‘The Princess’ ultimately eschews speculation surrounding the princess’s tragic demise, but it provides a riveting, if unavoidably voyeuristic, front-row seat on the claustrophobia in being a box office princess plunged into fame’s most fiery furnace.
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Non-believers are unlikely to be converted by this warm celebration of a maligned musical genre. The bombastic synths, Day-Glo leotards and English lyrics sung as though a first-year exchange student got their hands on a microphone will no doubt continue to grate.
Rob Roth’s ‘Vivir En La Habana’ represents an 18-minute, Super 8-style video document of the legendary band’s historic trip, featuring voiceover input from vocalist Debbie Harry, drummer Clem Burke and guitarist Chris Stein.
Lydia Lunch, America’s grand dame of purposeful provocation through the medium of art, continuing to rail, rally and ricochet unpredictably.
there is little to hang on to in Sportin’ Life. It is devoid of overarching coherence and so it’s best to just to take each snapshot individually, buckle up as best you can and enjoy the bumpy ride.
Even in spite of failings, Blow It to Bits’ message is ultimately a timely and powerful one: don’t modernise at the expense of communities.