Despite the abundant potential for social commentary or simple self-conscious satire, this plodding film makes no bold statements, provides little fodder for even old-fashioned escapism, and amounts to little more than a strangely compelling, unfulfilled promise.
In “Cars 2,” it seems the punchline of every joke and plot point could be replaced with an all-too-obvious “Look! It’s our world…only all cars!” For a studio that has made some of the best films of any medium, that lack of emotional engagement seems a wrong turn.
For those of you who wondered what British alternative rock band Radiohead meant when they announced last February that they were releasing the world's first "Newspaper Album," ponder no more. "The Universal Sigh," a bizarre conglomeration of short stories, poetry, lyrics, and art in a style similar to the album cover of their latest album, "The King of Limbs," is being released today, March 29, in conjunction with the physical album release of "Limbs." You can pick up a physical copy of the paper for free at 22 JFK Street, according to the paper's official website.
On “Last Night On Earth,” Noah and the Whale craft blissful portraits of longing and unbounded joy which they builds into irresistible, if occasionally trite, pop songs.
Ben analyzes some lyrics and starts to get worried.
The successful formula of "Fuck You!" of rooting modern musical techniques in a foot-stomping core of soul is pervasive throughout Cee Lo’s fantastic LP “The Lady Killer.”
Unfortunately, Warpaint foregoes some of the essentials, like nuance and songcraft, in creating the nine overly similar tracks of “The Fool.”
Young takes a more reserved, stripped-down approach on “Le Noise,” distilling the full-band noise-making machine that was Crazy Horse down to its most essential components.
One might think the entire sound of the Glee Club is emanating from Jameson N. Marvin, the Holden Choirs’ conductor. This June, after 32 years, he’s stepping down.
Perhaps the strangest thing about seeing John Stirratt and Nels Cline of Wilco comfortably eating burritos at the Harvard Advocate at 2 p.m. on a Monday was that it didn’t seem at all strange to them.
“Under Great White Northern Lights” opts for an unfocused, superficial look at the White Stripes.
On “Gorilla Manor,” Local Natives don’t present anything the audience hasn’t heard before. Instead, they encapsulate the current state of a genre that is characterized by its indefinable nature.
Impressively, Sade have managed to generate ten new song titles, which is seven more than there are distinguishable songs on the album.
Students who camped out at two o’clock yesterday morning hoping to see a spectacular display of shooting stars said they were underwhelmed.