Articles tagged not becoming my mother

28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Lawless Heart (2001)

Like the emotions it examines, 'Lawless Heart' is full of conflict and confusion.

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28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Kedma (2002)

The many storytelling scenes show the limitations of words to reflect the refugees' horror and sorrow.

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28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Heavy Metal 2000 (2000)

For all the violence, Heavy Metal 2000's sexual iconography remains its major attraction, and that is mostly because it is everywhere.

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28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Gods and Generals (2002)

Avoids examining the underlying cause of the Civil War -- the South's terror of abolition -- and instead remembers the Confederacy as a noble army defending its 'homeland'.

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28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)

Deemed 'The Next Tom Cruise' by 'GQ' magazine, the prolific, asthmatic, and charismatic Dark Man X continues to power his way into the movies.

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28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Band of Outsiders (Bande à part) (1964)

It is about kids played by adults, a comedy, a tragedy, a buddy movie, a heist picture, a romance, an exercise in style, and a paean to B-movies and American gangster films.

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28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Blind Spot: Hitler’s Secretary (2002)

'Amen', like 'Blind Spot', considers atrocity by examining the real burden of abiding with it long after the fact.

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28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

American Psycho 2: All American Girl (2002)

When the greatest compliment that can be paid a film is 'Shatner was good,' you know you're looking at a new depth of badness in contemporary cinema.

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27 Feb 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Various Artists: The Essential George Gershwin

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the name George Gershwin? “Rhapsody in Blue”? An American in Paris? Perhaps Porgy And

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	Jesse Malin: The Fine Art of Self Destruction

Weird little surprises like this album are the things you live for as a music fan. It’s one thing to have high expectations for

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	Kathleen Edwards: Failer

First off, is Kathleen Edwards worth the hype? After all, this is her debut album and she’s already garnering serious comparisons to Lucinda Williams.

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26 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Criticizing David Gray is easy. It’s simple to make the argument that his songs are ubiquitous. Or that he doesn’t look like a

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26 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

As commander of an ever-militarizing state with energy-grabbing schemes, George W. Bush seems like our own real-life version of Megatron.

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Fela's emergence fits the profile of what has come to be known as the Gramscian or organic intellectual.

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26 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Photograph by Penelope Lively

This desire to know and to accept that knowing is the only possible way forward is the theme tackled by Penelope Lively in her latest novel.

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26 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

On This Day by Nathaniel Bellows

A beautifully written but ultimately unsatisfying novel about the trappings of life and the artifice of friendship.

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The Long Silence of Mario Salviati by Etienne van Heerden

Carefully and meticulously, van Heerden chronicles the notion of apartheid and its effect the inhabitants of Yearsonend.

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The Honey Gatherers: A Book of Love Poems by Maura Dooley

The best love poetry (and there's a lot of it in this book) achieves this mingling of the solid and the intellectual.

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	The Legendary Pink Dots: All the King’s Men

The Legendary Pink Dots’ first album, Brighter Now, released in 1980, remains a remarkable piece of work. It’s a smart record filled with quietly disturbing

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25 Feb 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Johnny Cash: Johnny Cash at Madison Garden

When Johnny Cash brought his hillbilly troupe to Madison Square Garden on 5 December 1969, it was less than six months after Woodstock. The Vietnam War was

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"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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