Renaldo and Clara (1978) – Review by Pauline Kael

2019-11-14T13:36:55+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: CINEMA, MUSIC|Tags: , |

Like Mailer, Dylan is an artist who intended to do something in advance of conventional movies—more poetic, more ‘true’—yet Renaldo and Clara, like Mailer’s Wild 90, Beyond the Law and Maidstone, is marked by an absence of artistic intelligence. The picture hasn’t been thought out in terms of movement or a visual plan.

MUDCRUTCH: RUNNIN’ DOWN A DREAM

2017-12-01T10:26:23+00:00October 15th, 2017|Categories: MUSIC|Tags: , |

At the dawn of the 1970s, a young Florida band had plausible dreams of making it big. “We were better than anyone else,” recalls their bassist, Tom Petty, of his doomed first band, Mudcrutch. Now, though, he has reunited this mix of Heartbreakers and guitar teachers for a long-awaited turn in the spotlight.