Meirelles spoke with to Slant about how City of God has taken on a life of its own as a stirring work of political activism.
That he was so consistently on top of his game is a testament to his position as one of cinema’s greatest visionaries.
"Vital Pop" is a list of 50 essential pop albums. Defining the word "pop" was a task in and of itself.
The Buggles once proclaimed that video killed the radio star, but it wasn’t until nearly two decades later that the slogan became prophecy.
The indie heavyweight suggests that he hasn’t stopped drifting himself and that he too continues to look for that elusive “thing.”
Sophie B. Hawkins might just be the hardest working musician in the business.
To celebrate American Life’s release, Slant Magazine has delved into Madonna’s catalog and reevaluated her key releases.
The big battle this year will be between singing murderesses, suicidal lesbians, and a Holocaust survivor.
A grassroots punk rock tribute to the late punk icon, Joe Strummer, at New York City’s premier underground venue, CBGB’s. What could be more fitting?
Yep, she still squirms and straddles her piano bench like she’s wielding an electric guitar.
After 13 years and 13 albums,folk troubadour Ani DiFranco has brought her musical evolution full circle.
At least four of this year’s potential Best Picture nominees share an allegiance with the Weinstein brothers.
Check out our predictions and watch the 45th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony on February 23rd to see if we’re as clairvoyant as we were last year!
Because space was tight, documentaries, shorts and animated films were not eligible. Additionally, we limited directors to no more than one spot on the list.
It was a year of revelations and mixed blessings. The teen-pop bubble didn’t so much burst as deflate.
Martin Scorsese visited early New York, Paul Thomas Anderson put Adam Sandler in a Jerry Lewis suit, and Eminem returned to his Detroit roots.
Over the course of the past eight years, the Dallas-born singer-songwriter has steadily evolved into a legitimate focal point on the pop music scene.
Damian was in good spirits, highly energized and considerately thoughtful during our abbreviated discussion.
If the Flaming Lips are obnoxious, their fans are even more so.
Slant thinks it’s time the rest of the world got to know this 19-year old talent as he sits on the verge of conquering America.