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Sunday, June 23, 2013
 With the 1976 “Wings Over America” tour, Paul McCartney reached the pinnacle of post-Beatles commercial success. Rockshow, the tour documentary, is finally out on DVD and Blu-ray. The still youthful McCartney opens the performance with “Rock Show,” an evocation of the
Books
Thursday, June 20, 2013

More details on the ‘60s guitar hero

 You don’t have to be fanatically devoted to Old Slowhand to appreciate Eric Clapton Day by Day: The Early Years
Album Reviews
Thursday, June 20, 2013

We Can Be Horses

 Americana is all the rage, but seldom sounds as good as on We Can Be Horses. Milwaukee’s Buffalo Gospel rises above the mandolin-strumming chorus through superb songwriting and the fetching, living room harmonies of Ryan
Music Feature
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
 No one was more surprised than Violent Femmes’ drummer Victor DeLorenzo when the play button was pressed and the band’s six-year pause ended. “Gordon [Gano] called me last October, on John Lennon’s birthday
Film
Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Pixar is back with an animated creature prequel

 Those lovable ogres from Monsters, Inc. have returned. The motley, brightly colored beasts from Pixar Studio’s popular 2001 animated feature are back for Monsters University, a prequel featuring the key characters in their
Album Reviews
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Various Artists

 The Putayamo label has earned a reputation as the classy curator of music from elsewhere. Vintage France is a CD for a Bastille Day spent with good wine and friends—a compilation of contemporary and veteran French singers and musicians rendering sterling interpretations of lilting
Film
Monday, June 10, 2013

Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy at the crossroads

 Jesse and Celine have been the favorite heartthrobs of the smart set since their
Film
Monday, June 10, 2013

Escaping parents in a coming-of-age comedy

 Parents can be so annoying! And in the droll coming-of-age comedy The Kings of Summer

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