Written by Sarah Boslaugh Sunday, 02 December 2012 11:05
An all-star crew of musicians throw Cash the kind of party you know he would have appreciated.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Tuesday, 20 November 2012 21:27
He’s completely at home on stage and looks like he’s ready to continue performing for another 40 years or so.
Written by Jason Neubauer Wednesday, 03 October 2012 18:54
The film feels less like a biopic and more like a conversational exploration into the band members’ personal histories.
Written by Laura Hamlett Thursday, 07 October 2010 22:19
This DVD/live CD combo is a must for any fan of Armistice.
Written by Pete Timmermann Wednesday, 09 June 2010 11:47
The blow of how boring this all is softened somewhat by their better-than-usual choices for visuals to accompany long parts of music that go along with the film.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Sunday, 26 July 2009 13:36
The strong point of this video is the music.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Tuesday, 16 June 2009 15:11
Man of Aran was a silent film, and almost remains so with the new soundtrack.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 30 April 2009 08:17
The tour is a good-natured comedy of errors which had an element of the perverse from the start.
Written by Jennifer Manjarez Wednesday, 25 March 2009 08:24
It goes without saying that, if you're an El Chicano follower, you cannot pass up this two-DVD set.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 02 February 2009 02:09
The recent release by Shout! Factory of the Johnny Cash Christmas Specials for 1978 and 1979 is a welcome addition to the growing number of variety shows available on DVD.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Friday, 19 December 2008 15:56
O'Day didn't just sing jazz, she led a jazz life in which every moment was improvised.
Written by Jennifer Manjarez Wednesday, 30 July 2008 14:33
While most musical acts at that time were moving away from synethesizers and drum machines, the two were just beginning to experiment with them on a whole new level.
Written by Jason Neubauer Monday, 21 April 2008 00:51
The set list alternates from fast-tempo flare ups of energy back to slow crooning that, quite honestly, leaves much to be desired.
Written by Glen Elkins Wednesday, 13 February 2008 06:22
Although the concert itself is well shot, the DVD is little more than performance footage.
Written by David Lichius Friday, 01 February 2008 04:22
After the Ceiling Cracked captures Pelican in top form.
Written by Keith Mangles Monday, 08 October 2007 01:52
For all the appreciation their multitudes of fans have shown the Lips, they return it here in waves via all the extras included in the DVD menu.
Written by Laura Hamlett Saturday, 28 July 2007 10:57Backing band the Believers don't even make an appearance until the 13th track. What this means, then, is 11 solo acoustic songs, one with a bonus female co-lead, followed by four absolutely captivating and rocking tunes. Kind of an uneven choice for a live DVD.
Written by Laura Hamlett Saturday, 28 July 2007 10:54
With a full band for most of the 12 songs, Sheik and his players deliver a short evening's worth of pleasant if not quite passionate performances.
Written by Byron Kerman Tuesday, 29 May 2007 02:35
Cohen's supposed appreciation for the mysteries of women comes off time and again more like that of a callous braggart with a Sharpie in a men's room stall. If he wasn't one of the most gifted lyricists rock has ever known, he would be left to write with his dick. "Sexy Intellectual," indeed.
Written by Brian Kenney Wednesday, 31 January 2007 09:06
With Axl Rose, we want to remember the Axl in the black-and-white "Sweet Child O' Mine" video, not the bloated, corn-rowed Axl in his last high-profile appearance, winded and sweaty after a semi-rousing set of "Rocket Queen" at the 2003 MTV VMAs. We want to remember Adler, Izzy, and the summer of '88 when the Gunners broke loose of the Sunset Strip scene.
Written by Jeremy Goldmeier Saturday, 30 December 2006 04:04
Whether pulled from the archives or just a few years ago, the Burma performances are uniformly outstanding, revealing the true foundation of their legend: intense, unpredictable live shows.
Written by Dave Jasmon Saturday, 11 November 2006 08:18
Not coincidentally, my research determined that "Okonokos" is representative of a Hawaiian word for an unusually docile species of a bear with a growl that's so soothing, it lulls intruders and/or prey into a meditative, almost trans-like, state.
Written by David Lichius Tuesday, 17 October 2006 07:42
There could not be a more ripe time than now to revisit this watershed period of American popular music.
Written by Derek Lauer Monday, 28 August 2006 03:19
This is music that is just perfect for enjoying the outdoors.
Written by Kevin Renick Monday, 28 August 2006 03:14
This no-frills disc is a seamless document of a studio concert broadcast on Danish television around the time of the original release of Cash's legendary "Man in Black" single.
Monday, 14 August 2006 06:22
The music videos from this era find the Clan at its most charismatic, despite ultra-low budgets that have members repeatedly mugging for the camera with toy swords in hand and the festering decay of Staten Island looming behind them.
Monday, 14 August 2006 06:18
Emmanuel’s writing has a depth of emotion beyond the fretboard.
Monday, 14 August 2006 06:13
This no-frills disc is a seamless document of a studio concert broadcast on Danish television around the time of the original release of Cash’s legendary “Man in Black” single.
Written by Brian Kenney Tuesday, 01 August 2006 05:08
The real marquee character is the Flogging Molly audience, to which the DVD live tracks and accompanying soundtrack are dedicated.
Friday, 30 June 2006 18:00You will see no booty shaking in any of these videos.
Friday, 30 June 2006 18:00While it may not break new ground, the documentary is still a good retrospective of her career to date.
Friday, 30 June 2006 18:00The Greatest Videos is a perfect time capsule of 1990, at that perfect moment where the Poisons and the Mötley Crües began to topple, but just before everyone began to wear plaid.
Friday, 30 June 2006 18:00Like all concert films, it takes away a bit of your ability to pick and choose what to watch on stage, but the DVD offers an invigorating show. If you liked the album, you will love the show; for the rest of you, there is still much to offer.
Friday, 30 June 2006 18:00If somehow you didn’t know who Strummer was, you’d think this was just a documentary of an ordinary Joe trying to make it in the music business—and, in a way, that’s exactly what the film’s about.
Friday, 30 June 2006 18:00The strong feelings and rhetoric espoused will likely leave the uninitiated wondering who fuck these guys are and why they were so important.
Written by Laura Hamlett Monday, 19 June 2006 18:00All the history's there, albeit without the input of the four who's memories really matter. Still, it holds up reasonably well...
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