A Bomb in the Lasagna: “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week- The Touring Years” is an Irresistible Tour Through Familiar Territory

There are precious few moments in 20th century pop culture that have been explored as widely and deeply in books, magazines, and films as the ten years during which The Beatles were performing and making music together. The basic arc of their story, from ragtag Liverpudlian club band to pop music innovators, has been told,…

Second Breakfast: A Few Favorite Scores

As you hopefully know by now, this blog is dedicated to movies. And TV. But let’s say primarily movies. As writers and critics, we try to address every aspect of a film, especially those that make a film great. Alas, 700-1200 words isn’t quite enough to address every strength of a really strong movie. Much…