V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
Poignant documentary points the camera at the life of movie critic Roger Ebert
Filmmaker goes from being reviewed by Roger Ebert to making a movie about the famed critic’s final days in Life Itself.
V.23 No.28 | 7/10/2014
Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story
Crazy Town is a good read for reasons that transcend the engrossing Rob Ford scandal.
V.23 No.16 | 4/17/2014
On the Periphery
David Sylvian solo career bio proves exhaustive
Wherein August March reviews dancing about architecture, specifically On the Periphery, a complex, scholarly biography of David Sylvian’s post-Japan solo career.
V.23 No.14 | 4/3/2014
A Man Called Destruction examines Chilton’s life and work
A Man Called Destruction, published on March 24, presents the reader with an unflinching portrait of the artist as a wrestler-with-demons working toward redemption. Chilton is best remembered as a gifted creator who fought to recover from the trauma of young fame by navigating a stormy sea.
V.23 No.4 | 1/23/2014
Cher Me This …
It's a new biography, man.
Cher: Strong Enough
Most people know about Cher from her illustrious music career. Hits like “I Got You Babe” and “The Beat Goes On,” with her former husband and music partner Sonny Bono, put her in the public eye. But her solo hits “If I Could Turn Back Time” and “Believe”—which, I'll admit, was a personal obsession of mine as a child—are what catapulted her to iconic status.
V.22 No.51 | 12/19/2013
A Mysterious Something in the Light: The Life of Raymond Chandler
New biography of Raymond Chandler digs into why he began writing and why Hollywood hated him.
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