- Music Reviews
- October 31, 2017
The Tribute Concerts (Bear Family Records). Review by James Mann.
Dawson, North West Territory, Canada had one of the biggest gold strikes ever. Silent movies entertained the miners between gambling and drinking, but the films were later dumped into the permafrost.
Living in the circus ring is hard enough, but when your dad is your coach and clowning partner, the emotional pratfalls devastate.
An early documentary by Robert Mugge explores the world of Avant Garde composer George Crumb.
Meet the minor and only vaguely famous actors from the original Star Wars movie.
Russian women are tough. Meet a collection of them who survived Chernobyl and then snuck back in to live out their days on their radioactive old homesteads.
Nearly two hour documentary focusing on Amphetamine Reptile Records, responsible for releasing some of the noisiest punk-inspired music in the ’90s, including Helmet, Melvins, and Tar.
A man seeks the answer to the unanswerable question “Why do I talk like a girl?”
A free form New Age band loves to jam and packs up their harp, hits the road, and parties like its 2004.
Very Extremely Dangerous (Screen Works). Review by Scott Adams.
Dave Torstenson buys a beat up VW micro bus on the internet and heads for Los Angeles, one break down at a time.
Kickstarter-funded documentary on Star Wars figure collectors, with interviews from both the collectors and the original toy designers.
LeBron James abandons the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the fans are pretty ticked off. Will they get over it?
“Overweight male gun nut seeks hot Ukrainian woman. Must be willing to travel.” Carl F Gauze investigates a film that details just who is involved here.
The hit musical Annie returns to Broadway and we get a backstage look at the production and preparation. Now Carl F Gauze can’t stop singing the title song.
A documentary on some of the more eccentric churches in America.
Simple, catchy punk band Cockney Rejects reflected the tough streets of East End, London, giving name to the Oi subgenre.
A Jewish kid from Brooklyn becomes the king of the blues in the classic Brill Building.
The real estate bust of 2008 takes its toll on the One Percent and prevents time share magnate David Siegel and his trophy wife Jackie from finishing their $100 million replica of Versailles. Oh, the humanity.
Jiro’s well known sushi restaurant is in a Tokyo subway station, has ten seats, a bathroom off premises and three Michelin stars.