Rob Sperry-Fromm


Fincher can't silence critics, but his style speaks for itself

The adaptation of Gillian Flynn's bestselling novel deals heavily in gender politics which dominate its narrative, but there is far more beneath the surface


October 10, 2014

Warmly received at Cannes, Blue continues to stir

Actresses Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos, the latter just 19 years old, both gave riveting performances in the remarkable film Blue Is the Warmest Color.


November 5, 2013

Rapper Danny Brown looks back, moves forward with Old

On his third album, "Brown doesn't want you to have it so easy."


October 8, 2013

Deafheaven’s Sunbather soaks up best of black metal glory

Deafheaven's latest album will start your summer right, with blast beats and screech vocals.


May 31, 2013

Indie Darling Koenig's Modern Vampires doesn't suck

An ambivalent fan discusses why "Step" and "Hannah Hunt" are the high points of Vampire Weekend's latest release.


May 17, 2013