Drama

Crimes and Misdemeanors [1989]

Published on March 6th, 2017 | by Clint Davis

THE FACTS: R  |  104 minutes Director & Screenplay: Woody Allen Starring: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Mia Farrow Distribution: Orion Pictures THE OPINION: In HBO’s The Sopranos, the apartment of Christopher and Adriana felt like a tomb. [&hellip... Read More


Rock

The J. Geils Band – ‘Freeze Frame’ [1981]

Published on February 6th, 2017 | by Andy Sedlak

Released: Oct. 21, 1981 Length: 40:56 Producer: Seth Justman Label: EMI Peak Chart Position: No. 1 Top 40 Singles: 3 Eleven albums. Hard-won commercial acceptance. Thousands upon thousands of concert hours logged in their native Boston [&hellip... Read More


Thriller

Manhunter [1986]

Published on January 24th, 2017 | by Clint Davis

Manhunter R  |  119 min. Premiered: Aug. 15, 1986 Director & Screenplay: Michael Mann (based on Thomas Harris’s novel Red Dragon) Starring: William Petersen, Tom Noonan, Brian Cox Distribution: De Laurentiis Entertainment Group There’s a scene in Manhunter [&hellip... Read More


Year's Best

16 songs that defined 2016

Published on December 31st, 2016 | by Andy Sedlak

This year was crystalized by the unexpected. And I’m not just talking about you-know-who. It began with David Bowie’s death (he had cancer?!) and concluded with George Michael’s demise (he gave how much to charity?!). In [&hellip... Read More


Awards Season

La La Land: 2016’s most overrated movie

Published on December 7th, 2016 | by Clint Davis

The praise I’m hearing and reading about director Damien Chazelle’s new movie La La Land is making me worry that this year’s award season is going to be a repeat of 2011’s. You remember the 2011 award [&hellip... Read More


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