.






The Stranger Film Openings: Pushing Dead, The Twilight of an ACT UP Activist in the Engaging After Louie, and All I Wish Heralds the Return of Sharon Stone.

The Stranger MTTD: U.S. Girls, Guests, Beth Ditto, SSION, Alvvays, Frankie Rose, the Breeders, and more to come.

Video Librarian: Endo What?, Generation Zapped, Out of State, A Revolution in Four Seasons, She Started It, Spettacolo, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin, A Woman and Her Car, Birdboy - The Forgotten Children, Robert Plant and the Sensational Shape Shifters - Live at David Lynch's Festival of Disruption, One Republic - Live in South Africa [Blu-ray], and The Divine Order [Blu-ray]



Endnote: Image from U.S. Girls' "Window Shades" video

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

February Reviews

These are the reviews and other pieces I'm working on this month.

The Stranger Film Openings: A Ciambra, a Martin Scorsese-Produced Film about a Romani Community and In the Remarkable Doc The Departure, Life Is Heavy for a Japanese Monk Dedicated to Suicide Prevention.

The Stranger MTTD: Tune-Yards and Sudan Archives, Gaz Coombes, Piney Gir, and Lee Ann Womack, Eddie Berman.

Video Librarian: Mama ColonelMen - A Love StoryMy Bolivia, Just Charlie, Somos LenguaDriving With Selvi, and The Empathy Gap - Masculinity & the Courage to Change.


 
Endnote: Image from Sundance Selects. 

Saturday, January 06, 2018

January Reviews

These are the 
reviews and other 
pieces I'm working 
on this month.

SIFFcast: Best of 2017 Part 1 (with Caleb Landry Jones) and Best of 2017 Part 2 (with Rachel Morrison and William Oldroyd).

The Stranger Film Openings: The Nina Simone of Kinshasa Has a Don't-Fuck-With-Me Face in Félicité  and Aida's Secrets Is a Documentary About the Only Secrets That Matter—a Family's Secrets

The Stranger MTTD: Spoon and White Reaper, Filthy Friends and Acapulco Lips (cancelled due to health issues), Circuit des Yeux and somesurprises, and Jessica Lea Mayfield and Sun Seeker.

Video Librarian: After Fire, Black Girl in Suburbia, By Blood, Gen-
der Troubles - The Butches, Live from UB - Rock & Freedom in the New Mongolia, CMA Awards Live - Greatest Moments 1968-2015 [10-disc set], M.F.A. [Blu-ray], and The Defiant Ones [Blu+DVD disc set].



Endnote: Image from MUBI by way of the IMDb.