Perhaps Radiohead’s most intense, experimental, and unconventional album to date.
Like both the albums that preceded it, Neu! 75 offers what are at times, frustrating glimpses of possibilities.
Songs in a Northern Key shows an artist at the height of his powers.
Unfortunately, the album lacks the tunes to keep up with its masterful lyrics.
These compositions move and flow like giant pools of color, shifting at the same graceful pace as the landscape’s colors when the moon slowly moves over it.
If I had to sum up the movie in one sentence, I would describe it as a “PBS western directed by Quentin Tarantino as a soap opera.”
On its surface, “Brotherhood of the Wolf” should not work.
The Prodigal Son’s martial arts displays are hampered by wild mood swings between goofiness and stomach-churning violence.
Aereogramme always seems to introduce a fatal flaw into their songs.
Explosions in the Sky takes what should be a tried and true musical formula and turns it into something primal and affecting.
There’s very little here, politically or musically, that’s worth caring all that much about.
Harding makes no bones about his desire to make music of only the most gossamer nature, and over the course of 37 minutes, he makes very convincing arguments for his claim.
It’s easy to see why this is such a cult film, but it actually has merit and wit, as opposed to sinking to sub-Corman levels.
If you want to see how Woo’s incredible style began and how much it has since matured, watch A Better Tomorrow.
Playing at your local art-house, May Day Mayhem! is a strong recommendation.