Review: Tom Hanks Takes The Con In Greyhound

Tom Hanks is enjoying an extended run of captaining films through peril. In his latest, Greyhound, the veteran actor leads a destroyer tasked with escorting a convoy during the Battle of the Atlantic. He gives yet another commanding performance in a thriller that makes the 91-minute runtime feel like a breathless half-hour. Set in the... Continue Reading →

Lia Menaker On Her Debut: I Am Kyrøs

Kairos is an Ancient Greek word indicating that a moment is the right time for action. Philadelphia artist Lia Menaker could not have chosen a more appropriate time to release her debut under the name Kyrøs. Her EP I Am Kyrøs was written before many of the events that have called for change in 2020, but... Continue Reading →

Long Take: The Cinematography Of 1917

Long takes are imperfect filmmaking. The choreography of cinematography over a scene or an entire film is a dance between the camera, actors, and the audience. Even though it can be viewed as a gimmick, it is a storytelling choice that dramatically alters the final product. When done well, the technique injects unique perspective into... Continue Reading →

Long Take: The Cinematography of Children of Men

Long takes are imperfect filmmaking. The choreography of cinematography over a scene or an entire film is a dance between the camera, actors, and the audience. Even though it can be viewed as a gimmick, it is a storytelling choice that dramatically alters the final product. When done well, the technique injects unique perspective into... Continue Reading →

Long Take: The Boxing Cinematography Of Creed

Long takes are imperfect filmmaking. The choreography of cinematography over a scene or an entire film is a dance between the camera, actors, and the audience. Even though it can be viewed as a gimmick, it is a storytelling choice that dramatically alters the final product. When done well, the technique injects unique perspective into... Continue Reading →

Tyler Asay of The Tisburys on “Fading Light,” New Album

The Tisburys are a Philadelphia band with addictive heartland-style songs. The group have steadily put out new work over the last full years, recently culminating in the six-song release Wax Nostalgic in 2019. Singer Tyler Asay answered a few questions on their new single, "Fading Light," and their forthcoming record Sun Goes Down.    “Fading Light”... Continue Reading →

Interview: Gianmarco Cilli on The Feel Is Now

Gianmarco Cilli is a Philadelphia multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. He has worked with National Eye and The Silver Ages. For The Feel Is Now, his first solo record in over a decade, Cilli collaborated with members of Dr Dog. The War On Drugs. Cilli answered a few questions about his solo record, which dropped last September. 

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