Wednesday, August 29, 2012

September Reviews

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

Amazon DVDs: Leverage - The 4th Season [4-disc set].

Amazon Theatricals: Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paron-
naud's Chicken with Plums (with Mathieu Amalric), Liberal Arts (with Elizabeth Olsen), and P.T. Anderson's The Master (with Joaquin Phoenix, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams).  

Still playing (or yet to open): For a Good Time, Call..., Hello I Must
Be Going
, The Hunger Games, Old Goats, Sparkle, and The Words.  

Line Out: Apocalypse - A Bill Callahan Tour Film, Norwood Fisher at the NWFF, Inside Melody's Echo Chamber, Switched on by Chrome Canyon, Redd Kross at Chop Suey, Laetitia Sadier - "The Rule of the Game," Striking Sparks with Ben Chasny, Sing Along with the Fall, Teen Daze Teams Up with Frankie Rose, Get Physical with Moon Duo and King Khan, Fac. Dance 02: Global Groove Machine, Cat Power's Triumphant Sun, METZ: More Noise Please, The Best Tom Waits Song...This Week, Terra Treasures from Levek, The Raveonettes and Melody's Echo Chamber, Dem-
dike Stare and Director Jean Rollin
, Bad Books - "Forest Whitak-
er," Drag City's Crazy Commercials, Julianna Barwick and Maria Minerva (at the Triple Door), and Niobe's Cclose Calll.

Video Librarian: Mike and Molly - The Complete Second Season [three-disc set], Autumn de Forest, The Boxing Girls of Kabul, A Drummer's Dream, How to Make a Book with Steidl, The Klez-
matics - On Holy Ground
, Master Qi and the Monkey King, Our Summer in Tehran, Reflections on Media Ethics, The Witches of Gambaga, Staind - Live from Mohegan Sun [Blu-ray], and Sparkle.

Endnote: Bill Callahan image from his Apocalypse Kickstarter.

Thursday, August 02, 2012

August Reviews

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

Amazon DVDs: Going for the Gold - The '48 Games, Misfits - Season One [two-disc set], Mighty Morphin Powers Rangers - Season 1, Vol. 1 [three-disc set], and Judge John Deed - Season Six [two-disc set]. 

Amazon Theatricals: Old Goats, The Words (with Bradley
Cooper and Zoë Saldana), and Sparkle (with Whitney Houston). 

Line Out: Frankie Rose Takes a Trip to the 1980s, Psychic Ills-Moon Duo Split Single, Redd Kross's Welcome Return, Black Moth Super Rainbow Conquers Kickstarter, Releases New Single, Eats Your Face, Levek's Lovely "French Lessons", Franco Falsini's Cosmic Saudade, BURN!, Moon Duo - "Sleepwalker,"   Melody's Echo Chamber Meets UMO, Django Django's Intergalactic Show-
, The Presets - "Youth in Trouble," Soft Moon - "Die Life," Onuinu's Shimmering Mirror Gazer, Redd Kross - "Stay Away from Downtown," Catching up with Matthew Cooper, The Dream of the '80s Is Alive in Greenpoint, Nude Beach: Video and Tour Dates, ESP EP and ESP-Disk, Moon Duo and Lumerians at Octopus Fest, Mouse on Mars - "They Know Your Name," Sic Alps - "Glyphs," Ty Segall - "The Hill," Matmos - "Very Large Green Triangles." 

East Portland Blog: My pics are in this piece.

KCTS 9: History Café on Seattle Rock History 

SIFFblog: Your Sister's Sister (holdover from SIFF '12).  

Video Librarian: Changing Your Mind, Coping to Excelling, The Chilean Building, Eating Baba Yaga - An Evening with Brian Rohr, Family Portrait in Black and White, Hit So Hard - The Life and Near Death Story of Drummer Patty Schemel, Shakespeare High, Tales of the Waria, Water Children, John Gorka - The Gypsy Life [Blu-ray], Kasabian Live [Blu-ray], Rockwell - A Night of Legendary Collaborations, The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister,, Parenthood - Season 3 [4-disc set], Raspberry Magic, Slipknot: (sic)nesses—Live at Download, Tonight You’re Mine, Leave It on the Floor, Pink Ribbons, Inc., The Slut, Going for the Gold, Boardwalk Empire - Complete 2nd Season [5-disc set].


Endnote: Researching the Blues image from Merge Records.