Friday, July 19, 2024

Tag: review

Old Ideas—Leonard Cohen

Whatever it is, it’s working.

Aja —The Darcys

In a word, you could say it sounds like the Darcys covering Steely Dan, but things are not quite so simple here

Future This —The Big Pink

Big Pink’s sophomore effort doesn’t seem to aim any higher than mediocrity.

Love What Happened Here —James Blake

Love What Happened Here may only consist of three songs, but Blake makes the most of the short format.

Given to the Wild —The Maccabees

If asked to describe this album in one word, the most appropriate term would be “crescendo”.

Album in Review: Echoes of Silence —The Weeknd

The Weeknd’s Abel Tesfaye is good at surprising his listeners.

Album in Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo soundtrack—Trent Reznor...

After having previously lent their musical prowess to The Social Network, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross continue in this vein for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Tinkers, tailors, soldiers—oh my!

In the end, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a tense, complex, but worthwhile film that boasts one of the finest casts of recent times and a director who has exceeded expectations.

Vampires suck

Twihards rejoice: the new instalment of the Twilight movie saga, Breaking Dawn: Part 1, is here. Our two favourite lovebirds, Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson)...

Not your typical hip-hop

Former child actor Drake is back with his highly anticipated  second studio album, Take Care. It is the follow up to his chart-topping 2010...

J. Edgar: the man, the mystery, the movie

I had read several negative reviews that put a serious damper on my hopes for J. Edgar, but after sitting in my theatre seat for 137 minutes completely captivated, I couldn’t help but wonder if the critics watched the same movie I did.


Don’t let the dollar sign fool you. New York rapper A$AP Rocky doesn’t evoke the hip-thrusting bass-busting sounds of Dr. Luke-abuser and self-proclaimed sleazeball Ke$ha.

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