Time Bandits Blu-ray

Studio: Criterion

Dec 16, 2014 DVDs Web Exclusive

Terry Gilliam's Time Bandits belongs to the same school of batshit crazy, fantasy-driven kids’ movies that only could have been made in the 1980s. More

Dec 16, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

From the trendsetting groups that came out of the Madchester baggy scene, Inspiral Carpets were the least troublesome, which could be construed as the least hip. This, along with their dab hand at hit singles, has aided in the resilience of the group. More

The Leg

Top Shelf

Dec 15, 2014 Comic Books Web Exclusive

A century after his death, Antonio López de Santa Anna's severed leg once again answers the call to defend Mexico from nefarious foreign opposition.  More

Happy Valley

Studio: Music Box Films
Directed by Amir Bar-Lev

Dec 15, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

During the Jerry Sandusky trial, a protestor held a sign with the following quote directed against Penn State: “Evil prevails when good men do nothing.” More

Charli XCX

Sucker

Neon Gold/Atlantic

Dec 15, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

We should all be pretty happy that Hot 100 success has done very little to change Charli XCX. After teaming up with hip-hop lightning rod Iggy Azalea for the semi-song-of-the-summer in "Fancy," it was easy to discern that the best part of that track was Charli's bratty, dramatic earworm chorus, and not the mediocre, ghostwritten rhymes from Azalea.  More

Dec 12, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

The Smashing Pumpkins' history can be told in two acts. Act one, an unconventional alt-rock band scores international success with a series of guitar-heavy albums for introverts. Act two, that band goes through a nearly uncountable series of lineup changes and spends the following 15 years releasing a comeback album every now and then, but never recapturing the spark of imagination that fueled their early success. More

Inherent Vice

Studio: Warner Bros.
Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Dec 12, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

The permeating bizarreness here isn't unlike Anderson's Punch Drunk Love, but fails to be a virtue for Inherent Vice. More

Dec 11, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

"Slowcore" might have been the easy tag to pin on the Dallas, Texas band Bedhead, but this comprehensive overview amply illustrates the beauty created in recordings that reveal considerably more than a mere inclination not to break a sweat. More

The Color Of Time

Studio: Starz
Various Filmmakers

Dec 11, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Color of Time seamlessly weaves together the work of 12 different writer/directors, all NYU film students. More