- Music Reviews
- March 24, 2017
II. Review by Andrew Ellis.
Erica Fae’s tale of a female lighthouse operator in 1895 is spellbinding.
A teenage girls struggles with girlfriends and boyfriends as she attempt to find her place in the world of the 1980s in Cheerleader.
Janis Joplin was the greatest blues singer of her generation. Little Girl Blue shows us what it cost her.
Donte Clark is the rare success story in this tough town, and he just might be making a change for the better.
Dangerous Men– a cult classic in the making?
Syl Johnson was a blues and soul artist who never made the big time like Al Green, yet today he’s one of the most sampled performers around.
Antibalas brings the Afrobeat on Live From the House of Soul.
Del Close invented Improv as a comedy form; Carl F Gauze learns how he influenced many of today’s best comedians despite his personal demons.
An upstart is challenging Tim’s 1,000,000,000 high score. Can he hold on to it? Or is he over his prime? Carl F Gauze will tell you, for a quarter.
Carl F Gauze relives the Cinemax late night adult era with this French sci-fi parody that mixes hardcore VHS adult material with an MST3K-flavored mix of bad Euro-scifi.
Part art film, part documentary, this film fascinates Carl F Gauze by exploring the history and future of seeds and agriculture.
Charles Bradley flat tears it up at the House of Soul.
Is this the religion that will make contact with Aliens from the Pleiades? Or just an elaborate Sci-fi Cosplay club?
A failing amusement park is the stage for a surreal and macabre horror film that’s more psychological than gruesome.
The Dicks From Texas (MVDVisual). Review by Scott Adams.
Pray For Death‘s protagonist goes total Kung Fu on the bad guys leaving us with a weird mix of On the Waterfront meets Ran.
Pam Grier triumphs in Sheba, Baby!
Three great post-war Japanese mobster movies are reissued on Blu-Ray.
The Blu-ray reissue of Comin’ At Ya, a 1981 3D Spaghetti Western movie falls flat.
Check this ultra-hip 1982 doc on Gil Scott-Heron; he’s a master musician and poet and he explains his career and inner artistic vision.