Amazon’s “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” is Flamboyant Fun (Review)

There are a lot of genuinely impressive elements about “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.” For starters, it is the first feature film for director Jonathan Butterell and the first leading role for star Max Harwood who plays the title character, Jamie Campbell. As a flamboyant teenager in Sheffield, England, who dreams of becoming a drag queen,Continue reading “Amazon’s “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” is Flamboyant Fun (Review)”

James Wan’s “Malignant” is Magnificently Brutal (Review)

Over the course of his directorial career, James Wan has launched the successful horror franchises for “Saw,” “Insidious,” and “The Conjuring.” His latest effort is unlikely to spawn any sequels (famous last words for this genre, I know), but it does deliver a wildly imaginative and terrifically blood-soaked thrill ride. Annabelle Wallis (“Peaky Blinders”) starsContinue reading “James Wan’s “Malignant” is Magnificently Brutal (Review)”

St. Vincent Checks in to “The Nowhere Inn” (Review)

The evolution of Annie Clark as a musician has been pretty incredible to watch over the years. From the quieter introspection of her 2007 debut album “Marry Me” to the full-on glam rock persona she has taken on more recently, she has become an award-winning artist recording as St. Vincent. Despite the acclaim and aContinue reading “St. Vincent Checks in to “The Nowhere Inn” (Review)”

Spike Lee Tackles 9/11 Anniversary and Much More in HBO Doc Series (Review)

Spike Lee has been directing for over 35 years. In addition to his many feature films, he has released multiple documentaries for HBO over the years including the Oscar-nominated “4 Little Girls” and last year’s stage recording of “David Byrne’s American Utopia.” After Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, he won three Emmys for “When theContinue reading “Spike Lee Tackles 9/11 Anniversary and Much More in HBO Doc Series (Review)”

Saint Slumber Released an Off-Beat, Alt Pop New Single, “freak!” ft. 100+ of Their Fans

Saint Slumber has always been in a category of their own. They have a special blend of alternative rock and dark, electronic pop that I have never heard anywhere else. They’re always doing something new that surprises me and this new single, “freak!”, is no different. Blending over 100 fan voices into a choir forContinue reading “Saint Slumber Released an Off-Beat, Alt Pop New Single, “freak!” ft. 100+ of Their Fans”