As a result of its small, intimate, and unassuming approach, The Twilight Samurai is simply a masterpiece.
A very simple story of two hopeless people meeting and slowly learning to have hope in their lives again.
The first Jet Li film I ever watched, and I think it may very well have spoiled all of his other films for me.
I wish I could find it more lovely, but it all feels a bit too fake for my tastes.
A compellingly ambiguous morality play that is Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s unquestioned master work.
I wish I could call this movie a guilty pleasure.
An utterly compelling release and one that further establishes and cements the band’s reputation with each listen.
The post-rock band smooths out their sound… but that’s not necessarily a good thing.
Though it starts off in jazzy pop-lite territory, Stina Nordenstam’s debut develops an emotional wallop by its end.
Set Fire to Flames really manages to capture the sound of human madness and fright.
Overall, the EP feels like a transitional work to span the gap until a release that really displays the band’s talents.
Beau Jennings’ music won’t immediately grab you but its simple charms and honest emotion will grow on many listeners.
Worm Is Green has been honing their sound since 2000, and it shows.
I have always been searching for grace.
Azumi was a huge disappointment, almost a betrayal of sorts, because I know Kitamura is better than this.
This single divorces the two sides of Broken Social Scene’s music and explores each in greater detail.
On Until He Finds Us, Timonium don’t re-write the Book of Slowcore so much as edit it subtly.
This comp, though far from comprehensive, focuses on a small slice of time from shoegazing’s heyday.