Phillip-Michael Scales Plays Tonic Room 3/21/19

Over the last couple years or so, since he left his stage name behind and started playing under his own, Phillip-Michael Scales has been playing any and every venue. He’s actively looking for his big break rather than passively waiting around doing the same old stuff, and for that I admire him. Some of those gigs require him to play mostly covers, so he’s got … Continue reading Phillip-Michael Scales Plays Tonic Room 3/21/19

Predicting The 91st Academy Awards

Thanks to subscription services like Moviepass, AMC A-List, Netflix, and others, I was able to see more new releases in 2018 than any year previous. I didn’t see everything, of course, but I saw a lot. All the nominees in the major categories and a bunch that I felt were better films that got overlooked. Below, find my picks in bold, as well as some … Continue reading Predicting The 91st Academy Awards

MoviePass We Hardly Knew Ye

Around this time last year, MoviePass was creating quite a buzz. A subscription for going to the movie theater was the latest in the game, and for $10/month, it seemed too good to be true. Around Thanksgiving they started an even better deal-$90/year. Well, as a movie-loving person there’s no way I could pass that deal up. Since then I’ve seen 27 movies with the … Continue reading MoviePass We Hardly Knew Ye

An Interview With Lindi Ortega

Way back in March of this year Lindi Ortega put out a brilliant album you may have missed called Liberty. The songs are all great and it’s structured as a narrative story, so you’re rewarded for listening from beginning to end. This weekend she comes to SPACE in Evanston to play a show in support of the album, and I had the opportunity to submit … Continue reading An Interview With Lindi Ortega