May 22, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Philadelphia-bred Alex Giannascoli (aka (Sandy) Alex G) has been slyly releasing albums from his bedroom on Bandcamp since the ripe old age of 17.  More

The World of Henry Orient

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

May 22, 2017 DVDs Web Exclusive

There’s something irresistibly charming about The World Of Henry Orient, George Roy Hill’s 1964 comedy about two teenage girls who bond over their outsider status, dysfunctional family units, and their love of concocting creative, imaginary escapades. More

Cold Beat

Chaos by Invitation

Crime on the Moon

May 22, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

After her previous band Grass Widow's breakup, Hannah Lew formed Cold Beat in 2014. With two albums and several singles already under their belt, Chaos by Invitation is their third full-length and it's an absolute stunner.  More

The Golem’s Mighty Swing

Drawn & Quarterly

James Sturm

May 21, 2017 Comic Books Web Exclusive

From James Sturm, founder of The Center for Cartoon Studies, The Golem’s Mighty Swing is a beautifully written and illustrated account of Americana.  More

Becoming Bond

Studio: Hulu
Directed by Josh Greenbaum

May 20, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

There is a little bit of irony when one tries to rescue a figure from obscurity, be it Stu Sutcliffe (the “fifth Beatle”) or, in the case of the subject of Josh Greenbaum’s documentary about George Lazenby, Becoming Bond. More

The Wizard of Lies

HBO, Saturday, May 20 at 8 PM

May 19, 2017 TV Web Exclusive

The Wizard of Lies opens with a disarmingly candid, calm Bernard Madoff, as he informs his wife and two adult sons that their whole wealth enterprise is a sham.  More

May 19, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

New York City's !!! claim their many years on the road have made them older and wiser. But older and wiser doesn't always mean better.  More

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

It's always exciting when soul music gets a new nightingale, with a distinct swag from his own select persuasions. When the likes of D'Angelo, John Legend, and Leon Bridges appear, a warmth enters the air around the speakers they call through and the vibe turns groovier. More

Buena Vista Social Club

Studio: The Criterion Collection

May 19, 2017 DVDs Web Exclusive

Twenty years has passed since American musician Ry Cooder emerged from Havana with the Buena Vista Social Club album. More