"The Great Folk Scare" is how the late singer-songwriter Dave Van Ronk jokingly referred to the 1960s American folk music revival. But there was nothing to fear Sept. 29 at Manhattan's Town Hall…
When it was revealed two years ago that the Coen brothers' next project would revolve around the Greenwich Village folk scene of the early '60s, the first thought that came to mind was "who's going…
The Avett Brothers, Joan Baez, Marcus Mumford, Patti Smith and Jack White will perform at a benefit concert Sept. 29 at The Town Hall in New York City to promote the Joel and Ethan Coen movie "Inside…
The Coens have again taken a real time and place and freely made it their own in this boldly original, highly emotional journey.
If it weren't for the luminous face of Belgian actress Pauline Etienne ("Restless"), this plodding adaptation of Diderot's anti-clerical novel would be a snoozefest of epic proportions.
An eminently watchable curiosity, "Goodbye Morocco" is a film noir set in contempo Tangier, written and smoothly helmed by Nadir Mokneche ("Viva Laldjerie").
Joachim Lafosse's fifth and finest feature centers around a bright young woman who snaps under the increasing suffocation of motherhood, marriage and a repressive living arrangement that crowds four…
Jeff Bridges, who scored his 2010 Oscar for "Crazy Heart" as country singer Bad Blake, has inked a recording contract with Blue Note Records.
John Mellencamp's recent album "No Better Than This" was recorded by the singer and "O Brother, Where Art Thou" music producer T-Bone Burnett using a single vintage RCA 77DX microphone and a…
T Bone Burnett, the oft-honored producer of the soundtracks to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" and "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood," is about to take a busman's holiday that may see his return…
There was a sly, running spoof throughout the Coen Brothers' "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" of the ways in which "old-timey music" was being marketed and broadcast during the depths of the Depression…