How the World Was

First Second

Emmanuel Guibert

Nov 11, 2014 Comic Books Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

Emmanuel Guibert's introspective and intimate biographical account of his dear friend Alan Cope's early childhood is as beautifully drawn as it is compellingly written. More


The Hum

Weird World/Domino

Nov 11, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Hookworms' debut, Pearl Mystic, was widely feted-our friends at Drowned in Sound named it Album of the Year-so interest is high the second time around. For most fivesomes made up of 20-somethings, the pressure and weight of expectation could be stifling; for this Yorkshire band, the opposite is true. More

Bad Turn Worse

Studio: Starz
Directed by Simon & Zeke Hawkins

Nov 11, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Sibling directors Simon and Zeke Hawkins turn in a commendable effort with this indie crime thriller. More

Nov 10, 2014 TV Web Exclusive

Here we are at the end of another season of Doctor Whoand all things considered the series has moved pretty far in the last 12 weeks. We're quite comfortable with Peter Capaldi in the TARDIS at this point, and showrunner Steven Moffat has made good on his promise to take the show to darker places.  More

Nov 10, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Springtime Carnivore's origin story is one that feels plucked from Dust Bowl-era Americana: a former tightrope walker from a traveling circus troupe rediscovered her family's dusty old piano while rehabilitating from a leg injury. That would have been an uncommon enough tale in 1930, but it's even more so in 2014. More

Dolls: Collector’s Edition Blu-ray

Studio: Scream Factory

Nov 10, 2014 DVDs Web Exclusive

Fresh off the over-the-top zombie classic Re-Animator but before he could move on to his follow-up Lovecraft adaption, From Beyond, Stuart Gordon was tabbed to helm a movie about killer dolls. More


Studio: Paragon Pictures
Directed by Joseph Hahn

Nov 10, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

In Mall, Linkin Park member Joe Hahn’s feature directorial debut, random violence finds its way into a shopping mall. More

Nov 07, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Why aren't these called singles anymore? Three songsone of them previously releasedand a remix only make an EP in the most minimalist sense, but we'll take it. More

The Better Angels

Studio: Amplify
Directed by A.J. Edwards

Nov 07, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Better Angels is a poetic interpretation of three formative years of Abraham Lincoln’s youth. More