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Daniel Craig’s James Bond Doesn’t Break a Sweat in ‘Spectre’

The 24th (official) James Bond film delivers with sleek, sexy cool and better realism, to the degree that Bond can really be "real".

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9 Feb 2016 // 3:00 AM

Kent Finlay, Dreamer

Cheatham Street Warehouse founder Finlay was one of the world’s best-known and best-loved promoters, mentors, and gurus of Texas music.

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‘Take Me to the River’, Please

This promising documentary about the past and future of Memphis and the Mississippi Delta music scene is overcrowded with too many captains who steer the boat aground.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 4 - “The World in the Walls”

A well-crafted episode that ties together the loose threads that have made up this season so far.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 12 - “Don’t You Forget About Me”

In another stand-alone episode, there's a lot of teen drama and some surprises, but not much potential.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 3 - “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting”

Stella Maeve's performance is the bright spot in an episode that suffers from the same issues as the pilot.

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August Wilson’s ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Gets a Vibrant National Theatre Revival

Charismatic performances from O-T Fagbenle and Sharon D Clarke ignite Dominic Cooke’s major revival of August Wilson’s play at the National Theatre.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 11 - “Into the Mystic”

The show continues its comeback with one of the best episodes of the season.

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Beware Strangers Bearing Literary Quotes

In Mojave, an effective thriller struggles under the weight of its intellectual pretensions.

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‘The Record Store of the Mind’ Is a Memoir Worth Spinning

Josh Rosenthal's book is filled with robust details, larger than life personalities, a fine balance of tongue-in-cheek humor and impassioned perceptions.

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29 Jan 2016 // 2:45 AM

Our Insatiable Techno Zombie Love

The popularity of zombies indicates that powerful techno-social forces have ramped up our fear of joining -- or just being surrounded by -- George A. Romero’s mindless zombie herd.

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PJ Harvey and the Inherent Ambiguities of Music Video as a Genre

One of Abigail Gardner's PJ Harvey and Music Video Performance main strengths is its impressive command of the scholarly literature.

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Is Eli Roth’s Quest for the Real in ‘The Green Inferno’ Successful?

Cannibal movies such as this question whether the protagonists are any better than those who are eating them.

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Bob Dylan Deserves Another Look Back

D.A. Pennebaker's Dylan documentary, Dont Look Back, still feels amazingly fresh and experimental.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 2 - “The Source of Magic”

With all the introductory stuff out of the way, The Magicians' second episode is a vast improvement on the pilot.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 10 - “The Devil in the Details”

The show returns from winter vacation with an episode that was well worth the wait.

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A Comic Book Look at Guns N’ Roses Wild Ride Through the Perils of Rock ‘n’ Roll Decadence

With Axl, Slash and Duff at least now set to reunite for the 2016 Coachella Festival and a rumored summer tour, Reckless Life comes at a great time to revisit the band’s colorful history.

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The Modernization of Japan, a Corrupt Military, and Lady Snowblood

More than just bloody revenge movies, a number of thematic strands and political critiques run beneath the pulp surface of these two Lady Snowblood films.

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‘Intruders’ Plays With Genre, But Not Enough to Stand Out

Director Adam Schindler’s first film shows promise, but its' lack of distinguishing features hold it back.

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Double Take: 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' (1969)

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"The two Steves at Double Take are often mistaken for Paul Newman and Robert Redford; so it's appropriate that they shoot it out over Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

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