Open Windows

Studio: Cinedigm
Directed by Nacho Vigalondo

Nov 05, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Open Windows, Nacho Vigalondo's English-language debut, is somewhere between a found footage film and a 21st century update of Rear Window. More

The Theory of Everything

Studio: Focus Features
Directed by James Marsh

Nov 04, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

A touching chronicle of Stephen Hawking and Jane Wilde’s 30-year marriage, through fame and disability. More

Nov 04, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

If you are (like I was) largely unfamiliar with the delightful indie pop band Belle and Sebastian, perhaps the film and its soundtrack, God Help the Girl, is the perfect introduction. More

Nov 03, 2014 TV Web Exclusive

The season finale began in this week's Doctor Whoand if part two next week can keep up with "Dark Water's" spectacular setup, then we are in for a big finish. More

Nov 03, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

The first riff on Black Moon Spell (on the title track, no less) is proof that Kyle Thomas (aka King Tuff) is gunning for a space among the guitar heroes. More

Vengeance is Mine Blu-ray

Studio: Criterion

Nov 03, 2014 DVDs Web Exclusive

Shohei Imamura’s unflinching serial killer film was ahead the curve when it arrived in 1979. More

Oct 31, 2014 Comic Books Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

Twenty-eight poems from a select few of World War I's "trench poets" are beautifully interpreted in black and white by 24 cartoonists and comic book artists in this artsy collection edited by Chris Duffy. More

Tony Allen

Film of Life

Jazz Village

Oct 31, 2014 Music Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

For a man in his mid-'70s, Tony Allen still has a hell of a lot of reach. In recent years, the legendary Nigerian sticksman-once hailed as the best drummer in the world by Brian Eno-has imparted his Afrobeat influence over artists as diverse as Sébastien Tellier, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Flea. More


Studio: Dimension Films/Raduis-TWC
Directed by Alexandre Aja

Oct 31, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Although the film is relatively faithful to the book, various missteps in casting, tone, structure and editing leave Horns a barely functional mess of a film. More