With dense split-screen use of period artifacts and a killer Velvets soundtrack, Todd Haynes’s documentary is a loving tribute to his favorite band.
The cover is a deluded, self-referential tribute to Hirst’s career.
For scholars, weighing the context of the classic film’s use of blackface is a valuable thought exercise. For a Jew, it is an exorcism.
The HBO documentary Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage views the event not just as one fiasco, but as an allegory for the Y2K era.
Summer of Soul, Questlove’s directorial debut, seeks to resurrect the memory of the Harlem Cultural Festival, a vital touchstone of Black music.
Edgar Wright’s epic-length documentary The Sparks Brothers preaches to the choir, but the choir will love it.
Electronic Landscapes takes the reader into the storied record shops and cozy home studios of Detroit’s most important musicians.
Listen to the spooky cacophony of spider web sounds.
The noises of a massive conch shell from the Upper Paleolithic Marsoulas cave society were reproduced and published online.
The “Patria y Vida” video is spreading like wildfire in Cuba and Miami, a sign of widespread discontent on the island as well as unity among Cubans.
The fact-and-fiction-bending documentary Crestone is an offbeat look at friendship and creativity.
In chronicling the Rock Against Racism movement of the ’70s, White Riot sounds a warning for our own times.