- Music Reviews
- January 15, 2021
Catspaw (Omnivore Recordings). Review by James Mann.
In this retro-futuristic drama, New York City is recreated in the Nevada desert on a massive scale after a terrorist attack. Things are in a bad state, but will they ever get better? After 1500 pages, the answer is: Not really.
George Orwell imagined a world were nothing you do goes unreported to a large, heartless, corporate government and its impossible to tell truth from fiction. Welcome to the future, citizen!
No, it’s not a grown up version of TV’s Smallville, it’s director Rintaro’s anime version of Osamu Tezuka’s 1949 manga, loosely based on the Fritz Lang classic of the same name. Carl F. Gauze reads the subtitles.
Chuck Bantam wonders whether the pushy voices he hears late into the night are in his head or courtesy of the cable company.