Articles tagged love, save the empty

12 Oct 2016 // 8:30 AM

An Ode to Total Immersion

Land of Love and Ruins is an Icelandic meditation on the present that blurs the line between memory and fiction

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16 Jun 2016 // 8:10 AM

Damon Albarn and Hot Chip: Machines, Love, and Music

It's not just journalists, politicians, and academics that are responding to the changing nature of work. Artists, too, are engaged in this enterprise.

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What’s ‘Love’ Got to Do With it? Why Do Audiences Reject Sex in the Movies?

Gaspar Noé’s Love was panned in many different parts of the world because its unsimulated sex scenes defy narrative norms and take moviegoers out of the story.

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All You Need Is ‘Love’: A Conversation With Film and Television Composer Lyle Workman

Lyle Workman discusses his self-surprising music career and how he now departs for unmapped terrain with the new Netflix series, Love.

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‘The Regional Office is Under Attack’ Suffers an Identity Crisis

There's something ugly at the heart of this story of superheroics, something that utterly conflicts with the book's sometimes better nature.

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Coming-of-Age Within the Exquisite Eccentricities of Europe

A precisely refined blend of unique and hypnotic people, places, and philosophical phrasings make Bret Easton Ellis and the Other Dogs wondrously impactful and artistic.

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14 Dec 2015 // 3:20 AM

Love: Reel to Real

Arthur Lee turns Love into a tight-knit funk and R&B outfit on this long-lost 1974 gem.

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Counterbalance: Year One

In this special one-year anniversary edition of Counterbalance, Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn discuss their first year combing through the pop music canon (as determined by Acclaimed Music's calculations of every best-of list available), share a few favorites, and justify a couple items on their expense account.

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Counterbalance No. 49: Love’s ‘Forever Changes’

Sometimes we deal in numbers, and if you want to count Love, count them Number 49 on Acclaimed Music's Great List. We're all normal and we want our freedom.

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Life, Murder and Companionship: Dexter’s Quest for Friendship

Looking back over Dexter’s journey, the need for a trustworthy companion has never been greater. As the character has become more human, the desire for companionship and a normal life has overtaken the necessitation to kill. It has become—in fact always was—the driving force in his life.

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The Human Collision: A Conversation with Matt Nathanson About Modern Love

Songwriter Matt Nathanson has just made his finest statement with his new album, Modern Love, a diverse collection of songs about relationships, sexuality, and intimacy in a rapidly changing world.

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The Submarines: Love Notes/Letter Bombs

The Submarines charm below the surface of their newest album, but get too monotonous as they emerge.

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‘Glee’ and ‘The Bachelor’: Less Talk About Love, Please, and More Action

Glee and The Bachelor need to show a little trust in the relationships they're filming, and lighten up on all the talk.

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‘Jass’ Gives You the Feel for Early American History

Take a tour of Storyville where Jazz began and murder prevails, bringing in the likes of David Fulmer's hero who is as good at solving crime as he's crippled by his love of an irresistible whore.

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10 Mar 2010 // 9:58 PM

All Together Now

Director Adrian Wills skillfully captures the massive scale of the Cirque du Soleil production from concept to reality, as well as the enormous challenges facing the individual contributors.

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One sure way to care is a sure investment in health. Health, like love, cannot be bought, but cultivated, and oils the wings of love. So here’s a tip on summer cultivation, a sure way of taking care of your partner from someone who is in the midst of the seven-year itch.

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The Best Re-Issues of 2008

Artist: Pole Album: 1 2 3 Label: ~Scape Image: US Release Date: 2008-08-05 UK Release Date: 2008-0

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31 Jul 2008 // 11:00 PM

Love Story

A considerable achievement, this is an overdue gift for the converted, and a valuable introduction for the uninitiated.

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Love: False Start / Out Here

Two new reissues portray Arthur Lee's complicated life after "Forever".

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Love: Forever Changes (Collector’s Edition)

Love's 1967 masterpiece is reissued yet again, this time with a bonus disc containing tracking sessions, outtakes, and an alternate mix of the entire album.

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