Michael Carlisle

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The good, the bad, the critic

Bjork is one of the strangest artists in the world; weird is an understatement in attempting to describe her. The Icelandic musician is no stranger…







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The Good, the Bad, and the Critic

Pussy Riot is an all-female Russian punk band and performance collective which attempts to shake-up the established order and transform our views about politics, power, and…



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The Good, the Bad, and the Critic

I have watched many strange animated films, but none as peculiar as Shayne Ehman and Seth Scriver’s Asphalt Watches. The film yields a Gonzo-esque experience –…


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The Good, the Bad, and the Critic

This Ain’t No Mouse Music! (2013) is an intriguing documentary by co-directors Chris Simon and Maureen Gosling. Their subject is Chris Strachwitz, a now-elderly record…