Music Review: Anarchist Gospel

Sunny War’s third album Anarchist Gospel brings together Americana roots, Delta blues, ecstatic gospel, and electric folk with the energy and directness of punk rock. The eclectic …
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Film Review: More Than Ever

Since her breakout role in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread, Vicky Krieps has largely shunned Hollywood supporting parts in favor of leading roles in European dramas. More Tha…
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Film Review: EO

Anyone still suffering nightmares because of a childhood viewing of Bambi may wish to prepare themselves for EO, veteran Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski’s tale of a donkey who ex…

Book Review: Beautiful Trauma

Beautiful Trauma by Rebecca Fogg is rich in philosophical insights, humorous surprises, bizarre happenings, and amazing feats. Readers will quickly be drawn into Fogg’s personal st…
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Book Review: Real Life

Real Life is the latest in a series of books on everyday wisdom (Real Love and Real Change are two others) by Sharon Salzberg, eminent meditation teacher and champion of loving-kin…

Film Review: Corsage

Many viewers may take issue with the attitude of the main subject of Corsage, Marie Kreutzer’s stylized biopic of Austria’s 19th century Empress Elisabeth (played by Vicky Krieps).…
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Film Review: Tori and Lokita

Belgian filmmakers Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne have spent their careers making films that draw attention to the plight of those living on the margins of European society. With Tor…
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Music Review: Mercy

Mercy, the new album from avant-rock icon John Cale, is chock-full of ruminations on the state of the world and includes deep reflections of the artists Cale, now 80 years young, h…

Music Review: Pasado en claro

Poetry and improvisation are the passionate threads that weave through the new international album Pasado en claro (The Past is Clear). Jazz, classical, and folk music genres are b…