May 2003 Archives
Not One Less by Zhang Yimou (Review)The film’s realistic approach is refreshing and the children’s’ performances are both cute and poignant.
Whisper of the Heart by Yoshifumi Kondō (Review)I was excited to watch Whisper of the Heart, but I found it far more rewarding and relevant than I thought possible.
Wasabi by Gérard Krawczyk (Review)Wasabi isn’t a horrible movie by any means, but it’s a bit too whimsical and lighthearted for its own good.
Animal Chin EP by Jaga Jazzist (Review)The group’s intriguing use of jazzier elements ensure that their sound more than stands on its own.
Children of Nature by Friðrik Þór Friðriksson (Review)A lyrical film about death, nostalgia, and the importance of honoring the wishes of those whose years are near their end.
Stanton Meadowdale by Stanton Meadowdale (Review)I get the feeling that Meadowvale has listened to his fair share of Mountain Goats records, but John Darnielle he ain’t.
Lowlights by Lowlights (Review)Intimacy is what this recording is all about.