Once by John Carney (Review)
A very fetching little musical romance that eschews the usual tropes associated with both musicals and romances.
Scenes I Go Back To: Chinese Super Ninjas
It just doesn’t get any more freaking awesome than Chinese Super Ninjas.
Scenes I Go Back To: The Matrix
A beautiful, aesthetic scene to watch as well as one full of signature kick-ass moments.
Lost Days, Open Skies and Streaming Tides by Manual (Review)
Hopefully, this collection of odds and sods from Manual’s archives presages a sea change in Jonas Munk’s career.
If I Were Going to TIFF 2007…
Every TIFF lineup I’ve seen to date has been great, but this year’s lineup seems especially so.
Next Door Conversation by Jerry Johansson (Review)
The album’s mix of musical traditions from around the world is both improvisational and intimate.
Wired Looks at Halo 3
Halo is a phenomena of epic proportions that moves beyond mere video games.
Scenes I Go Back To: True Romance
Transcends mere obscenity through amazing dialog and stellar performances.
Airiel’s music is replete with shimmering guitars, chilled atmospherics, and intertwined male/female vocals.
Scenes I Go Back To: Duel to the Death
Exploding. Ninja. Heads.
Altered Realities by Erdem Helvacıoğlu (Review)
The disc has a highly improvised feel to it, based entirely around the live electronic manipulation of Helvacıoğlu’s acoustic guitar.
Scenes I Go Back To: Blue
Borders on something transcendental and spiritual.