November 2003 Archives

The Fall of Troy

The Fall of Troy by The Fall Of Troy (Review)

This CD surpassed any preconceptions I had concerning how a hardcore band should play or operate.
Last Exile

Last Exile, Volume 1 by Koichi Chigira (Review)

The lush and detailed world depicted in the anime series truly makes it a wonder to watch.
Heart - Stars

Heart by Stars (Review)

Even the most starry-eyed of songs are coated with a thin layer of wistfulness and nostalgia.
Only With Laughter Can You Win - Rosie Thomas

Only With Laughter Can You Win by Rosie Thomas (Review)

She has a wistfully beautiful voice that can make you fall in love with her from a distance.
Dogville - Lars von Trier

Dogville by Lars Von Trier (Review)

If nothing else, Lars von Trier’s latest is sure to rile the American right wing.
Bangkok Dangerous

Bangkok Dangerous by Danny Pang, Oxide Pang (Review)

Bangkok Dangerous achieves a look that is truly edgy and stylish without being too obvious about it.
Gozu - Takashi Miike

Gozu by Takashi Miike (Review)

A thoroughly bizarre, Jungian excursion that would make David Lynch blush at the straightforwardness of his own films.
Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself - Lone Scherfig

Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (Review)

At its heart, this film is a wonderfully done piece about healing and reconciliation.
The Triplets of Belleville

The Triplets of Belleville by Sylvain Chomet (Review)

This is completely different from any other animated film you’ve likely seen in the past few years.
Holding His Breath, Damien Jurado

Holding His Breath by Damien Jurado (Review)

Jurado’s discards are far superior to most people’s a-list material.
The Sea and the Rhythm - Iron Wine

The Sea and the Rhythm by Iron And Wine (Review)

He has only two releases in his young career, but Sam Beam has already made a believer of me for life.
The Sea and the Rhythm - Iron Wine

Concert Review: Clem Snide, Califone, Okkervil River (October 23, 2003, Lincoln, NE)


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