Articles tagged not enough time to read

21 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Tsui Hark’s Vampire Hunters (2003)

The Vampire King looks like someone tossed a banana cream pie in his face and left it there.

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21 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Spun (2002)

Screenwriter William De Los Santos calls Spun a 'love story'.

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21 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Mouse That Roared (1959)

The Mouse That Roared is that rare nuclear holocaust flick you can watch with the kids.

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21 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

In Hiroshima Mon Amour, Resnais and his screenwriter, French novelist Marguerite Duras, show their debts to the Modernists.

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The Collected Shorts of Jan Svankmajer, Volumes One and Two - PopMatters Film Review
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Jan Svankmajer's films, surreal transformations of everyday objects into living creatures, are intensely visceral.

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21 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Carpetbaggers (1964)

More troubling than the melodramatic disintegration of Jonas' personal life is The Carpetbaggers' depiction of Hollywood's exploitation of female sexuality.

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	Various Artists: Stoned Asia Music Presents World Peace

When I first popped this disc into my car stereo, I thought, “Oh, god”. DJ Pathaan’s latest in his ongoing series of mix CDs

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Thank God, then, for events like Merlefest: a celebration of music so totally devoid of corporate meddling that you'd think for sure this was some other place in a time long since past (never mind that Burger King and Pepsi are among the sponsors -- hey, a festival attracting upwards of 70,000 people each year requires some funding). Pure, unadulterated music is hard to come by these days; more so for those who depend upon mainstream radio for their supply of tunes.

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	Various Artists: Punk-O-Rama 8

For those music aficionados who had lamented the gradual demise of punk rock, take heart, guardians of the flame remain among us and their name

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	Josh Wink: Profound Sounds v2

Long before labels recognized the potential for making a buck via DJ Mix CDs (No studio time to shell out for, and song licensing fees

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	Lionel Richie: Can’t Slow Down (Deluxe Edition)

I’m ashamed at just how much I’m enjoying the Deluxe Edition of Lionel Richie‘s Can’t Slow Down. While the music on

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	Willie Nelson: Willie Nelson and Friends: Live and Kickin’

Even though I wasn’t aware of it at the time, I think I fell in love with music sometime when I was kid living

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Longwave: The Strangest Things

They look like the Strokes. They’re friends with the Strokes. They’re on the same label as the Strokes. They’re from New York like the Strokes. If it looks like the Strokes and walks like the Strokes, does it sound as good as the Strokes?

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	Al Green: Green Is Blues / Gets Next to You / Let’s Stay Together

It was 1968 and Albert Greene Jr. was stuck in Midland, Texas. His vocal trio, the Soul Mates, had had a fairly big hit with “Back

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17 Jul 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Black Eyed Peas: Elephunk

A lot of hip-hop stars, as much as I love them, aren’t really cheapened by their involvement with commercial interests. Some of my favorite

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17 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

How to Deal (2003)

What's not to love about Mandy Moore?"

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17 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Garage Days (2002)

Director Alex Proyas comes out of his moody cave with this flick about a band's efforts to find fame.

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17 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Bad Boys II (2003)

For this invasion, they need extra firepower and get it, including useful high tech surveillance courtesy of the CIA: this is Bad Boys II's most outrageous fantasy, that this agency has its act together.

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AfterMath: Unanswered Questions From 9/11 (2002)

For those unfamiliar with the subject, AfterMath provides a hypnotic introduction, complete with split-screen graphics, dance beats, and voice-over narration by hip-hop artist Paris.

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16 Jul 2003 // 11:00 PM

Prefuse 73: One Word Extinguisher

Rarely has this sort of oceanism held sway through an entire hip-hop album, but on One Word Extinguisher this semidetached perspective really gets the space it needs to stretch its legs, and to envelope the listener in its surreal urbanism.

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