“Sex on the screen should be suspenseful,” Alfred Hitchcock told François Truffaut. “If sex is too blatant or obvious, there’s no suspense.
Bryan Ferry’s witty combining of art-rock musical constructions, post-modern lyrical detachment and Sinatra-esque couture can be subsumed at times by his unfocused career choices.
A long-awaited artifact, Live in Athens 1987 corrects the period-piece wrongs of Peter Gabriel’s original film from the So tour — eliminating the edited-in backstage footage that slowed 1990′s P.O.V.
As I started to think about what I wanted to say about the retirement of Hayao Miyazaki, my mind fell rather clumsily on the disputed quote said to about Alexander the Great about having “no more worlds to conquer.”
Good Ol’ Freda director Ryan White’s documentary about the Beatles’ loyal secretary Freda Kelly, has been a big hit at film festival screenings for the last few months.
Ever since maestro Georges Méliès unleashed The Devil in a Convent in 1899, outré creatures have shambled across the silver screen.
The Beatles’ 1963 Christmas recording makes the rounds of classic rock radio stations every holiday. The lads send Christmas cheer to fans around the world as they joke and sing bits of holiday carols.
Less than two months before he left his earthly body for greener pastures on September 18, 1970, guitar god Jimi Hendrix played a free concert on the slopes of Haleakala, a volcano located in Maui, Hawaii
Sometimes the strangest things turn into a catalyst for a revelatory moment. Like Graham Parker reuniting after more than 30 years with the Rumour — for a guest shot on Judd Apatow’s 2012 comedy “This is 40.”
There’s a sense of homecoming, both in the musical selection and in the easy collaborative verve, about Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin’s Invitation to Illumination: Live at Montreux.