Jun 28, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

It's usually a bad sign when the best song on your new EP is a cover tune. And it's even worse if that song is the opening track. But Amber Arcades' version of Nick Drake's "Which Will" fits so well within their archetypical dream twee sound that there is no drop off with the four tracks that follow. More

Okja

Studio: Netflix
Directed by Bong Joon-ho

Jun 28, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The newest film from Korean writer/director Bong Joon-ho bears some key resemblances to his previous effort, the 2013 sci-fi adventure SnowpiercerMore

The Reagan Show

Studio: Gravitas Ventures & CNN Films
Directed by Pacho Velez and Sierra Pettengill

Jun 27, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Reagan Show captures an era when the Presidency of the United States became as much about managing international celebrity as it is about exercising political power. More

The Apple

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics & Scorpion Releasing

Jun 27, 2017 DVDs Web Exclusive

If you’ve never seen The Apple, then you’ve never seen anything like The Apple. More

Jun 27, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

The third studio album from New York dreamy rockers Beach Fossils stops to a near-standstill half-way through its fifth track, "Rise," where Memphis rapper Cities Aviv leads a saxophone-induced slow dance.  More

The Big Sick

Studio: Amazon Studios
Directed by Michael Showalter

Jun 26, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

It’s hard to imagine anyone ever asking Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon how they met and not responding to the subsequent story with “Wow. That should be a movie.” More

Jun 26, 2017 DVDs Web Exclusive

Flowers for Algernon for the MS-DOS era. More

Laurel Halo

Dust

Hyperdub

Jun 26, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

With DustLaurel Halo lays stakes in a perfect middle ground between the bent art-pop, thumping house, and maximalist musique-concrete-as-IDM of her prior work, but achieves this by allowing fractures to show, letting components sit side by side without ever forcing them to fit together sensibly.  More

All the Rage (Saved by Sarno)

Studio: Rumur
Michael Galinsky and Suki Hawley

Jun 24, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Michael Galinsky and Suki Hawley have made their masterpiece in All the Rage, a controversial documentary featuring Larry David, Howard Stern, and John Stossel discussing Dr. John Sarno.   More