Friday, October 09, 2015

October Reviews

Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson's The Forbidden Room.
These are the reviews and other pieces I'm working on this month.

The Factual Opinion: three-part Beat Connection podcast in which 
I join Nate Patrin and Marty Brown to look at music documentaries. Part Two - Underdog Films and Part Three - Movement Overviews.

The Stranger Film Openings: The Walk Isn't Perfect, But It's Thril-
and The Forbidden Room Is Like Guy Maddin’s Greatest Hits.

Slog/Film Opening count: 629 posts/reviews since 2011.

The Stranger Music Things to Do: Destroyer and Frog
, Atlas Sound and Deerhunter, and Shannon and the Clams,
Shopping, Gazebos, Nail Polish, and Underworld Scum

Video Librarian: Black and Cuba, Finding Home - Sophorn's 
Story, Perfect Strangers, Six Days - Three Activists, Three Wars, One 
Dream, Walking with Life - The Birth of a Human Rights Movement 
in Africa, George Strait - The Cowboy Rides Away, Life after Death 
from Above 1979, Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014 [Blu-ray/two-
CD set], and Jeff Lynne’s ELO - Live in Hyde Park [Blu-ray].

Endnote: Forbidden Room image from Kino Lorber.

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