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Utopie in Berlin: An Interview with Ellen Allien

Ellen Allien, the longtime German electronica producer who has spent much of her career DJing to packed clubs in Berlin and around the world, talks to PopMatters about her latest album, crazy politicians and the status quo of dance music today.

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Perry Farrell Interviews X Japan’s Yoshiki

Metal/visual-kei superstars X Japan are performing in the United States for only the second time in their long history this weekend at Lollapalooza 2010. Festival

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You’re Back Already!? An Interview With the Dead Weather’s Alison Mosshart

"We could have waited until after the next the Kills, Queens or White Stripes record, but who knows when that would be?" says the supergroup's front-woman during an in-depth conversation with PopMatters about their latest album Sea of Cowards.

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By Volume 8, That Big Ol’ ‘Family Guy” Has Grown Pretty Lazy

Family Guy marches on, but more and more longtime fans are finding less reason to stay the course.

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Best in Show: Catching Up with Mike Patton

Renaissance man Mike Patton talks to PopMatters about his recent collection of vintage Italian-pop songs, Mondo Cane, and the revival of his most famous project, Faith No More.

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Kazuo Ishiguro’s “Never Let Me Go” Comes to the Silver Screen

Kazuo Ishiguro’s devastating novel Never Let Me Go is making its way to the big screen. The film adaptation stars the dead-on cast of

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Klaxons Return with “Flashover” (video)

Klaxons, the British band that stormed the charts at home and iPod playlists around the world a few years back with Myths of the Near

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This Soviet-era Polish Film About WWII Turns Gritty Combat Scenes Into a Tragic Epic

As Red Rowan conveys, the Eastern Front saw more WWII casualties than either the Western Front or the Pacific. It also involved millions of citizens from countries that found themselves caught between the Soviets and the Third Reich.

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19 May 2010 // 10:00 PM

This Charming Man: An Interview with Adam Green

Solo artist and former Moldy Peaches member Adam Green talks to PopMatters about his love for film, painting, and having beer with his breakfast.

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Stringer Bell Is a Singer/Rapper Now (video)

Idris Elba, the man known to most as The Wire’s Stringer Bell, wants to promote a new alter-ego. This time he’s “King Driis”,

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DJ and world-music enthusiast Gilles Peterson takes record-collecting to another level when he visits Havana, Cuba to check out a local record shop. He made

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Hard Work: An Interview With Shout Out Louds

While roaming the streets of Stockholm, Shout Out Louds’ Adam Olenius talks about their new album Work, the effort the band put into it and their passionate new producer, as well as their views on television performances and the Olympics.

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South Park: The Complete Thirteenth Season

After thirteen seasons on Comedy Central, South Park is still one of the highest rated shows on cable, but is it still one of the funniest?

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The Ultimate Dambusters Collection

A couple of unique perspectives highlight this otherwise ho-hum set of World War II documentaries.

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10 Feb 2010 // 9:59 PM

Robin Hood: Season 3

The primary issue with this season is that it features the same weird mix of bad humor and bad drama that has defined the show from the get-go.

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9 Feb 2010 // 9:58 PM

St. Trinian’s

The girls in this remake are pampered brats whose anti-authoritianism is of the pre-packaged kind you can buy off the rack at Hot Topic.

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27 Jan 2010 // 9:57 PM

The Skeptic

With its B-list actors, cheesy dialog and two-dimensional drama, this feels like one of the cheaply-produced TV movies broadcast and cable networks used to churn out on a weekly basis.

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26 Jan 2010 // 9:59 PM

Home Movie

This film, pastiche of well-worn horror-tropes though it may be, has a plot - and characters - that draw the viewer in and keep their eyes drilled to the screen until the final moments.

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Gold Mining with Daptone: Interview with Gabriel Roth

PopMatters' Sarah Moore speaks with Daptone Records co-founder Gabriel Roth about the recent Daptone Gold release.

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11 Jan 2010 // 10:00 PM

Departures

Life is heartily celebrated in this Japanese film about the commonality of death.

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See Ya Later, Terminator: How 'Genisys' Destroyed More Than the Future

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"From the casting to the concept, this latest attempt to revive the struggling film series is nothing but a CG stunt, a gimmick that gets old quickly.

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