Song of the Day: Agalloch, They Escaped the Weight of Darkness

I watched Pan’s Labyrinth for the first time tonight so I was feeling pretty melancholy. This song is perfect when you’re in that dark kind of mood. It’s sad, haunting and beautiful. The style is simple; it’s a solo cello piece with the ambient noise of a river in the background. The cello is a really under-appreciated instrument which is truly beautiful when played well, as it is done here. This song is best listened to when you’re feeling somber and it’s the middle of the night. When you want to reflect on sad things.

Kill Bill Vol. 1 Review

Uma Thurman in Kill Bill Vol. 1

Kill Bill Vol. 1 immediately stands out as a unique and interesting film which is both surprisingly enjoyable and totally insane. It’s super-stylish and super-arty, yet extremely gory and violent at the same time – quite an unusual mix. All in all, it probably offers a movie experience that is completely different from what you’re usually used to seeing. Continue reading