Joe Goddard

Electric Lines

Greco Roman/Domino

Apr 21, 2017 Music Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Joe Goddard cuts the kind of record that disbands physical limitations. Granted the Londoner's already got a strong track record, with his defining work from Hot Chip and The 2 Bears, but his second solo album is taking those heights and magnifying them, as we are ricocheted between smoky soul, verdant groove, and tantalizing pop-electronica. More

Apr 20, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Craig Finn has a way of making the connection from ordinary moments to extraordinary meanings. When we first met him in Lifter Puller and then in The Hold Steady his more-is-more, shot-gunned exuberance blew us away.  More

Dead or Alive Trilogy

Studio: Arrow Video

Apr 19, 2017 DVDs Web Exclusive

For the uninitiated, Takashi Miike is the king of bizarre curveballs when it comes to his brand of extreme cinema. More

Apr 19, 2017 Music Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Americana is a collection of comfortable rock 'n' roll songs detailing Ray Davies' relationship with, and travels across, America. When he does satire it's too safe and detached (see "The Deal"), though all the songs are pleasant enough. More

Free Fire

Studio: A24
Directed by Ben Wheatley

Apr 19, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

For all its promise, Free Fire never quite adds up to the sum of its many parts. More

Apr 18, 2017 Music Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Tara Jane O'Neil's new self-titled LP is a simple, stately singer/songwriter affair, and among her least experimental output to date.  More

The Handmaid’s Tale

Studio: Shout! Factory

Apr 18, 2017 DVDs Web Exclusive

Part of the blame for The Handmaid’s Tale’s awkwardness comes from its creation. More

Apr 17, 2017 Music Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Although its creator describes this new record as "an ecstatic work of negativity," it is always a positive thing when a new Robyn Hitchcock album appears in the universe.  More

The Ticket

Studio: Shout! Factory Films
Direct by Ido Fluk

Apr 17, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Since departing Downton Abbey to seemingly take over all film and television screens, lead Dan Stevens (Legion, The Guest, Beauty and the Beast) has taken on interesting roles, and The Ticket is another one with real meat on the bone.  More