The Status' ironically titled So This Is Progress reminds me of the halcyon days of pop-punk where bands like SR-71, Riddlin Kids, American Hi-Fi, Sum 41, and Trouble Is all (briefly) took over airwaves. While bands like New Found Glory have made a longtime career (especially in pop-punk years) out...

The Bludlows combine standard dissent with a sound that was pulled off smoother by other musicians, back in the day. If you're looking for a good Americana album, you would be a lot better off going with The Old 97's or any myriad of other bands like The Drive-By Truckers....

Over six years after the Postal Service's debut, the music produced by Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello is still influencing new jacks like Adam Young, who takes the stage name Owl City. Owl City's been there, done that album, Ocean Eyes, rips several pages off from Gibbard's illustrious career as one...

I apologize in advance, but I really don't like this album. I'm sure I'm going to regret this review later, but I still don't know what else to say. There are moments of Seeing Blind songs I love, but mostly, what I hear echoed in my head are not the songs...

Savage Grace is a tale about the incestuous relationship of a mother and her homosexual son. The entire film is an ever-deepening downwards spiral that is disturbing to watch. Yet, like a car accident, the viewer cannot help but be interested by the dysfunction; it's twisted to watch, but it's...

A film written and directed by filmmaker Joe Lia, Sweet Thing is one of the worst movies I have seen in a while. Don't read ahead unless you want to see spoilers...

Spain, 2007, 114 minutes, 35mm English I wanted to like Goya’s Ghosts. The previews had made it out to look like the film was centrally focused on controversy about Goya’s work and life, when in fact Goya’s presence was merely a fleeting tangent. That was the first noticeable turnoff of the movie,...