Kelly Bedard

I wasn’t going to do this. I’m wary of “best of” lists at the best of times, the decade doesn’t really end until next year, and I couldn’t help but be hyper-aware of what I was leaving off the list because time and conflict and sunlight have cast pretty big shadows over much of the theatre I loved […]

  Kelly Bedard

For the past three years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how much I enjoyed and/or connected with or appreciated the film rather than on some sort of objective artistic criteria. Basically, this is a list of […]

  Kelly Bedard

For the past three years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how much I enjoyed and/or connected with or appreciated the film rather than on some sort of objective artistic criteria. Basically, this is a list of […]

  Zach Adler

Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit Courtney Barnett has a way with words. Freewheeling and deadpan with a heavy Melbourne drawl, Barnett delivers some of the year’s best hooks to a backdrop of poppy, gently psyched-out rock. These eleven story songs focus on such everyday topics as insomnia […]

  Saiya Floyd

It wasn’t easy, with the TV landscape getting more and more crowded. 2015 had a lot of great TV. A lot of shows had a lot of good episodes. Here are my picks for favorite shows of 2015. The shows that, looking back, I looked forward to watching week after week (or binged the fastest). […]

  Kelly Bedard

It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount and Elevation Pictures. The Imitation Game (Elevation Pictures, March 31) The re-watch value on this Oscar-winning WWII thriller is high thanks to superb performances from the entire cast (led by Benedict Cumberbatch with a ton of key supporting turns, including Keira Knightley and […]