Category: Music

Film Review: The Mechanic

The Mechanic  |  Director Simon West  |  Score: 5.4 As an institution, Hollywood seems a bit overly concerned with the emotional health and well-being of its many skilled assassins and hitmen. Time and again, in films like You Kill Me,…

Film Review: The Rite

The Rite  |  Director Mikael Håfström  |  Score: 5.5 You know you are in a different kind of demonic possession movie, when during the initial dramatic exorcism scene at the end of the first act, the priest performing the ritual…

Film Review: Another Year

Another Year  |  Director Mike Leigh  |  Score: 6.6 Mike Leigh has a certain amount in common with the late American filmmaker John Cassavetes. Both work from their characters out, eschewing the fanciful plotting and dramatic structures of conventional Hollywood-style…

Sal’s Top Ten Records of 2010

1.         Superchunk – Majesty Shredding – Hard rocking indie-pop legends come back from a nine year hiatus with arguably their best record yet. 2.       Neil Young – Le Noize – Veteran iconoclast starts his 6th decade as a recording artist with his most…