Nelson Carvajal’s Top 25 films of 2014

January 26, 2015

Under The Skin – Directed by Jonathan Glazer Whiplash – Directed by Damien Chazelle Selma – Directed by Ava DuVernay Joe – Directed by David Gordon Green A Most Violent Year – Directed by J.C. Chandor The Immigrant – Directed …

Not exactly on my wish list, but maybe if they made a Tele model …

January 22, 2015

The Fender Custom Shop is proud to announce Senior Master Builder, Yuriy Shishkov’s latest masterpiece – the handcrafted “Pine Cone Stratocaster” guitar modeled after the antique “Pine Cone” Easter Egg made by Fabergé in 1900. This exclusive one-of-a-kind guitar features …

Jane Hawking on The Theory of Everything

January 22, 2015

G Stands for Go-Betweens: Volume One

January 22, 2015

G Stands For Go-Betweens: Volume One, the ambitious and lovingly curated 4-LP, 4 CD box set covering The Go-Betweens’ output from 1978 to 1984, is now available to purchase via select retailers and via the Dom Mart. Volume One includes …

So why was Life Itself snubbed?

January 21, 2015

By Nina Metz of the Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — When this year’s Academy Award nominations were announced last week, there were a few notable omissions. On the documentary side, that distinction goes to Life Itself. A portrait of the life …

I Saw Guns And Sharp Swords In The Hands Of Young Children

January 17, 2015

Apoem form the magical Johnny Wink: I Saw Guns And Sharp Swords In The Hands Of Young Children They are put there in the name of the Compassionate, The Merciful. They are put there so as to enable And enforce …

Off-the-clock movies: Panic in Needle Park, M*A*S*H, Buffalo Bill and the Indians, Annie Hall, Django Unchained and The Long Day Closes

January 17, 2015

While I’m planning to see Selma this weekend, my post-awards decompression period continues. It’s almost enough to make me wish I could only watch movies that I want to watch. (I don’t want that, though sometimes when you’re sitting through …

The Copy Editor

January 16, 2015

It’s not quite correct to say I come from money we were upper lower middle class maybe even so we had high expectations I always thought there’d be a place for me I’m sitting by the river in the Battery …

Our erstwhile sports editor emeritus

January 16, 2015

A dissonant The Wedding Ringer

January 16, 2015

The Wedding Ringer 71 Cast: Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Cloris Leachman Director: Jeremy Garelick Rating: R, for crude and sexual content, language throughout, some drug use and brief graphic nudity Running time: By Jen Chaney Special To The …