An American Pickle; Dir. - Brandon Trost Rating - //stream it once it’s free// https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBC0pTh6GDM An American Pickle | Official Trailer | HBO Max “An American Pickle,” a time-travel farce directed by Brandon Trost and adapted from a New Yorker story by Simon Rich, marinates crisp almost-timeliness in the mild brine of nostalgia. It’s not… Continue reading An American Pickle – Double Seth Rogen Kills It In this Funny Satire.
Yes, God, Yes; Dir. -Karen Maine Rating - “It’s great” / worth adding to your collection. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKqtR9tMyCM Yes, God, Yes is the directorial debut Karen Maine, and stars Natalia Dyer from Stranger Things, in the lead role. Developed from a short film that Maine planned on directing but later adapted it to feature-length, this is… Continue reading Yes, God, Yes – a Smart And Funny Exploration Of Teenage Sexuality.
Folklore; Taylor Swift Rating - /Must listen if you’re a fan./ https://youtu.be/K-a8s8OLBSE Taylor Swift - cardigan (Official Music Video) Folklore hit like a surprise, both in how it was released and the contents inside it. The 16-song album was announced with little fanfare just a day before its release. “Most of the things I had… Continue reading Album Review: Folklore – The Quarantine Has Allowed Taylor Swift to Put Out Her Most Mature And Personal Work Yet.
Women In Music Pt. III; Haim Rating - /Must listen if you’re a fan./ https://youtu.be/J2O_xa8cems Haim - The Steps The Haim sisters are known for their love of LA and taking walks on the sunny streets of the city, and it is also the feeling that carries on into their projects - little happy/sad sunny… Continue reading Album Review: Women In Music Pt. III – The HAIM Sister Are Up to… Something.
Artemis Fowl; Dir. - Kenneth Branagh Rating - Horrendous. Piece. Of. Shit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl2r3Fwxz_o Disney’s Artemis Fowl | Official Trailer Artemis fowl feels like some parent gave an infant a brand new toy set featuring random action figures to play with, but the kid pooped his pants before he could finish the story, so now we… Continue reading Movie Review: Artemis Fowl – Disney Takes A Giant Shit On Beloved Book Franchise
EARTH; EOB (Ed O'Brien) Rating - /Must listen if you’re a fan/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7Djc5z-EMg Even if you're not quite familiar with him you've definitely seen or heard of Ed O'Brien somewhere - the tall guy who plays on the left of Thom Yorke in every Radiohead concert. For all of the radical reinventions Radiohead have undergone… Continue reading Album Review: EARTH – Radiohead Guitarist Ed O’Brien Comes to his own On This Nostalgic Debut.
Singer, songwriter, record producer, (and also an actress now) Lady Gaga is back with her sixth full-length studio album, a glittery glossy electronic pop record that has been promised to be this big Comeback of sorts for Gaga. While, the album does feel much more grandeur and elaborate in it's scope, with loud stretched out dance pop routines and lengthy butt-thumping electro-beats, the end result is just a generic and underwhelming record that just feels like a repackaging of the old stuff.
Notes on a Conditional Form; the 1975 Rating - “It’s great” / worth adding to your collection. Notes on a Conditional Form begins, like all other the 1975 albums, with a track named 'The 1975' which samples audio from a Greta Thunberg speech. Greta talks in her melancholic voice about climate change and the human… Continue reading Album Review: Notes on a Conditional Form – The experimental new record from the 1975 is truly an album for our Generation.
FETCH THE BOLT CUTTERS - FIONA APPLE (Alternative/Indie) Rating - “It’s great” / worth adding to your collection. According to recent "New Yorker" article, “Fetch the Bolt Cutters” is a reference to a scene in “The Fall,” the British police procedural starring Gillian Anderson as a sex-crimes investigator; Anderson’s character calls out the phrase after… Continue reading Album Review: Fetch the Bolt Cutters – Fiona Apple’s fifth record is bonkers and deliriously beautiful.
The Strokes are back after a long hiatus of seven years with what's possibly their best album in recent memory.