An audience with Kyoko Kagawa

| Nov 11, 2011

An audience with Kyoko Kagawa

by Mark Schilling

Kyoko Kagawa is among the fast dwindling number of living witnesses to Japanese cinema’s Golden Age of the 1950s and ’60s. In a career that started in 1949 with the Shintoho studio, Kagawa worked with the giants of the era, including Akira Kurosawa, Yasujiro ...

Superfly takes a heavy trip

| Jun 17, 2011

Superfly takes a heavy trip

by Daniel Robson

Hang on a minute, how did this happen? Somehow hippie-loving 1960s-throwback pop songstress Superfly has got, like, totally heavy, man. While her previous studio album, 2009′s “Box Emotions,” featured a couple of belters, new release “Mind Travel” does away with soppy ballads almost completely, ...