Nov 16, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

The 17th Austin City Limits Music Festival has come and gone and, speaking from firsthand experience, it was a great success. With eight stages, 130 bands, and daily capacity crowds of 75,000 music fans, the festival organizers had to overcome lofty logistical goals, last second headliner switches, and super-hot weather to pull this one off.  More

Nov 16, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Indie-rock cognoscenti: did you know there is a Dave Matthews album by the name Lillywhite Sessions? Some quick history for the uninitiated: More

Speed Kills

Studio: Saban Films
Directed by Jodi Scurfield

Nov 16, 2018 Cinema Fall 2001 - Grandaddy

Speed Kills is another dud for Travolta. More

Nov 15, 2018 TV Web Exclusive

The Good Place is losing its footing somewhat, but at least it's having fun doing it. In "Don't Let the Good Life Pass You By," Michael and Janet travel to rural Canada to visit the man, the myth, the legend himself: Doug Forcett. More

Nov 15, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

It's better to be late than never, and if that saying could be applied to anyone in music right now there's no one more appropriate that Baxter Dury. As the son of legendary punk and New Wave artist Ian Dury it's probably fair to say music's been in his blood since the day he was born.  More

The Clovehitch Killer

Studio: IFC Films
Directed by Duncan Skiles

Nov 15, 2018 Cinema Web Exclusive

Duncan Skiles' The Clovehitch Killer is exactly the type of movie the title would suggest ... one that wants to unsettle you with its mood and atmosphere. More

Nov 15, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Mark Kozelek reached his half century last year which could cause a period of reflection for some, perhaps slowing down for others. Back for a new Sun Kil Moon record (not the only music he's released this year) he shows no signs of the latter. As for reflecting on life, that's a given for Kozelek. Don't expect anything different from This Is My Dinner.

Widows

Studio: 20th Century Fox
Directed by Steve McQueen

Nov 14, 2018 Cinema Web Exclusive

Steve McQueen’s filmography is shaping up to be one of the most diverse, interesting collection of movies that can be attributed to a single director. More

Charles Bradley

Black Velvet

Dunham/Daptone

Nov 14, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

As posthumous records go, there is nothing quite like Charles Bradley's Black Velvet. The soul singer, who passed away in September 2017, had made a name for himself late in life: first, in his early years, with a career as a James Brown cover artist (where he performed as the eponymous "Black Velvet"); and later, with his discovery by Daptone Records and the release of his debut album, No Time for Dreaming, at the age of 62. More