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    Allman Brothers Band’s Legendary 1971 Fillmore East Run: An Oral History

    Allman Brothers Band’s Legendary 1971 Fillmore East Run: An Oral History

    Forty-five years ago, on March 11th, 1971, the Allman Brothers Band took the stage at Bill Graham’s vaunted Fillmore East Theater in New York for the first of a series of shows…

    “Throne of blood”: the value and meaning of Kurosawa’s fog-drenched masterpiece

    “Throne of blood”: the value and meaning of Kurosawa’s fog-drenched masterpiece

    After making Rashomon in 1950, Akira Kurosawa set his eyes on making a film based on William Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth.’ Since Orson Welles’ version was announced somewhere around that time, he…

    The Beatles: 1967–1970

    The Beatles: 1967–1970

    Even if you’re a newcomer to The Beatles’ legacy, it’s hard to imagine a time when Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Bandwasn’t part of the popular culture lexicon. But even…

    ‘Blade Runner’: A Game – changing science fiction classic

    ‘Blade Runner’: A Game – changing science fiction classic

      Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner‘s path to stardom and cultism has hardly been a bump-free ride. Heavily disputed upon its release, often criticized as an occasionally senseless portrayal of a…

    An introduction to Ulysses

    An introduction to Ulysses

    Since its publication in 1922, readers have been daunted, dazzled and puzzled by Ulysses. Katherine Mullin introduces James Joyce’s novel, exploring both its commitment to modernist experimentation and to the…

    The endless influence of the Bauhaus

    The endless influence of the Bauhaus

    Here in Berlin, Germany’s Bauhaus Archiv is throwing a farewell party. Next year this museum will close for renovation, and until then it’s presenting a display of ‘greatest hits’ from…

    Jim Jarmusch: “What are they afraid of?”

    Jim Jarmusch: “What are they afraid of?”

    Mr. Jarmusch, you’ve lived in New York for over 40 years. Do you consider yourself a New Yorker? I have lived there for so long, but I am not a…

    Blade Runner 2049: Why Make a Sequel to Blade Runner?

    Blade Runner 2049: Why Make a Sequel to Blade Runner?

    At no point preceding my viewing of Blade Runner 2049 did I understand the reason anybody would make a Blade Runner sequel. My perspective, after viewing, remains unchanged. Blade Runner does not have a good…

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