Posts Tagged ‘music’

Get On Up

by Joe Sheareron July 30, 2014
The James Brown story does everything most other musician biopics do, but none of them does it better than "Get On Up."

A Late Quartet

by Lauren Whalenon November 2, 2012
Despite a slightly odd bit of casting, this ode to dysfunction, insecurity and endless politics among performers hits all the right notes.

Treme: Season Two

by Austin Lugaron April 15, 2012
One of my favorite shows on the air has another season full of joy toward the culture of New Orleans and impressive storytelling skills.

Joyful Noise

by Lauren Whalenon January 14, 2012
One part "Burlesque," two parts "Country Strong," this glittery train wreck has one watchable Part(on).

Top 10 TV Episodes of 2011

by Austin Lugaron December 17, 2011
Austin brings in nine friends to each profile of the best episodes of the year. According to us, "Community" is a lot more popular than the ratings suggest.

Molly Parker, Actress, “Trigger”

by Lauren Whalenon November 22, 2011
Actress Molly Parker talks to the Yap about her new film "Trigger," learning to rock it out and say goodbye — in the same day — and the power of pink boots.

The Music Never Stopped

by Austin Lugaron March 31, 2011
An interesting premise is ruined by stale filmmaking and underwritten characters.

Treme: Season One

by Austin Lugaron March 26, 2011
David Simon's new show about post-Katrina New Orleans has a different spirit, but uses the best elements from "The Wire."

The Concert

by Nick Rogerson March 22, 2011
"The Lives of Others" as shot through the feel-good filter of "Mr. Holland's Opus," "The Concert" tells a tale rarely shown in film, let alone so exuberantly.


by Austin Lugaron January 30, 2011
The new Blu-ray is full of bonus features, but the movie remains a bit formulaic.