Entries Tagged as 'movie'

You’ve read Simon Reynolds, now read this:

October 19th, 2007

Something like 75% of Condé Nast’s most venerable publication’s readership – the always studious, perpetually thorough The New Yorker – doesn’t even live on the island they’re reading about. (Shit, I live worlds apart in Columbia, South Carolina and still can’t bring myself to cancel my subscription.) When it comes to art, music, theatre and […]

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The only review of ‘Control’ that matters

October 8th, 2007

Simon Reynolds clearly understands Joy Division’s music, mystery, and cultural significance, as evidenced by his impressive review of Anton Corbijn’s biopic, Control, in yesterday’s New York Times. In fact, there are few other writers I’d want to read on the subject: “Yet there’s one crucial factor mentioned in Touching From a Distance that ‘Control’ strangely […]

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Kurt Cobain: About a Son trailer

September 27th, 2007

This documentary is based on 25 hours of audio-taped interviews conducted by noted Cobain biographer Michael Azerrad, who also wrote the American post-punk, pre-grunge, underground rock history tome, Our Band Could Be Your Life. 25 hours of audio-taped interviews given to one person? Jesus. From the looks of the trailer, it’s likely this film will […]

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This is the Way the World Ends

September 21st, 2007

Southland Tales, Richard Kelly’s follow up to the sleeper hit Donnie Darko, finally has a trailer (on youtube, too). Southland Tales is an ensemble piece set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star […]

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