Nov 25, 2015 Comic Books Issue #55 - November/December 2015 - EL VY

Frank Miller's seminal 1986 comic book, The Dark Knight Returns, redefined and reignited interest in Batman, setting the precedent for caped crusader storylines for the next 30 years (and presumably beyond). A decade and a half later, Miller followed up the four-issue series with The Dark Knight Strikes AgainMore




Nov 25, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Silently flitting between the light and dark of the mainstream and underground electronic music worlds, Arca has left a hauntingly frenzied stamp on releases as big as Kanye West's Yeezus as well as his own solo productions. However, up until this point, Arca's work has been one of introspection and intimacy; an aesthetic common in music that swells from the bedroom outwards.  More

Nov 24, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Two years since Until the Colours Run debuted, U.K.-based quartet Lanterns on the Lake returns with their third full-length album. Much like its predecessor, Beings opens with lead-singer Hazel Wilde's haunting vocal work, this time on "Of Dust & Matter." More

Nov 24, 2015 Live

For the first night, I took it easy. Well, easyish. Along the way I learned that I’m late to the party on an indie darling, that Germans know how to rock, heartache still sells, and the Dutch are crazy y’all. Let’s blurb it out. More

In Cold Blood

Studio: Criterion

Nov 23, 2015 DVDs Web Exclusive

A commendably faithful screen version of Capote's book, which went on to receive four Academy Award nominations. More

Nov 23, 2015 Music Issue #55 - November/December 2015 - EL VY

Things aren't going well in the U.K. right now, politically speaking. The right-leaning Conservative government is dismantling public services and hammering the poor, while the left is, quite simply, a powerless laughingstock. It's precisely this demoralizing picture of U.K. society that London-based electronic duo Darkstar have attempted to capture on album number three Foam Island. More

Nov 20, 2015 Books Web Exclusive

With Becoming Nicole, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Amy Ellis Nutt tells the story of the Maines family, husband, wife, and adopted identical twins, born as boys but one whom identified as a girl. More


Studio: The Weinstein Company
Directed by Todd Haynes

Nov 20, 2015 Cinema Web Exclusive

Carol uses satire as a mask which, once cast aside, leads to an incredibly well-drawn relationship between its two leads and unspoken discussions on station, gender, sexuality, and identity. More