Articles tagged not enough time to read

Mac McCaughan: Non-Believers

Ultimately, Non-Believers is the kind of album that needs no backstory to endear it or Mac McCaughan to the masses.

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Calling Mr. Aldrich: The ‘50s-era Fisticuffs of ‘World for Ransom’ and ‘Ten Seconds to Hell’

Robert Aldrich favors the classical presentation of angry cynical characters given to violence and grotesquery, which means he's often "tasteless" and discomfitting.

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With ‘Gates of Heaven/Vernon, Florida’, Errol Morris Flexed His Filmmaking Muscles

Gates of Heaven and Vernon, Florida both offer hints of the Errol Morris films to come, but are not essential on their own.

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‘This Idea Must Die’ Puts Speculative Self-correction Back in the Driver’s Seat

This collection from 175 scientific luminaries is something between a Faustian romp and a dilettante’s bedside companion.

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30 Musical, Literary and Cultural Reasons to Celebrate 30 More Years of Phish - Part Three

Far from just a quirky jam band, Phish pays tribute to the great legacy of mythology in culture.

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Blood and Thunder: Clutch Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em!

Mastodon may be American metal giants, but based on their Saskatchewan gig with Clutch, they could learn a thing or two from their cult favorite Maryland comrades.

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Django Django: Born Under Saturn

Django Django embrace more traditional influences for their sophomore album, reshaping their music into a more conventional rock sound.

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6 May 2015 // 3:00 PM

Eskmo: SOL

As Eskmo, Brendan Angelides keeps his tension on a short leash.

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HBO Picks Up Vimeo’s Pot Comedy ‘High Maintenance’

What began as a surprise hit for Vimeo is now becoming a potential winner for HBO: the premium cable network has picked up High Maintenance for six new episodes.

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Kamasi Washington Expands Jazz’s Boundaries on New Album ‘The Epic’

LOS ANGELES — When jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington was contributing string arrangements to rapper Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly,” few could have predicted that

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Harper Lee’s Long-Awaited Second Novel, ‘Go Set a Watchman’, Is Out in July

A sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird is coming out this summer – and on a wave of controversy, at that.

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Watch the New Trailer for Woody Allen’s Latest, ‘Irrational Man’

The latest picture by Woody Allen unsurprisingly depicts a neurotic, upper-middle class man that seeks help from the women in his life.

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Will We Someday Watch Blockbuster Movies the Way We Watch Blockbuster Fights?

Much of the US was consuming not one but two phenomena simultaneously, a parallel display of mega-entertainment.

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Mondo Drag - ‘Mondo Drag’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Featuring members of Blues Pills, the Oakland psych rock outfit Mondo Drag channels the Rolling Stones' bluesy swagger with their self-titled LP.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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Blur Bring ‘Lonesome Street’ and ‘New World Towers’ to Brooklyn (video)

Blur performed to a packed and enthusiastic crowd last week at Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg; these performances of two Magic Whip tracks document the fun.

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Uncle Lucius - “Don’t Own the Right” (audio) (Premiere)

Honky-tonk piano and reflective lyrics highlight the stellar new track by Austin's own Uncle Lucius.

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Moa Bones - “Take It All Away” (audio) (Premiere)

"Take It All Away" may evoke tumbleweeds pitter-pattering across American desert landscapes, but it's the creation of the Greek folk musician Moa Bones.

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The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2015

The popcorn movie season starts in earnest with efforts from the Avengers, Mad Max, the ladies of Pitch Perfect 2, and Brad Bird's Tomorrowland, among many others.

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The Superhero Film Bubble Continues to Grow With ‘The Avengers - Age of Ultron’

As deft in its dialogue as it is predictable with its action sequences, Age of Ultron is a frustrating experience, forever hinting at depths that it can’t be bothered to explore.

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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

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"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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