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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Incubus
After a six-year hiatus, the Californian alt rockers are finally back on tour Once labeled as “a nu-metal band for people who don’t like nu-metal bands,” by the Chicago Tribune, the Californian band Incubus has been a critical favorite almost since its foundation in 1991, thrilling audiences with energetic, rough performances and an idiosyncratic style that defies classification, including elements...
Gus Van Sant
Gus Van Sant explores resilience through pitch-black humor Based on a true story, this sweet-and-sour biopic on Jon Callahan, an alcoholic quadriplegic turned cartoonist, falls perfectly into the celebrated director Gus Van Sant’s (My Own Private Idaho, Good Will Hunting) repertoire of normdefying movies. Set in his native Portland, Van Sant doesn’t so much adapt Callahan’s unrefined autobi- ography as confront...
Elvis Costello
Widely regarded as one of the greatest singers/songwriters ever, Elvis Costello is known for his witty lyrics, often using wordplay in his songs, which has brought him the reputation of being a “pop encyclopedia.” Rising to fame with his 1977 debut album My Aim is True, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has won...
dotdotdot
Vienna’s quirky short film festival encourages you to interact with the medium Celebrating the intensity and ingenuity of cinema’s short form, the past years have made the Dotdotdot festival a summer fixture, displaying the full range of the medium on Thursday and Friday evenings within the inner courtyard of the baroque Palais Schönborn. Now in its third edition after succeeding its...
Thriller
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