Timothy Dyck



CD Review: Tom Waits, Bad as Me

Tom Waits is notorious for taking listeners to bizarre and gritty soundscapes. His musical prowess has been punctuated with sharp horn melodies, drunken carnival-esque sounds…





The Tree of Life

Terrence Malick’s fifth film, The Tree of Life, is a good film, but clarifying why can be an arduous task. Malick is known for creating…


The end of film

One of the most dynamic and evolving mediums today is photography. What was once a scientific tool developed by chemists and the privileged rich is…


Repurposed, rebooted, remade

Editor’s note: This is the second in a short series of essays on nostalgia in the arts. Not long ago, a film came out about…


On nostalgia in art

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a short series of essays about the role of nostalgia in art. It can be difficult to find…