Top Pop Culture Picks for the Week

TOP PICK

Sleepwalk with Me

(IFC Films)

This adaptation of Mike Birbiglia’s book and one-man show makes a seamless transition to the silver screen. Birbiglia stars as Matt, a guy who, like Birbiglia, struggles with coping with his sleep disorder as he simultaneously hits the road in the attempt to jumpstart his stand-up career. DVD extras take you behind the scenes.

Django Unchained Motion Picture Soundtrack

(Universal Republic)

Like any soundtrack to a Quentin Tarantino movie, the soundtrack to Django Unchained is a terrific collection of old school soul and retro rock tunes. The centerpiece is “Unchained,” a terrific mash-up of James and Tupac.

About The Author

Jeff Niesel

Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected]
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