Two-Word Reviews, Spring/Summer 2014

My Music, Movie and Book intake for the last few months, with my patent-pending two-word reviews. MUSIC The Cure: Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me – wild swings Violent Soho: Hungry Ghost – alternative throw-back Sleepmakeswaves: …And So We Destroyed Everything EP – epic instrumentals Read More …

Two Word Reviews, Spring 2014

Movie and music from the Spring of 2014, with patent-pending two-word reviews: MOVIES Captain America: The Winter Solider – headier follow-up Draft Day – satisfying fantasy Man of Steel – surprisingly tame The Heat – more please Neighbors – premise delivers White House Down – Read More …

Two Word Reviews, Winter 2014

Recent movies and music I’ve checked out, with patent-pending two word reviews: MOVIES American Hustle – acting class Identity Thief – stolen time The Hollywood Complex – disturbing insight Gangster Squad – shiny surface The Master – superior performances Searching for Sugar Man – fascinating Read More …

Two Word Reviews, Fall 2013

After a long break, my patent-pending two word movie and music reviews are back for the holiday season. Enjoy. Movies Don Jon – impressive debut 10 Years – predictably predicable Catching Fire – super sequel That Guy… Who Was In That Thing – interesting insight Read More …

July 2013: Music & Movies

My pop culture intake for July 2013, with patent-pending two-word reviews: MOVIES Premium Rush – premium entertainment This Means War – meaningless conflict Dredd – bloody entertaining Trouble with the Curve – troubled writing Resident Evil: Retribution – acceptably awful

June 2013: Movies & Music

My pop culture intake for June 2013, with patent-pending two-word reviews: MUSIC Black Sabbath: 13 – classic updated Primal Scream: More Light – more goodness The National: Trouble Will Find Me – continued refinement Tricky: False Idols/Matter of Time EP – slow jamz Trooper: Trooper Read More …

May 2013: Music & Movies

My pop culture intake for May 2013, with patent-pending two-word reviews: MUSIC David Bowie: The Next Day – welcome return The Strokes: Comedown Machine – letdown machine (London) Suede: Bloodsports – sporting attempt Chelsea Light Moving: Chelsea Light Moving – familiar territory Wire: Change Become Read More …

April 2013: Music & Movies

MUSIC Guided By Voices: English Little League – familiar terroritory Atoms for Peace: Amok – glitchy goodness MOVIES The Queen of Versailles – disgusting excess What To Expect What You’re Expecting – expected stupidity Rock of Ages – unwatchable schlock John Carter – entertaining adventure Read More …

March 2013: Music & Movies

This month in music listening and movie watching, with patent-pending two-word reviews: MUSIC Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Specter At The Feast – not bountiful Son Volt: Honky Tonk – surprising simplicity Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Push The Sky Away – bad goodness The Read More …