Four words I never thought I'd see in the same film: Sean Penn and dinosaurs.
The struggle for socialism is international and constantly evolving. Socialist music is the same. "Bravely Comrades, In Step" is a good example.
We know what corruption and film noir look like, though, and "Carancho" is a fine example.
Conservative media pundits and Republican extremists deliberately used Common's invitation by the White House to condemn the Obama administration.
Musically, "Brothers of Bella" is masterful, with rambunctious piano playing backed by accordion, bass, guitar, and drums. Yet the band doesn't stretch beyond the realm of classic music styles.
Rather than coming off as corny and preposterous, Thor contains scenes that are grandiose and moving.
In "Cave of Forgotten Dreams," Herzog adds a sometimes absurd, but always human, touch.
Tom Morello's solo act saw his return to political activism through music after a year of playing with apolitical rock band Audioslave.
With its pro-union and military themes and its emphasis on solidarity, the song reflected the experience of the embattled working class.
This is the first installment of what is intended to be a series on the rich left-wing musical tradition.