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The Coen Brothers embark on a new project for television

Hold on to your butts: thereâ’s another Coen Brothers project on the horizon. This time itâ’s a project for television (their first in the medium). In collaboration with Annapurna Television, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is reportedly a complex, multi-narrative Western that may end up as a film, as well. This isnâ’t the first Western […]

Watch Sing Street, listen to The Jam

There’s a certain exuberance that comes from watching a well-crafted movie musical. Most are painful to sit through—but the ones that get it right will hit you where it hurts. John Carney‘s coming of age flick Sing Street is one of these. The ‘80s musical references are all over the map, its protagonistâ’s tastes swinging […]

Blues Brothers Soul

Like a dose of good medicine, The Blues Brothers movie was just what the doctor ordered. Now there may be nothing wrong with Madonnaâ’s Into the Groove or Black Lacesâ’s Agadoo, but like many hits of the mid-1980s, there was not much in the music to feed the soul of many a listener.  But there […]

Patti Smith speaks on Bob Dylan and Donâ’t Look Back

Can we talk about cool duos for a minute? Criterionâ’s got this great clip of Patti Smith waxing philosophical over Bob Dylanâ’s impact on her development as a musician. The clip is featured in Criterionâ’s 2015 re-release of Donâ’t Look Back, D. A. Pennebakerâ’s groundbreaking portrait of Dylan and his famed 1965 tour. The film, […]

Looking back at the Reservoir Dogsâ’ soundtrack

Quick, whatâ’s your favorite movie? It might not be Reservoir Dogs (unless you were an “alternative” teenage boy in the ‘90s â” then itâ’s a mandatory pick) but it should at least land somewhere in your top ten for a lot of reasons, not least of which is the soundtrack. Tarantinoâ’s identity as a director […]

Watch David Bowie as Andy Warhol in Basquiat

Remember when David Bowie played Andy Warhol in the 1996 film Basquiat? No? Please watch the entire thing immediately. Until then, tide yourself over with this short clip of Bowie as the eccentric artist. In it, he is approached by a young Basquiat with a handful of what he calls “ignorant art.” He persuades Warhol, […]

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