FUNKYLB'S FAVORITE FILMS AND PERFORMANCES FOR 2016


All of the usual suspects are here: Barry Jenkins and his deft, un-preachy but still potently lyrical storytelling, Viola Davis and her steely vulnerability that breaks your heart, Naomie Harris and her gift for settling into a character like a…

MY TOP 15 FAVORITE FILMS OF 2014

It only took me forever to compile this list. It wasn't because of any apathy or spiritlessness about my film going experience last year. The problem is that Philly isn't like LA and NYC: films, for the most part, don't…

MY TOP FILMS OF 2014 THUS FAR

This summer has been a cinematically fallow. Most of my favorite films were released in winter and spring, but....

MY TOP 10 FILMS FOR 2013

I see 1-2 new films every week in theaters, a mix of art house offerings and standard HollyWeird fare. Below is my top 10 list. I have to say that, of my favorites, Jill Solloway's slyly resonant Afternoon Delight  and…

MY TOP FILM SCORES

I see at least one new film a week in theaters, often two, a mix of art house and blockbuster HW fare. A darkened movie theater is a refuge for me. I’ve had a love affair with the capaciousness of…
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FOR LOVE OR FOR MONEY



















I've been re-thinking my approach to doing art alongside commerce these days.Creating music is my life blood and the thing I can spend all day doing without being bored or uninspired. As I survey my little studio, however, I realize…
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TONE IS EVERYTHING!

Been thinking a lot about tone of late. I played a show right before Christmas break that broke my heart because my bass sound/tone was not what I know it should be. Part of the problem was that I was…