- Music Reviews
- October 19, 2017
Five Minutes to Live: A Tribute to Johnny Cash (Saustex Records). Review by James Mann.
Explicit torture in the middle ages leads to death, dismemberment and a new found respect for the American justice system and the inquisition.
An angel appears on the street as a prostitute and cures the problems of the destitute as a detective chases her murderer.
Serbian Film Noir gets a shot of hope in the form of a hot, red Renault 4.
Harvey Milk gets the biopic treatment from Gus Van Sant. Carl F Gauze worries that the man’s life and work might be overshadowed by the need for this to be an Important Movie.
Ken Stott returns as the hard-drinking, hard-smoking, DI John Rebus for a second set of mysteries, based on the books by Ian Rankin. This series sees Rebus dealing with complex ciphers, underworld bosses, duplicitous businessmen, and dead cats, along with the requisite murders in each episode. Joe Frietze gives his best good cop/bad cop.
Psst! Carl F Gauze has a secret to tell about secrets. Peek over his shoulder while he delves into a new psychological study on the motivation and results of living a secret life.
Carl F. Gauze doesn’t need CSI, he’s got Heather Dune Macadam’s The Weeping Buddha, a tightly written muder mystery revolving around modern forensic science and traditional police leg work.
Steve Stav goes way down with songwriter Johnny Dowd about "happy music," the death penalty, and being called a genius.
Based on real events, Larry Clark’s Bully recounts a horrific 1993 murder committed by seven teenagers in South Florida. With a look at the DVD, Kiran Aditham examines the many differing viewpoints of the motives behind the murder.