"Obscurantism's just another word for nothin' left to mock," as Minnie Riperton used to sing. The Pioneer's "Stop, Look & Listen!" film festival aims to disprove that old saw by zeroing in on the "obsessed," those "deranged musicians and delirious music lovers," who, fest organizers might have added, "you know, love, and quite possibly, are." Thankfully, there are some talented people doing really excellent work in the field of post-ironic empathy. So offerings of the "Wesley Willis: He crazy" variety take a backseat to generous examinations of fan-fanatics, impassioned outsiders, and other permutations of... More >>>