Review: Ain’t Them Bodies Saints
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Review: Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

In 2005, the band Blood on the Wall released  Awesomer, an album built exclusively upon the nostalgia of early 90s alt-rock. That should sound wonderful and awesome because it is. Listening to that album, you could point gleefully to all your favorite bands they were aping – PJ Harvey, The Pixies, Nirvana, Pavement, Sebadoh. “Oh shit! Oh … Continue reading

Review: The Canyons
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Review: The Canyons

The Canyons: Paul Schrader says, “Eh. Fuck it.” The use of real-life porn star James Deen as antagonist and leading man in Paul Schrader’s no-budget film, The Canyons, makes comparisons to Boogie Nights lazy but, for me, unavoidable. Considering the careers of Schrader (Mishima, Blue Collar, Raging Bull*, Taxi Driver*), writer Bret Easton Ellis (American … Continue reading