- Music Reviews
- January 20, 2020
Take It Easy (Sign Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
A genius of American guitar is profiled in this highly recommended documentary.
Directors James Ramey and Arturo Pimentel examine the history and culture of the Purépecha people in their feature documentary, The Emperor of Michoacán.
Low-budget and grim, Hitch Hike to Hell is a moral lesson, of sorts.
Riveting and real, the latest account of the legendary tragic 1977 Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash likely will be a bitter-sweet tale for longtime fans.
Lily and Generoso select their ten favorite features, a collection of supplemental films, and a best repertory release of 2019.
The horror-comedy classic gets new life in this Blu-ray reissue.
A slow burn of a film based on a 1928 murder.
The Ring cycle is collected on this lavish Blu-ray box set.
Two masters of horror combine on the stories of Edgar Allan Poe.
Two geeks set out to build the perfect woman and discover adulthood instead of what they really wanted.
Let Anita Ekberg and director Giulio Berruti introduce you to the nunspolitation genre with Killer Nun.
One of the most highly regarded works to screen at this year’s Locarno Film Festival was Quý Minh Trương’s The Tree House (Nhà cây), a documentary that dramatically utilizes a science fiction lens to simultaneously examine the cultures of multiple ethnic groups in Vietnam while compelling the audience to question the contemporary importance of visual documentation.
Generoso reviews the astute and prophetic feature, No Place Like Home, Jamaican director Perry Henzell’s long-awaited follow up his cult classic, The Harder They Come, which has been recently restored and is celebrating a short theatrical run and Blu-ray release.
Still disturbing, this ’70s indie film gets revisited in Blu-ray.
To celebrate their 20 year run as one of South Louisiana’s most innovative bands, the Lost Bayou Ramblers give us a deluxe package with the documentary, On Va Continuer! and the live album, Asteur. Together they make a great introduction to new fans.
A creepy but masterful giallo gets reborn in Blu-ray.
A thoughtful look into the life and music of one of the most famous saxophone players in popular music.
An FM station fights to keep is music cool while corporate wants more advertising. Corporate wins again.
Often reviled on it’s release, Cruising gets a re-evaluation on this new Blu-ray collection.
A look back to that magic era of 1965 to 1967 when rock and roll discover folk music and redefined what rock and roll might be.