Category Archives: Music

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Longevity is a rare thing in the motion picture business, but what makes the Coen Brothers 30 year career truly remarkable is the consistent quality of their work. Co-writing, editing, directing and producing nearly all of their films, the Coens

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Longevity is a rare thing in the motion picture business, but what makes the Coen Brothers 30 year career truly remarkable is the consistent quality of their work. Co-writing, editing, directing and producing nearly all of their films, the Coens

The Week’s Playlist: 23 – 29 April 2012 (Triumph of the Independent Spirit)

A personal selection of the last week’s cultural highlights, in which the triumph of the independent spirit recurs as a theme. Film: In Search of a Midnight Kiss I’m slowly working my way through key films in the Mumblecore catalogue.

The Week’s Playlist: 23 – 29 April 2012 (Triumph of the Independent Spirit)

A personal selection of the last week’s cultural highlights, in which the triumph of the independent spirit recurs as a theme. Film: In Search of a Midnight Kiss I’m slowly working my way through key films in the Mumblecore catalogue.

The Week’s Playlist: 7-13 Nov. 2011 (Family, Music, & Travels Off the Beaten Track)

A personal selection of last week’s cultural highlights, in which the subjects of family, music and travels off the beaten track recur. Film: Passenger Side (2009) It’s a curious phrase “dry humour”. Taken as insult, it suggests a barren joke, one incapable

The Week’s Playlist: 7-13 Nov. 2011 (Family, Music, & Travels Off the Beaten Track)

A personal selection of last week’s cultural highlights, in which the subjects of family, music and travels off the beaten track recur. Film: Passenger Side (2009) It’s a curious phrase “dry humour”. Taken as insult, it suggests a barren joke, one incapable

This Week’s Play List: 14-20 February 2011

A personal selection of this week’s cultural highlights, including films, books, podcasts, radio shows and music. Films/DVDs: Books: Afghan Star.Dir. Havana Marking.”If there was no singing, the world would be silent”, says a shy young Afghan boy in the prologue

This Week’s Play List: 14-20 February 2011

A personal selection of this week’s cultural highlights, including films, books, podcasts, radio shows and music. Films/DVDs: Books: Afghan Star.Dir. Havana Marking.”If there was no singing, the world would be silent”, says a shy young Afghan boy in the prologue

This Week’s Play List: 8-13 February 2011

 A personal selection of the cultural highlights of my week, including films, books, podcasts, radio shows and music. Films/DVDs:  Books:                                                                       

This Week’s Play List: 8-13 February 2011

 A personal selection of the cultural highlights of my week, including films, books, podcasts, radio shows and music. Films/DVDs:  Books: