Articles tagged macclesfield, england

26 Oct 2011 // 10:00 PM

Roots Manuva: 4everevolution

British rap elder statesman’s sixth proper album offers tight grooves, adequate rhymes, and inherent spottiness.

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Bombay Bicycle Club: A Different Kind of Fix

After 2010's acoustic-centered, Flaws, Bombay Bicycle Club return with another fantastic follow-up that threads the dance-pop of Passion Pit with the ambient intonations of Interpol.

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‘Four Lions’ With a Ridiculous Roar

Chris Morris transcends the obstacles of the delicate subject matter of suicide bombers and creates a sharp satire.

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Two opposing views of England: ‘The King’s Speech’ and ‘Kes’

There will always be an England, but which England? This week’s home video releases include two acclaimed films — “The King’s Speech,” which focuses

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Physical and Emotional Boundaries Crumble in ‘Trespass’

In Rose Tremain's new novel about two pairs of siblings battling over past injustices and a stone farmhouse in the south of France, misery loves company to a fault.

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2 May 2010 // 10:00 PM

Slow Club: Yeah So

Moving folk-pop? Jangly rock? Sheffield duo Slow Club try their damndest to juggle both (while dodging comparisons to certain candy-coloured Detroiters) on their debut LP.

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28 Oct 2008 // 5:20 AM

London of 2008 gets closer to ‘1984,’ troubling some Britons

LONDON - Each day, the average London resident is filmed 300 times as he or she walks their children to school, takes the train to the

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14 Feb 2008 // 5:09 AM

Young British Muslims putting their faith in Facebook

LONDON—Sabia Naz from Hounslow wanted to know if it was haram—forbidden—for pious Muslim women to show their feet in public. Ali Imdad,

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16 Aug 2007 // 2:57 AM

TRAVELOGUE: A decade after Diana

She’ll always be 36. Beautiful. Stylish. Wistful eyes, but sparkling smile. The center of a dysfunctional royal fairy tale with a surprise grisly ending. It

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30 Jul 2007 // 1:04 AM

LIVERPOOL, England—It was John Lennon’s street, but Paul McCartney’s song. “Penny Lane” was released as a single 40 years ago, and it heralded

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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