OK Go

Hungry Ghosts

Paracadute

Jan 07, 2015 Music Issue #52 - January/February 2015 - St. Vincent

OK Go may always be known for their endlessly brilliant and creative music videos, but taken on its own, their music stands as probably our best approximation of the kind of once-prevalent power-pop the radio used to be interested in. More

Li’l Quinquin

Studio: Kino Lorber / Fandor
Directed by Bruno Dumont

Jan 07, 2015 Cinema Web Exclusive

Director Bruno Dumont’s new miniseries at first seems like a fussy, small-town murder mystery. More

Jan 06, 2015 Music Issue #52 - January/February 2015 - St. Vincent

The newly re-formed Big Star made its debut on 4/25/93 at Missouri University. That gig, documented on the live album Columbia, set the stage for something of a second life for the power pop icons, with The Posies' Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer filling out the lineup.  More

Strong Female Protagonist

Top Shelf

Brennan Lee Mulligan and Molly Ostertag

Jan 05, 2015 Comic Books Web Exclusive

There have been so many "what if superhumans existed in the real world" stories that it takes a fresh view and top execution to stand out. Brennan Lee Mulligan (words) and Molly Ostertag (art) have nailed both. More

Jan 05, 2015 Music Issue #52 - January/February 2015 - St. Vincent

Jason Molina's desperate caterwaul of a voice may have never found a better home than the Rust Belt folk he produced on 2002's Didn't It Rain. More

The Search for General Tso

Studio: Sundance Selects
Directed by Ian Cheney

Jan 02, 2015 Cinema Web Exclusive

An entirely grossing exploration into not only the origin of General Tso’s Chicken, but of Americanized Chinese food in general.  More

Saga Volume 4

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Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

Dec 31, 2014 Comic Books Web Exclusive

If you're not reading Brian K. Vaughan's and Fiona Staples's award-winning series Saga, you're missing out on one of the great sci-fi/comics/love/action/adventure/fiction stories of the past decade. More

A Most Violent Year

Studio: A24
J.C. Chandor

Dec 30, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

This is the third feature for writer/director J.C. Chandor, whose Margin Call remains one of the more impressive debuts in recent film history. More

Dec 29, 2014 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Everything changed for Batman in the '80s. Frank Miller famously took the character to his extreme and logical conclusion in The Dark Knight Returns, comic book fans voted to kill off Jason Todd's Robin, and Tim Burton brought the brooding superhero to the big screen for the first time in 1989's Batman. More