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“I pray but I’m lost, am I just praying to silence?”
The video employs sexuality—and homosexuality—purely for the purpose of the male gaze.
Twenty five years later, Achtung Baby is still intact as U2’s best and most fully realized album.
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The film captures our world as systematic yet miraculous, evolving toward more elaborate and resilient forms.
Listen to two exclusive songs from the Silicon Cowboys soundtrack.
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The lyrics to Lady Gaga’s “Perfect Illusion” suggest the song is more personal than just your boilerplate breakup anthem.
Halloween is coming a little early this season, as Relativity Media drops their psychological thriller into theaters.
The time has come to at long last grant Trompe le Monde its rightful title as the Pixies’s best album.
We’ve compiled a list of pop princess Britney Spears’s 15 best singles.
On the eve of its 25th anniversary, we take a look back at Mariah Carey’s underrated sophomore effort.
Blanchett’s famously steely face becomes unrecognizable in the video for the trip-hop band’s new song.
Comparisons to Steven Spielberg’s The BFG and Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are will be inevitable.
The film, which celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of the Lovings, stars Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga.
Hacking proves to be the perfect symbol for the psychological subversion that Elliot, along with his friends, family, and even enemies, cannot help but indulge.