In Conversation: Craig Wedren and Anna Waronker on Composing the Harrowing “Yellowjackets” Score

Listening in on the pair who’ve made the freakiest soundtrack on television with ’90s indie-rock touches.

The Song of Bob Saget

The late, legendary stand-up comic and actor with a flair for all things blue, had a thing for music.

Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner on Bringing Her Characters to Life

With the details for a film adaptation of her memoir “Crying in H Mart” coming together, Zauner shares how writing for film provides a new creative experience for her.

The Best Music Documentaries of 2021

After a banner year for non-fiction feature films and TV series with music as their focus, here are 10 titles we found especially illuminating.

Rearview Mirror: “War Horse”

“War Horse”? More like “Why Horse”!

The Best Films of 2021

Our picks for the 10 most captivating movies of the year.

The Best TV of 2021

10 series that made us beg friends and family for their login info.

LCD Soundsystem Announces Eric Wareheim–Directed Holiday Special

The ’90s sitcom–inspired special also features Macaulay Culkin, Aparna Nancherla, Luenell, and more.

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis Remind Us That “We Are Not Alone”

The song comes from the film “Les Panthère Des Neiges” that’s out digitally on December 17.

Rearview Mirror: “Casino Royale”

At 15, the 007 origin story holds up as the best Daniel Craig Bond movie, as well as one of the high points of mid-’00s action flicks.

The Pop Group Are Still Bending Time on “Y in Dub”

Mark Stewart sets the scene for the recently released dub reimagining of the record helmed by its original producer, Dennis Bovell.

Donald Glover Shares a Characteristically Unsettling Trailer for Season 3 of “Atlanta”

Donald Glover posted the trailer to a new website that’s only operational at night. 

John Carpenter Finds Joy in Soundtracking the Gore of “Halloween Kills”

The Master of Horror talks soundtracking the latest installment of the horror franchise he launched over 40 years ago.

Rearview Mirror: “Marie Antoinette”

On its 15th anniversary, we revisit Sofia Coppola’s tale of decadence that favors vibes over morals and parable.

KCRW Announces Audio Documentary Series on Deirdre O’Donoghue

The LA DJ who revolutionized live radio performance is getting a proper audio tribute 20 years after her death.

At the Mouth of the Velvet Goldmine: Todd Haynes Talks New Doc “The Velvet Underground”

Director Haynes goes Underground with a documentary on all things Reed, Cale, Nico, and Warhol.

A Polite Request: Enough with the Diana Stuff

They’re doing you dirty, Diana.

Rearview Mirror: “Zoolander”

It’s no “Josie and the Pussycats,” but the oft-quoted Ben Stiller film sure gave us a laugh when we needed one.

JAY-Z and Kid Cudi Soundtrack the Wild West in “The Harder They Fall” Trailer

Co-produced by JAY-Z, the film is out November 3 via Netflix.

Alana Haim Looks Extremely Cool Starring in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Licorice Pizza”

The film, which is out later this year, features an ensemble cast including Tom Waits, Benny Safdie, and Maya Rudolph.

Watch the Trailer for Todd Haynes’ Anticipated Velvet Underground Documentary

“The Velvet Underground” is out October 15.

H. Jon Benjamin and Lucky Yates Made Us a Playlist Inspired by Their “Archer” Characters

With the show’s 12th season kicking off tonight, Benjamin and Yates share 19 tracks that define Sterling Archer and Dr. Algernop Krieger.

Joe Keery: Stranger Guy

The co-star of “Stranger Things” and the new Ryan Reynolds arcade-adventure “Free Guy” talks psychedelia, porn staches, and body-painted costumes.

St. Vincent and Carrie Brownstein Fight Over a Rockstar’s Reality in “The Nowhere Inn” Clip

The Bill Benz–directed film is available September 17 through IFC Films.

Rearview Mirror: “30 Minutes or Less”

On its 10th anniversary, we revisit the junior-varsity bro comedy that was almost certainly inspired by an actual gruesome crime.

Rearview Mirror: “Crazy, Stupid, Love”

Revisiting the 2011 rom-com that’s little more than what the title suggests.

Aesthetic Excess and Neglect: On Elder Abuse in George Romero’s “The Amusement Park”

Landing somewhere between horror and educational film, Romero’s recently recovered 1973 feature unfortunately feels very rooted in the reality of late capitalism.

“Zola” Is Much More Than Just “the Twitter Thread Movie” (Although It Doesn’t Need to Be)

How “gimmick” films like “Tangerine” and “Victoria” provided Janicza Bravo’s new movie the shorthand needed to make it great.


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