Dec 282013
Fuse Movie Review: The Ten Best Films of 2013 -- Our Lists

The most unfairly maligned film of the year: Ridley Scott’s “The Counselor.” The most overrated movie of the year, which gave me a mammoth headache: “American Hustle.”

Dec 272013
Fuse Review / Commentary: Brian Carpenter’s Ghost Train Orchestra and Some Notes on “Irony”

Brian Carpenter and the Ghost Train Orchestra are not about re-creating either hot jazz from the ’20s or novelty works from the ’30s and ’40s. They’re interested in capturing the spirit that they perceive to be inside these almost-forgotten pieces and using that spirit to make original new music.