Movie Review: Vantage Point (2008)

There’s a good idea at the heart of Vantage Point, a mildly clever but generally idiotic thriller about the attempted assassination of the US President (William Hurt) and the immediate aftermath. Eschewing a straightforward narrative, Vantage Point takes a fractured, Rashomon-styled approach, replaying the events as witnessed by several key persons: a secret service agent, a camera crew,

Army Navy – Army Navy (2008)

Maybe it was oversaturation; maybe it was just time for a new fad. For several years there in the mid-2000s, power pop got a second wind and found new life in the capable hands of bands such as The Strokes and The New Pornographers. Suddenly, the alternative/indie-rock scene was filled with bands cranking out energetic,