Andrea Ambrogi

A contributor to The Medium.

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Reimagining the western

Thank you, Quentin Tarantino, for giving us a movie with an outstanding cast, a solid plot, gorgeous cinematography, and a great soundtrack to boot....

Does Cloud Atlas compute?

In this day and age, it’s hard for the majority of moviegoers to sit through a 120-minute film, so the fact that 99% of...

JFL ends on a high

We’ve reached a point in show business where the name “Louis C.K.” is synonymous with comedy, and for good reason. Louis C.K. is easily...

The Killers’ triumphant return

Last Saturday evening Most Thieves, a new ensemble from Las Vegas, opened for the Killers at the Sound Academy.Opening up for such a hard-hitting...

Interview: Most Thieves

Most Thieves took to the stage at the Sound Academy on Saturday night to open for fellow Las Vegas natives and friends, the Killers....

Breakfast—Chiddy Bang

If Kanye West and The Weeknd had a baby, we’re pretty sure it would be Chiddy Bang.

Awards with Andrea: Golden Globes Edition

Here are The Medium’s predictions for who will win, who should win, and who got snubbed in the process.

J. Edgar: the man, the mystery, the movie

I had read several negative reviews that put a serious damper on my hopes for J. Edgar, but after sitting in my theatre seat for 137 minutes completely captivated, I couldn’t help but wonder if the critics watched the same movie I did.

Ceremonials—Florence + The Machine

There was a lot of hype surrounding her second album for quite some time, and hype, as we know, can be a very dangerous thing.

Mylo Xyloto—Coldplay

One of the few consistently good bands left in pop music, Coldplay has a bit of a cross to bear in terms of keeping up with their reputation of, well, being consistently good.

Louis CK kills it at the Sony Centre

Louis CK is still, and will probably continue to be, the funniest man out there right now.

HBO primetime signs off

Last Sunday night two of the three heavy-hitting HBO original series came to their dreaded season finales, while Entourage was benched for good after eight seasons.

The idiots are back for round two

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are at it again with  everyone’s favourite spherical-headed human-being, Karl Pilkington. After sending him to see the Seven Wonders...

Adele’s 21

In 2008, there was the smash hit record 19. In 2011, we’re welcoming 21. In 2013, it’s almost certain that we’ll get 24…or not....

Two strikes—you’re out

Ricky Gervais is a comedic assassin who seldom misses his mark. After last year’s wonderful performance as host of the 67th Annual Golden Globe...

Mark Twain gets censored

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn may be one of Mark Twain’s most misunderstood novels, but it serves its purpose as an excellent commentary on...

2010: cinema at its finest

Well, 2010 was a great year in film, as the Tinseltown folk have produced some real gems. While the industry cast its bright light...

Kanye West’s Fantasy

Sometimes it’s really hard to like Kanye West, but his musical abilities should be respected whether you like him or not. Aside from being...

Can’t stop this Machine

Last Wednesday night, UK darling Florence + the Machine graced the Sound Academy with her presence and infinite talent. Despite the miserably cold drizzle...

Album in review – Record Collection by Mark Ronson and The...

Mark Ronson is cool. Not the convoluted, watered-down definition of “cool” that the kids are throwing around these days. Mark Ronson is cool, in...

Maroon 5: Hands All Over… the “skip” button

Three years after their critically acclaimed album It Won’t Be Soon Before Long, Maroon 5 is back with another pop-infused effort, Hands All Over....

Business Casual

If your parents have a box labelled “FORBIDDEN: 80s” hidden deep in the darkness of your attic, go run and get it and put...

Reimagining the western

Thank you, Quentin Tarantino, for giving us a movie with an outstanding cast, a solid plot, gorgeous cinematography, and a great soundtrack to boot....

Does Cloud Atlas compute?

In this day and age, it’s hard for the majority of moviegoers to sit through a 120-minute film, so the fact that 99% of...

JFL ends on a high

We’ve reached a point in show business where the name “Louis C.K.” is synonymous with comedy, and for good reason. Louis C.K. is easily...

The Killers’ triumphant return

Last Saturday evening Most Thieves, a new ensemble from Las Vegas, opened for the Killers at the Sound Academy.Opening up for such a hard-hitting...

Interview: Most Thieves

Most Thieves took to the stage at the Sound Academy on Saturday night to open for fellow Las Vegas natives and friends, the Killers....

Breakfast—Chiddy Bang

If Kanye West and The Weeknd had a baby, we’re pretty sure it would be Chiddy Bang.

Awards with Andrea: Golden Globes Edition

Here are The Medium’s predictions for who will win, who should win, and who got snubbed in the process.

J. Edgar: the man, the mystery, the movie

I had read several negative reviews that put a serious damper on my hopes for J. Edgar, but after sitting in my theatre seat for 137 minutes completely captivated, I couldn’t help but wonder if the critics watched the same movie I did.

Ceremonials—Florence + The Machine

There was a lot of hype surrounding her second album for quite some time, and hype, as we know, can be a very dangerous thing.

Mylo Xyloto—Coldplay

One of the few consistently good bands left in pop music, Coldplay has a bit of a cross to bear in terms of keeping up with their reputation of, well, being consistently good.

Louis CK kills it at the Sony Centre

Louis CK is still, and will probably continue to be, the funniest man out there right now.

HBO primetime signs off

Last Sunday night two of the three heavy-hitting HBO original series came to their dreaded season finales, while Entourage was benched for good after eight seasons.

The idiots are back for round two

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are at it again with  everyone’s favourite spherical-headed human-being, Karl Pilkington. After sending him to see the Seven Wonders...

Adele’s 21

In 2008, there was the smash hit record 19. In 2011, we’re welcoming 21. In 2013, it’s almost certain that we’ll get 24…or not....

Two strikes—you’re out

Ricky Gervais is a comedic assassin who seldom misses his mark. After last year’s wonderful performance as host of the 67th Annual Golden Globe...

Mark Twain gets censored

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn may be one of Mark Twain’s most misunderstood novels, but it serves its purpose as an excellent commentary on...

2010: cinema at its finest

Well, 2010 was a great year in film, as the Tinseltown folk have produced some real gems. While the industry cast its bright light...

Kanye West’s Fantasy

Sometimes it’s really hard to like Kanye West, but his musical abilities should be respected whether you like him or not. Aside from being...

Can’t stop this Machine

Last Wednesday night, UK darling Florence + the Machine graced the Sound Academy with her presence and infinite talent. Despite the miserably cold drizzle...

Album in review – Record Collection by Mark Ronson and The...

Mark Ronson is cool. Not the convoluted, watered-down definition of “cool” that the kids are throwing around these days. Mark Ronson is cool, in...

Maroon 5: Hands All Over… the “skip” button

Three years after their critically acclaimed album It Won’t Be Soon Before Long, Maroon 5 is back with another pop-infused effort, Hands All Over....

Business Casual

If your parents have a box labelled “FORBIDDEN: 80s” hidden deep in the darkness of your attic, go run and get it and put...
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