Everyone Says I Love You is a Woody Allen musical from the 90s. It is a songbook musical, meaning that the songs are not original to the movie. It is not widely considered a great Woody Allen movie or a great musical. The Set-Up DJ (Natasha Lyonne) is a college graduate student who lives in […]
So, no need for a meaningless and impossible encapsulation of a year in film. The following were the best movies of 2014. 1. Guardians of the Galaxy No movie in 2014 exceeded my expectations like this one. Another Marvel movie, about a set of characters no one had ever heard of, set in space? It […]
In 2014 it seemed like the delivery of music was a bigger story than the actual music. Whether it was Taylor Swift leaving Spotify, U2 providing a free album through iTunes that nobody wanted, or Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” music video the actual songs and albums were almost overshadowed. Luckily, the year was packed with so much […]
There were a ton of mixtapes released this year by both major rap artists and mixtape circuit favorites. They almost universally sounded pretty good. They also almost universally sounded very cliche. Very few of them rose above boasts about money, drugs, guns, sex, and repping a city. Here are the mixtapes that rose above the […]
Almost everyone has their favorite Christmas movie, and A Christmas Story is mine. For most people their film is their favorite because they watched it growing up as a family tradition, or the film itself reminds them of Christmas with their family. I think this is my favorite Christmas story because I saw it at […]
It seems like a lot of races are foregone conclusions already this year. Birdman seems to have a lot of all-around support, but less support in each category. It seems very unlikely for any film to sweep the major awards this year. Best Picture Prediction – Birdman Should Win – Birdman Snubbed – Guardians of […]
Here are my favorite songs of 2014. With only this one comment, I’ve limited each Artist to one song maximum. Architecture in Helsinki -“In the Future” Cold Specks – “Season of Doubt” Ingrid Michaelson – “Girls Chase Boys” J. Cole – “Be Free” La Roux – “Sexotheque” Lana Del Rey – “Brooklyn Baby” Lecrae – […]
2014 has been an incredible year for music. For my shortlist I’ve got an astonishing 22 albums. I believe that’s the most I’ve ever had. So, now it’s your turn, what’s your best album of the year? Poll closes on New Year’s Eve at midnight.