Tomas Andel

Tomáš Andel is a writer and media artist. His speculations hover where sound, textuality, mindfulness, the body, and the post-digital intersect. Tomáš looks for and describes the anonymous moments of tender reaching between the world and those who are not always observing it. An avid cyclist, he is often negotiating his love-hate relationship with chainlink fences. Check out http://www.tomandel.com for more of his work

Recent articles

In Appreciation Of: The Lion King (1994)

Reflecting on the legacy of The Lion King (1994) as a masterpiece in animation whilst pondering the status of live-action remakes in the modern era

Review: Midsommar

Ari Aster's sophomore feature Midsommar is formally strong but lacks the narrative / thematic punch to sustain itself over its extended runtime

In Appreciation Of: The Blair Witch Project At 20

A genius marketing ploy put the Blair Witch Project on the map but its revolutionary approach made it a genre classic

Review: Child’s Play (2019)

Not quite a remake yet not a completely original concept, Child's Play (2019) finds itself stuck between nostalgia and new

Review: Ophelia

Despite a fantastic performance by Daisy Ridley and some solid filmmaking, Ophelia drowns in a sea of plot conveniences and lazy writing.

In Appreciation Of: Spider-Man’s Rogues Gallery Through the Spider-Verse

Journey through the Spider-verse as we reflect on the Spider-Man’s Rogues Gallery and their appearances throughout film, comics, and pop culture

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Nippon Double Trifecta: Six Exciting Acts From Japan!

Every third article is a triple feature. With Japan, I hit the 2x multiplier! Here's 6 incredible acts from the archipelago.

No One Knows What It Is That Shortparis Is Resurrecting on Пасха (Easter)

It seems more and more that the cutting edge in contemporary music is anything that enters into a six wall mirror.

A Place Where Perfect Doesn’t Matter: Ah-Mer-Ah-Su’s Star

In addition to being an artifact of empowerment, this record is a sitting-on-the-stairs sort of honesty, a safe-keeping savvy of all the ways in which art can be a sort of communal celebration and preservation.

Worldmakers – A Musical Trifecta

A trifecta of musical selections this month for you to discover including Pilar Zeta, The Caretaker and Cosmo Sheldrake

Tanukichan’s Sundays is a Milky Summer Wormhole

For a relaxing reminder of the summer / the 90s or those in need of contemplative music in the dead of winter. Tanukichan's Sundays is the album for you.

Jean Jean’s Froidepierre Is A Futuristic Journey Into Uncharted Territory

Jean Jean's Froidepierre is as organic as it is futuristic; as heavy as it is precise.