5 Great Concert Films

There’s something about this season that brings back the memories of summers gone by. Memories of friends.  Memories of particular nights.  Memories of particular songs, sung along to, full-throated, beside 10,000 strangers who, for that one moment, could be considered close friends. And while film can never completely capture that feeling, there are a few …

Quick Concert Review: Fall On Your Sword

Last week I had the chance to see Fall On Your Sword perform at the Lincoln Center and I LOVED it. Drawing from their work as composers for film, TV, and advertising, their live show is a blend of original music and visual elements. Behind the trio, a plasma screen played bits from movie classics …

Review: Whatever Works

Woody Allen’s latest, ‘Whatever Works’ is a fairly entertaining film suffering from the same flaw as most of Allen’s comedy’s from the last few years, it just doesn’t hold a candle to his past work. Not that it matters, if its by Woody Allen, I’m going to go see it, and chances are, I’m probably …

Review: Brüno

Brüno. What can one really say about this movie? It stars Sacha Baron Cohen, the genius behind Da Ali G Show, and the hit film Borat. You’re either a fan of the humor, or not. I could praise the movie to no end, or damn it to hell, if you like Cohen, you’re gonna see …

‘Stand By Me’ Web Video

I wanted to post an interesting video I found while surfing around. This clip comes from a group called “Playing for Change,” on its posted page, the author says this is the first of many “songs around the world” being released independently. The song covered is the classic “Stand By Me” by musicians around the …