Bon Iver makes bolder, bigger,”wow” sound on “i,i”

On “i,i,” the newest Bon Iver record, Justin Vernon is not the first voice listeners hear.  After an intro that evokes many of the similar sounds and samples of the band’s 2016 release “22, A Million,” Mike Noyce, in a very similar way to British producer and singer James Blake, who also appears on the … More Bon Iver makes bolder, bigger,”wow” sound on “i,i”

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” shines bright through DiCaprio and Pitt

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” was written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie. The film is about an actor who is on the brink of losing relevancy and his stunt double in Hollywood in 1969, all while being the neighbor to Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski. … More “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” shines bright through DiCaprio and Pitt

“The Lion King” (2019) is a bland, uninspired waste of time

The 2019 rendition of “The Lion King” was directed by Jon Favreau and stars Donald Glover, Beyoncé, John Oliver, James Earl Jones, Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner. The film is a CGI remake of the 1994 original, which is about a young lion named Simba who must learn how to become the next king under … More “The Lion King” (2019) is a bland, uninspired waste of time

“Tiny Changes” leaves large and important impact

At the end of Frightened Rabbit’s set at Newport Music Hall in Columbus on May 2, 2016, lead singer Scott Hutchison took a drink.  The organ-sounding piano had already begun playing the familiar chords of “Keep Yourself Warm,” one of the most beloved tracks on the band’s 2008 release “The Midnight Organ Fight.” The crowd … More “Tiny Changes” leaves large and important impact

“Midsommar” is uncomfortable, horrific, bizarre… and near perfection

“Midsommar” was written and directed by Ari Aster and stars Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Will Poulter and Vilhelm Blomgren. The film is about a group of friends who travel to Sweden to visit a small town’s mid-summer festival which at first seems gorgeous, but quickly turns into nightmare fuel. Aster set the … More “Midsommar” is uncomfortable, horrific, bizarre… and near perfection