Articles tagged not enough time to read

Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Dirty Pretty Things is a film about beaten down, exhausted, tenaciously hopeful workers.

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7 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

Le Divorce (2003)

Like previous Merchant-Ivory productions, Le Divorce concerns culture clashes, disruptive expatriates, and squabbles over stuff.

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7 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

Camp (2003)

A patchwork quilt for the unloved misfits it glorifies and indulges, Todd Graff's 'Camp' has a quarter of the polish of 'Chicago', but three times the humanity.

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6 Aug 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Latin Jazz

In spite of the disclaimer in the liner notes, The Rough Guide to Latin Jazz does a fair job of covering the genre. The collection

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6 Aug 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Tindersticks: Waiting for the Moon

Tindersticks really are a creature of wonderful contradictions. Epic and intimate, uplifting and bleak, gentle and ballsy, experimental and traditional. Good and bad? No, no,

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6 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

There are no stock cars here.A surgically precise pit crew will not change four tires in 28 seconds.Remembrances of Dale Earnhardt shall be postponed.

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Wigfield: The Can-Do Town That Just May Not by Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, Stephen Colbert

But one of the most intriguing things about Amy Sedaris is her absolute lack of vanity. A gym-toned, beauty pageant blonde, she routinely adds pimples, hairs and warts to her pretty parts, wears fatty suits around town, and gleefully contorts herself in all sorts of grody ways. She's an enigma wrapped in a satire, wrapped in mock-irony, wrapped in a spoof.

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Under the Banner of Heaven: The Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer

The portrait of religion gone awry is a grim and harrowing one, where misogyny, racism, rape, incest, abuse and even murder can be justified, if ordered and sanctified by a personal God.

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The Miraculous Fever Tree, Malaria and the Quest for a Cure That Changed the World by Fiammetta Rocc

Rocco writes with a mature beauty and elegance that could be the polestar of any young writer of serious non-fiction.

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6 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

Little Doors by Paul Di Filippo

Economics seem to have given genre writers the idea that if something is worth doing as a short story, you might as well stretch it out, pad it up and stitch it together as a novel. Glance around the bookstore and it seems like mere scraps of imagination that might fuel a short story are routinely transformed into an entire series.

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Krakota: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883 by Simon Winchester

It seems oddly appropriate that Winchester ends his book with a personal journey, for this is a work of deep personal significance to him. It is also a book of tremendous importance to our understanding of the place of humans in the natural landscape.

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The British Working Class in Postwar Film by Philip Gillett

For in his sociological study of postwar Britain and the ways in which film portrayed the working class, the relationship between cinema as a means of popular entertainment and as a text is played out within the establishment of an historical context.

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	Various Artists: Music of the South Pacific: Recordings by David Fanshawe

Between 1978 and 1992, David Fanshawe traveled the Pacific, recording, photographing and writing about the cultures and people he met. ARC Music has released a 79-minute long

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	Various Artists: Dreamland: World Lullabies and Soothing Songs

This year, Putumayo World Music celebrates ten years bringing cultures together through music. The label, established in 1993 by Putumayo Clothing founder Dan Storper, has released

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5 Aug 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Switchfoot: The Beautiful Letdown

Here’s a summer album that’s not really like most others. While others sing of girls and love and heartbreak, Switchfoot uses its infectious

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Super Furry Animals: Phantom Power

Phantom Power sounds more understated and warmer than its predecessor, but still retains both the ambitious and ridiculously catchy elements that we’ve come to love from this band.

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	The Notwist: 12 / Shrink

With their first two albums, Germany’s The Notwist showed they were capable of some good, albeit ordinary, hard rock, skillfully meshing metal music with

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4 Aug 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Patti Smith: Horses

There’s a reason some things are clichés. My choice of Patti Smith’s Horses as an irreplaceable desert island keepsake must appear such

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	The Notwist: The Notwist / Nook

Chances are, if you’re reading this review, you already either own, or at least have heard The Notwist‘s most recent album Neon Golden.

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	The Grip Weeds: The Sound Is in You

The cover art for the Grip Weeds’ recently remixed, remastered and re-released The Sound Is in You turns out to be an inadvertent warning of

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

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"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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