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Chaplin’s War Trilogy

Chaplin’s War Trilogy

Print Reviews

This thoughtful and well-documented text explores the history of dark comedy in film through the perspective of Charlie Chaplin’s work and his movies about war.

Andrew W.K. and the Death of Irony

Features

Ink 19 is proud to host a roundtable discussion on the significance of Andrew W.K. Is he pop’s first “demi-ironist,” or does he just plain “suck”? Christopher R. Weingarten, M. David Hornbuckle, and Ned Davis explore the possibilities in a spirited debate.

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New Music Now 008: doubleVee

New Music Now 008: doubleVee

Features

Join Ink 19 with Barb and Allan Vest for new music from Sydney, Australia band Bloods, Prey composer Sarah Schachner, and doubleVee’s own latest release, Treat Her Strangely. What was your first cassette tape, hmm?

Hold Me Tight

Hold Me Tight

Screen Reviews

Lily and Generoso review Hold Me Tight, the sixth feature directed by renowned actor Mathieu Amalric. Centered around a brilliant performance from Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread, Bergman Island), Hold Me Tight is an unpredictable and remarkable psychological drama.

Sirens

Sirens

Screen Reviews

The fact that the band Slaves to Sirens exists is impressive, but that they live, love, and breathe to play metal takes things to another level. Sirens documents the journey. Review by Charles DJ Deppner.