Viewer’s Discretion: ‘Woman At War’ and ‘Black Lake’

‘WOMAN AT WAR’ (APPLE, GOOGLE PLAY, YOUTUBE) Talk about unexpected achievements, “Woman At War” manages the near-impossible by offering up a feel-good movie about climate change, but perhaps that’s what you can expect from a film product of Iceland. Never a country to wallow in problems, the Icelandic outlook of “Woman At War” suggests that [...]

Viewer’s Discretion: ‘Author: THe J.T. LeRoy Story’ and ‘Fangar’

‘AUTHOR: THE J.T. LEROY STORY’ (AMAZON, APPLE, GOOGLE PLAY, VUDU, YOUTUBE) Somehow, the story of author J.T. LeRoy fell under my radar, so this documentary opened up entire worlds of fascination for me. LeRoy came to the public dye through his debut novel, “Sarah,” in 1999, a semi-autobiographical work that pulled from his background as [...]

Musical Thingarium 02.28.17

Music from Iceland and Norway 1 Inni mer syngur vitleysingur by Sigur Ros 2 FF Ekki CC by Benni Hemm Hemm 3 Guilty Rocks by Mum 4 Babbage by Apparat Organ Quartet 5 Katta Rokkar by Bjork 6 Cold Summer by Seabear 7 Weird Friendless Kid by Emilliana Torrini 8 Horfid by Lay Low 9 [...]