- Music Reviews
- February 23, 2018
The Asylum Years (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
Paul “HR” Hudson led the band Bad Brains but fell into mental illness. This is the story of his finding the way back.
Punk heroes unite to give a rowdy look at the classic L.A.M.F. album 40 years down the road.
Sid is dead and Nancy’s not much better in this low-res doc on the Sex Pistols and their disastrous 1978 US tour.
Victor Mature and Carole Landis star in yet another take on Tarzan.
A documentary following the band Pussy Riot, their political actions in Putin’s Russia, and their subsequent trial and jail time.
A Cro-magnon man lives for 14,000 years and gets a job in academia. But now it’s time for him to move on so his friends don’t notice he’s not aging.
A pot boiling rock and roll movie. But ignore the plot; this ROCKS with classic performances from Chuck Berry to Richie Valens.
Friends and family reminisce about Frank Zappa, his music, and his origins.
Spoiled teenage girl gangs terrorize a city in Ed Wood’s newly restored “The Violent Years.”
Aussie Special forces go behind enemy lines in WW2 Asia to recover the crew of a lost airplane including an important defector.
Two Jewish bachelors have a hoarding problem in their New York apartment, and they need professional help to keep their tenants paying rent.
The great Ronno – Mick Ronson – shines in this loving look at the glam-rock pioneer.
Mind-boggling early ’70s adult movie where two people attempt to have sex while insulting each other, then try to film their escapades, bringing down the wrath of superhero Bat Pussy.
A metal patient leaves the asylum and enters a colorful fantasy world in Federico Fellini’s little seen last film.
Lydia Loveless bares her soul in this riveting film.
A documentary about the legendary chart topping band, that tries to cram a lot of history into a short running time.
A documentary about the innovative guitar legend interspersed with performances from an all-star tribute from 2006.
Two brothers are separated at birth and eventually fight for the rule of 9th century England in this re-do of Richard Fleischer’s “The Vikings.”
Lewis Black asks, in the age of 45, What’s my job? on Black to the Future.