The MostlyFilm gang would like to send best wishes to X founder and drummer Yoshiki, who is undergoing surgery to treat damage caused by years of frenetic drumming.
Don’t know what we’re talking about? Take a look at Spank The Monkey’s review from earlier this year of the documentary about Japan’s most unGoogleable rock band. Continue reading We Are X
Mostly Pop returns, Mr Moth summoned from his dreamless sleep by the release of not one but two One Direction solo singles. Tremble.
Continue reading Mostly Pop May 2017
Spank The Monkey reviews a new documentary telling the story of Japan’s most unGoogleable rock band
Continue reading We Are X
BACK for a whole new year of popular music shenanigans, watch the “New year, new me” positivity drain from Mr Moth even as the first video cues up. To be fair, it’s Ed Sheeran.
Ed and the lads.
Continue reading Mostly Pop February 2017
Damien Chazelle’s La La Land has already made a splash at cinemas and on the awards circuit. Mostly Film’s resident grumpy jazzers, Martin and Sarah Slade, review the music, while self-confessed musical and Ryan Gosling aficionado Fiona Pleasance offers some thoughts on the film. Readers, be warned: mild SPOILERS follow.
Continue reading Bebop à La La
This week MostlyFilm is looking back on 2016 – the cultural year, rather than the cavalcade of horrors which have replaced “news”. To start with, let’s talk music…
Continue reading MostlyFilm’s best of 2016 – Music
D A Pennebaker’s classic access-all-areas take on Bob Dylan’s 1965 tour of England is restored and repackaged in this Criterion release. John Wilby looks back at Dont Look Back
Continue reading Dont Look Back revisited
Indy Datta straps on the VR headset for a technologically bleeding-edge interpretation of the Icelandic musician’s bruising 2015 breakup album, Vulnicura.
Continue reading Björk Digital at Somerset House
Back again, this month sees a slightly different “Instant Reaction” format, in that MrMoth has only heard these songs once and has only had the length of the song to write the review. Because sometimes you need a challenge, ok?
Get a load of this idiot!
Continue reading Mostly Pop September 2016
Mostly Pop returns because quite honestly it’s too late to stop it now. Mr Moth casts a jaded eye over the newest releases so you don’t have to (kidding, you still have to).
MAKE IT STOP
Continue reading Mostly Pop August 2016