Articles tagged not becoming my mother

6 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Wrong Turn (2003)

You keep expecting the monster to pop up and git her, and by gum, it does.

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6 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

Tyrese brings appropriate rage, outstanding musculature, and welcome comedy to the proceedings.

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L’Auberge Espagnole (2002)

Celebrates rather than laments the loss of fixed identities.

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Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (2003)

Flansburgh and Linnell's chemistry gives the impression that almost anyone could capture them at their best.

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6 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Garmento (2003)

Is anyone really shocked to find out that Calvin Klein-level designers are fey, waffling, deluded egomaniacs that willingly surround themselves with babysitting sycophants?"

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6 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Blue Car (2003)

High schooler Meg (Agnes Bruckner) has good reasons to be angry.

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	Nobukazu Takemura: Assembler/Assembler 2

Noise keeps us honest. We have this annoying tendency to think that all music springs from the Great Pop Oversoul, full-grown and beautiful, rather than

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	Reckless Kelly: Under the Table & Above the Sun

Reckless Kelly have oodles of people to thank on their liner notes—from Steve Earle letting them use guitars to The Sopranos to Kim Richey

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5 Jun 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Tom Russell: Modern Art

Tom Russell has always, first and foremost, been a writer. I even hesitate to say songwriter. Critically acclaimed for years over about a dozen releases,

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	Jazzanova: Jazzanova Remixed

Jazzanova‘s music has always been, in some way, about reinvention and reinterpretation. They’re best known as remixers extraordinaire, but even their original stuff,

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	Broken Social Scene: You Forgot It in People

When Toronto indie rock collective Broken Social Scene released their second album, called You Forgot It in People, in October of 2002, the music press in

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Portastatic: The Summer of the Shark

The Summer of the Shark stubbornly refuses to be memorable, becoming less distinct and more elusive with each listen. This perpetual anonymity benefits some songs, allowing the subtle mood swings they chronicle to surprise with each listen.

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	Parliament: Mothership Connection

People talk all the time about the genius of Frank Zappa, how he created a musical universe that was all his own, how he was

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Global Graffiti -- Remembering the Rat Pack: When 'Cool' Was King -- We're amid a full-force revival of that 'make me a Martini and put on a Sinatra record' era of the Rat Pack years.

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Sonic Youth: Dirty [Deluxe Edition]

Most of all, Dirty is the angriest album Sonic Youth has ever recorded. Nearly half of it seethes with rage and vitriol.

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3 Jun 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Mötley Crüe: Theatre of Pain / Girls, Girls, Girls

It’s not often reviewer gets to evaluate records that the band themselves have deemed “embarrassing” and “total shit”, but the reissue of these two

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3 Jun 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Miracle Mile: Alaska

This British duo has been slowly amassing a following in their native homeland, but this album should be perhaps the group’s breakthrough album. The

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3 Jun 2003 // 10:00 PM

Arguably, bacteria and insects exert on Nature far more influence with farther reaching consequences than Man has ever done.

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3 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Okay, the show had been billed as doors at 7:00 p.m., show at 8:00. But I was still, well, shocked to see Michelle Shocked herself already

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3 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Photo credit: Matt Rogers Mercury Lounge’s Funk Rising In some parts of the world, funk has been known to be a cure-all. Combining the

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

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"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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