Posts Tagged ‘Stanley Kubrick’

Room 237, Reviewed

Did you know that when Jack Torrance meets his new boss in The Shining, the boss’ nether region lines up perfectly with a stack of papers to make him look like he has a hard-on? Or that the rug patterns of the hotel imply sex? Or that director Stanley Kubrick inserted a photograph of himself [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Brotherly Scuzz

They say the ’90s are back. Yuck sounds like Superchunk. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart sound like The Smashing Pumpkins. Stephen Malkmus sounds like Pavement. And on down. Nashville’s JEFF the Brotherhood once made sludgy, Wipers-style garage pop, but on We Are the Champions the duo channels, of all things, Blue Album–era Weezer. Hence [...]

British Sea Power: An Interview

British Sea Power isn’t your average touring band. Over the past 10 years, the UK eccentrics have staged concerts in libraries, amid museum displays, floating on the Thames, and on windswept islands. The group likes to decorate the stage with local foliage and taxidermied animals, crowd surf, and stamp through venues banging on marching drums. [...]