Jul 28, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

For a band whose members never seem to be in the same place at the same time, A Sunny Day in Glasgow manages to create a type of harmonious musical interface that makes their distance seem inconsequential. More

Jul 25, 2014 DVDs Issue #50 - June/July 2014 - Future Islands

Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has built a storied career on complicated, ambiguously drawn character studies that rely upon the inherently fractured dynamics of interpersonal relationships. More

Secret

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Written by Jonathan Hickman, Art by Ryan Bodenheim

Jul 25, 2014 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Grant Miller works for a high-level security organization that is very good at making problems disappear. The problem is, he's just discovered that one of the problems he's working on traces back to his employer.  More

A Most Wanted Man

Studio: Roadside Attractions
Directed by Anton Corbijn

Jul 25, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Philp Seymour Hoffman's surprising death earlier this year lends a bittersweet appreciation to his performance as the heavy-drinking, heavy-smoking, surprisingly cheeky Günther Bachmann. More

La Roux

Trouble in Paradise

Cherrytree/Interscope

Jul 25, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Uttering "I know the temperature is rising" on opener "Uptight Downtown" or "walking alone on a sunny beach" on "Paradise Is You," La Roux's eccentric, redheaded namesake Elly Jackson quickly makes some claims for the Summer Jam here. More

Very Good Girls

Studio: Tribeca Film
Directed by Naomi Foner

Jul 24, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

It’s a shame that Very Good Girls, the directorial debut of Naomi Foner (screenwriter of Losing Isaiah) is in fact not very good.  More

Alvvays

Alvvays

Polyvinyl

Jul 24, 2014 Music Issue #50 - June/July 2014 - Future Islands

In John Green's The Fault In Our Stars, eye cancer patient Isaac expressed his love for his then-girlfriend Monica by incessantly exchanging the phrase "always," indicating their devotion to one another. It's a word that's often drenched in hyperbolized romance, one that simultaneously signifies yesteryear and hopes for tomorrow. It also makes something of a perfect name for Toronto-based band Alvvays (pronounced "always").

Jul 23, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Anna Calvi shares her creative reinterpretations of others' music on this five-song covers EP, and in turn shows us another side of herself as a performer.  More

The Kill Team

Studio: Oscilloscope
Directed by Dan Krauss

Jul 23, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Dan Krauss’ The Kill Team focuses on the legal proceedings following 2010’s Maywand District murders in Afghanistan. More