My Favorite Songs of 2016
2016 sucked in many ways. But there was beautiful music to be heard in the midst of the year’s ugliness.
My Favorite Christ and Pop Culture Articles of 2016
Obviously, I’m a little biased, but I was once again impressed by the site’s depth and breadth of coverage.
25 Albums (and 1 Reissue) I’m Looking Forward to Hearing in 2017
One of my favorite albums gets reissued and several great shoegaze/noise-pop acts return with promises of new music.
Attack on Titan’s Second Season Reveals “The New Darkest Day in Humanity’s History”
The human-devouring giants are back, along with more existential dread, bloody melodrama, and high-flying action.
I’d Buy a 25th Anniversary Reissue of The Violet Burning’s Strength in a Heartbeat
It’d be a shame to overlook the anniversary of one of Christian music’s true masterpieces.
The Best Streaming Titles Arriving in January 2017
Coming soon: ’80s comedy and horror classics, a Parisian fairy tale, a farting corpse, giant robot lion action, and more.
‘Twas a White Christmas After All
Nebraska’s unpredictable weather comes through again.
25 Movies I’m Looking Forward to Seeing in 2017
Plenty of sequels and superhero movies but I’m just as excited by new films from some of my favorite directors.
Studio Ghibli’s Ocean Waves and Princess Mononoke Are Coming to American Theatres
This marks the first time that “Ocean Waves” will get a theatrical run throughout North America.
The First Trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 Is Very Promising
It certainly looks like it’s in keeping with the spirit of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic.
Netflix’s Spectral Contains the Makings of a Much More Interesting Movie (Review)
It’s passable late night entertainment but with a script that made better use of its ideas, it could’ve been a lot more.
In Rotation: Emily Jane White, Yagya, Trance to the Sun, 1 Mile North (Review)
Dark-tinged folk balladry, spacey techno from Iceland, goth-y psychedelia, and stripped down post-rock.