Ben Stiller reprises his role as a former model in a throwaway but amusing sequel
Sonic Youth : Murray Street
...pretty and rather ineffectual halfway-house of an album...
Ironically, far from being an aural endurance test, 'Murray Street', is a pretty and rather ineffectual halfway-house of an album, wherein some not-very-strong songs leave you gagging for more obtuse noise. Part gunmetal grey pop-song, part experimental odyssey, 'Karen' is one of four tracks that get the balance and definition right, but, overall, SY fail to get into their groove between twisted, brutalised melody and spastic six-string experimentalism.
It’s not quite the superhero film revolution we were promised, but it sure as hell is entertaining
Zachary Cole Smith has overcome a multitude of problems to make this intensely powerful album
Just as ridiculous as the 1991 original, but in all the wrong ways
The 'Oscar-bait' drama fails to fully translate the emotional weight from page to screen