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Sturgill Simpson announces new album and Netflix anime film Sound & Fury

Sturgill Simpson has announced a new album dubbed Sound & Fury. The country singer-songwriter’s follow-up to 2016’s A Sailor’s Guide to Earth is more than just a record, though, as it comes paired with a Netflix anime film of the same name. Due out this fall, the LP and anime will be released simultaneously, with

Ranking: Every Stanley Kubrick Film from Worst to Best

Welcome to Dissected, where we disassemble a band’s catalog, a director’s filmography, or some other critical pop-culture collection in the abstract. It’s exact science by way of a few beers. This time, we revisit the spellbinding canon of the late, great Stanley Kubrick. Nobody’s born an arts writer, film critic, or movie buff. Born to be

Film Review: The Farewell Finds Deep Cultural Truths in a Well-Meaning Lie

The Pitch: Billi (Awkwafina), a Chinese-American woman living in New York City, feels disconnected from her extended family in China, save for her occasional phone call from her spry, spirited grandmother, Nai Nai (Shuzhen Zhao). But she soon learns that Nai Nai is dying of terminal lung cancer — a fact the rest of the family

Film Review: Toy Story 4 Grows Up With Its Fans

The Pitch: Tom Hanks’ Woody and Tim Allen’s Buzz Lightyear are living in a post-Andy era with Bonnie (Madeleine McGraw), the sweet little girl that adopted them in the last movie. But as the years have passed, Bonnie has proven to be a different kind of kid than Andy. Buzz, Jessie (Joan Cusack), Mr. Potato

Film Review: The Dead Don’t Die Treats the Zombie Genre Like a Sandbox

The Pitch: In the nondescript middle American town of Centerville, not much conflict seems to arise. Sure, there’s Farmer Miller (Steve Buscemi) in his Make America White Again hat, but aside from his general rudeness, he leaves most of the locals alone. Otherwise, the town bustles about its own business. Old Hank (Danny Glover) runs the

New Batman film to feature Penguin and Catwoman as villains: Report

Now that director Matt Reeves is beginning to put The Batman together, as Warner Bros. looks to reset one of its best-known (and most lucrative) characters for the second time in roughly five-six years, the rumors have begun to emerge in earnest about who’ll don the cape and cowl next. As we learned yesterday, former Twilight Star Robert

David Gilmour releases Live at Pompeii concert film for free on YouTube

In July 2016, David Gilmour returned to Pompeii for a special two-night concert event. His appearance came 45 years after Pink Floyd staged a similar production, the footage for which was heavily featured in the band’s iconic Live in Pompeii concert film. In 2017, Gilmour’s full performance was released as a concert film and companion live album. Gilmour’s Live