Day: September 28, 2015


Shymalan’s ‘The Visit’ a pleasant surprise

When I went to the movies this weekend to see M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Visit,” I wasn’t sure what to expect, considering his track record. Fortunately, I was pleasantly surprised. Becca and Tyler are two teenaged siblings who just want their mom to be happy. The trouble is she can’t […]


Chvrches sophomore album packs an emotional punch

A lot of synth-pop that still comes out these days feels merely like a nostalgia grab. It’s something to tide people over until they get the next actual good nugget of the genre. Most contemporary synth-pop lacks emotion, foregoing the subtlety for the hollow noise that inevitably invades its genre. […]


Taylor Swift comes home to Nashville

Friday was the night thousands had been waiting for when the doors of Bridgestone Arena opened for Taylor Swift’s first of two concerts in Nashville. After impressive opening sets from Vance Joy and HAIM, music played over the loud speaker as the lights began to dim. After “Feels So Close,” […]