A Closer Look At The “Clueless” Soundtrack, 21 Years Later

Twenty-one years ago, if wasn’t just the kooky dialogue or fashion that stuck with me from Clueless. Its official soundtrack is equally as disarming. Before the screen read “Clueless” in the packed movie theater I was in, The Muffs‘ “Kids in America”, a guitar-pop, contented jam, featuring the extremely crushed rocks vocals of its lead singer, Kim Shattuck, rolled in preparation of the California kids being California kids montage: … Continue reading A Closer Look At The “Clueless” Soundtrack, 21 Years Later

The Tower Records Documentary, All Things Must Pass, Will Kickstart Your Abandoned Record Collection

I had been eager to watch All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records since its “limited release” in March 2015. The run, however, must’ve been extremely limited. Because before I knew it, it was gone from New York City screens. And despite its ties to the A-list, being that Colin Hanks directed the film (the eldest child of 2-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks), the … Continue reading The Tower Records Documentary, All Things Must Pass, Will Kickstart Your Abandoned Record Collection

Raise Your Hands If You Are ‘Mistress America’ [FILM REVIEW]

Mistress America is one of those New York-based films that attempts to reveal the absurdity and hardships of sustaining in the Big Apple. Yet at the same time (slightly) sells you the dream that it is the only place on earth you can get away with consistently sporadic behavior and the tired adage of “because I’m a ‘New Yorker’” remaining an acceptable excuse in 2015. … Continue reading Raise Your Hands If You Are ‘Mistress America’ [FILM REVIEW]