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Tuesday, February 25th, 2020  

The Whistlers

Studio: Magnolia Pictures
Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu

Feb 25, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu has created a neat, sexy thriller but its convoluted ideas aren’t as clean as a whistle. More

Feb 24, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Shopping is more than just Rachel Aggs, but it comes as no surprise to find the British post-punk trio's fourth record opening on her distinctive guitar work. She plays with a glorious sharpness, fluidly precise, jarring without turning discordant. More

Feb 23, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

He's sporting a suit more garish than those of Jack Nicholson's Joker. He's slinging free burner cellphones, with his law firm on speed dial, to degenerates of all stripes. And he chose a decrepit little tent to house all these wayward doings. Yes, Jimmy McGill couldn't look more in his element.  More

King Krule

Man Alive!

True Panther/Matador

Feb 21, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Three years ago, Archy Marshall (aka King Krule) announced himself as one of this generation's most omnipresent and perceptive songwriters. On 2017's The Ooz, the then-23-year-old offered us a scuzzy, messy, caustic glimpse at his London-centric existence. More

Vibes

Studio: Mill Creek Entertainment

Feb 20, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Sylvia Pickel (Cyndi Lauper) and Nick Deezy (Jeff Goldblum) are two gifted psychics. More

Feb 20, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

"GUARANTEED REAL TEENAGERS." That was the promise on the back cover of Trailer, Ash's 1994 debut mini album. In the first week of 1995, the NME deemed the trio from Northern Ireland an up-and-comer poised to break out that year, claiming that Ash were "the only band in the world who've turned down supports with Green Day and Pearl Jam because of homework."  More

of Montreal

UR FUN

Polyvinyl

Feb 19, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Kevin Barnes has been doing this a while. As the brain behind of Montreal, he has been creating colorful psychedelic pop for over two decades. Yet the band's latest release, UR FUN, instantly conjures a different image from its previous work. More

Mush

3D Routine

Memphis Industries

Feb 18, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

If nothing else, Mush are a lot of fun. Hailing from Leeds in England, the post-punk four-piece barrel through each of the songs on 3D Routine, their debut record, with an exuberance that's hard not to find infectious. More

Standing Up, Falling Down

Studio: Shout! Studios
Directed by Matt Ratner

Feb 18, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

A failed standup comedian (Ben Schwartz) befriends his alcoholic dermatologist (Billy Crystal) in this laidback dramedy. More