Have you ever wondered where the screeching violin sounds in Psycho come from? Who would have ever thought, Yeah, just hack the hell out of it, that’ll sound really good? That would be the film composer, Bernard Herrmann. With his classical background and experience conducting the CBS Radio Orchestra, Herrmann would have heard such harsh […]
[THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS] The first six episodes of the Full House sequel series, titled Fuller House, premiered Friday on Netflix.
Brooklyn, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan), is the story about an immigrant’s opportunity to leave home and start a new life in the United States.
by Jordan Butchen & Jake Leshem 13 Hours serves as a powerful memorial to the bravery of the men and women who fought against impossible odds for what they believed in.
I was extremely surprised when I left the theater, because simply put, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s new movie, The Revenant, is a masterpiece.
As a longtime James Bond fan, I counted down the days to the release of Spectre, in early November. I was excited to see that Sam Mendes was back in charge of the 007 franchise, after previously directing the incredibly successful Skyfall installment in 2012. Unfortunately, Spectre did not live up to the lofty expectations […]
Figuring out a location to place praise, or blame, in theatrical criticism is more difficult than you might realize. Not because it’s not difficult to find some elements of praise or blame in 95% of productions, but because theatre is so collaborative. When I look at a show with a single fantastic scene that works, […]
The Black Keys meets MGMT in Tame Impala’s newest multi-faceted psychedelic album, Currents. Kevin Parker’s psychedelic rock band streamed its album on NPR days before its official release, scheduled for tomorrow (July 17th).
by Catherine Zhang, originally posted on Never Stationary https://soundcloud.com/badroyale/sets/bad-royale-move-like-ep-mad If you like the reggae instrumentals of Bob Marley set against the fast-paced, bass-heavy electronic music put out by Baaeur, you’ll love Bad Royale’s new EP, Move Like, which came out earlier today on Mad Decent.
by Catherine Zhang, originally posted on Never Stationary If you liked the funkadelic elements of Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly and Flying Lotus’s Cosmogramma and You’re Dead!, you’ll love Stephen Bruner’s AKA Thundercat’s newest mini album, The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam, featuring keyboard contributions by jazz legend Herbie Hancock and production from FlyLo himself. Following his two previous albums, The […]