May 26, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Dee Dee Penny and Brandon Welchez are not here to churn out archetypal love songs. The husband-and-wife duo, who front the respective bands Dum Dum Girls and Crocodiles, formed Haunted Hearts two years ago. More

May 23, 2014 Comic Books Web Exclusive

One of the biggest crossover titles of DC's New 52 (apparently it's still "new," even after two and a half years), Batman/Superman brings the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel together near the beginning of their careers. More

May 23, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

On Sharon Van Etten's latest, we find the 33-year old Brooklynite grappling even further with the complexities and rewards of love. It's a skill predicated on an articulate presentation of the emotionally wroughtone that's been gradually developed across three LPs and a career spanning upwards of a decade. More


Studio: IFC Midnight
Written and Directed by Jim Taihuttu

May 23, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Wolf follows Majid (Marwan Kenzari) through his glum Netherlands neighborhood as he transitions from a purse-snatching street thug to a mafia-entangled hired gun More

The Faint

Doom Abuse

SQE Music

May 23, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

In their latest release, indie dance-rock pioneers The Faint embrace their industrial post-punk spirit. Their music has always been on the "noisy" end of the spectrum, and Doom Abuse is no exception. More

Gang Related

FOX, Thursdays 9/8 Central

May 22, 2014 TV Web Exclusive

Gang Related has the necessary brutality of mob showsalbeit within the limits of broadcast networksbut it doesn't have the grittiness or the complicated character development that is their signature.  More

May 22, 2014 Live Web Exclusive

Half an hour into Lykke Li's set at the Apollo Theater she proudly proclaimed, "My new album is kind of a bummer, but I have to stay true to my heart." More

May 22, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

If a tree writes a masterpiece in a forest but no one is around to hear it, is it still a masterpiece? What if a Wooden Wand writes a hundred of them? America's most underrated songwriter, James Jackson Toth, ploughs forth with Farmer's Corner, blessing us with nine more tracks of divinely remarkable alt-country-acid-folk. More

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Studio: 20th Century Fox
Directed by Bryan Singer

May 22, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

X-Men: Days of Future Past brings the current-day cast members (Jackman, Stewart, McKellen) together with their younger counterparts from the 2011 prequel First Class (McAvoy, Fassbender, Lawrence) for one big, wild mutant smorgasborg. More