March 2002 Archives

Concert Review: Knife in the Water, The Mendoza Line & Watch the Stereo (March 28, 2002, Omaha, NE)

The Bride with White Hair - Ronny Yu

The Bride with White Hair by Ronny Yu (Review)

This visually striking martial arts fantasy is ultimately about the consequences of putting individual desires before all else.
The Hour of Bewilderbeast - Badly Drawn Boy

The Hour of Bewilderbeast by Badly Drawn Boy (Review)

Badly Drawn Boy seems to look for any excuse to break the conventional song set-up.
Hotel Lives - Simon Joyner

Hotel Lives by Simon Joyner (Review)

A collection of stark, regretful vignettes of longing, loneliness, broken dreams, and haunting memories.
Laughing All the While - Echo Orbiter

Laughing All the While by Echo Orbiter (Review)

Echo Orbiter have made a good record that uses a lot of old tricks, but in relatively new ways.
Donnie Darko, Richard Kelly

Donnie Darko by Richard Kelly (Review)

Kiki's Delivery Service, Hayao Miyazaki

Kiki’s Delivery Service by Hayao Miyazaki (Review)

Kiki’s Delivery Service never devolves to a childish, juvenile comedy, nor does it become overly melodramatic and pretentious.


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