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Top 40 - A Retrospective - 1976

Welcome to 1976, year 2 in my 40 years of music retrospective, where I’m sharing my favourite albums from each year.

Feel free to share your own favourites in the comments. 488 more words


I purpurei intrecci di Aterballetto

Un trittico per Aterballetto – Fondazione Nazionale della Danza – la rinomata compagnia emiliana ospite all’interno della rassegna Prospettiva Danza Teatro 2015 sabato 16 maggio al Teatro Verdi di Padova… 40 more words


Down by Law (1986)


It’s this kind of languid, chilled, comedy-buddy movie-but-not-quite that Jim Jarmusch has always excelled in making. Whilst Down by Law lacks the uniquely isolated desperation and sadness of Jarmusch’s previous film… 97 more words

Film Reviews

Z To A: Down By Law (1986)

(Z To A is an ongoing series: cumulative reviews of my DVD collection in reverse alphabetical order.)

Plot Synopsis: When fate lands three hapless men- an unemployed disc jockey (Tom Waits), a small-time pimp (John Lurie) and a strong-willed Italian tourist (Roberto Benigni)- in a Louisiana prison, their singular adventure begins. 847 more words



Another long period between posts. I know. I’m horrible to you, my blog. Often neglecting you to deal with other matters. Pushing you to the back burner constantly, all while ignoring your sad glances for attention. 1,103 more words


Happy birthday, Marc Ribot

The man whose guitar sound helped to define my favorite Tom Waits album, 1985’s, Rain Dogs. His Latin influenced, choppy, off kilter style, was the perfect accompaniment for Waits’ musical carnival. 84 more words