The new release from As Tall As Lions is extremely close to a masterpiece. Their self-titled album is extremely catchy and equally passionate.
I am now fully convinced that children's movies become increasingly surreal as you get older. In the case of Barnyard, I'm not talking about the intentionally subversive material that you often encounter in any work of art aimed at children but created by adults.
Earlier this year, I slammed United 93 as exploitative garbage for its inability to portray the events of September 11 with a politicized view, attempting to blind its audience with outright emotion.
On a humid Thursday evening, attendees wiped sweat from their faces as they filled the seats at the Mann Center.