Entertainment Weekly

Subscribe

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

Bella

Posted on

Teddy Thompson

Bella

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
91 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/26/07
performer:
Tammy Blanchard, Eduardo Verastegui
director:
Alejandro Monteverde
distributor:
Roadside Attractions
author:
Patrick Million, Leo Severino
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

Thompson embraces extravagance on his fifth studio album, with string arrangements embellishing the dark undercurrents in his melodies. He’s a craftsman who echoes the folk rock of his parents (Richard and Linda Thompson) and the melancholy pop of Crowded House. On Bella, he channels Roy Orbison heartbreak, Lou Christie falsetto, and Righteous Brothers drama with stirring results. B+

Download these:
Dry Looking for a Girl at last.fm
Pleading Tell Me What You Want at last.fm

Comments