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Shoeshine (Sciuscià) (1946)

Focuses on the disintegration of a friendship between two Italian youths who fall victim to the state's juvenile detention system.

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Good Rockin’ Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records (2002)

Even though Sam Phillips recorded many black artists, there are hardly any, aside from Thomas, to be found in the film.

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23 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

Darkness Falls (2003)

Sets a new bar for lack of logic.

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City of God (Cidade de Deus) (2002)

A longtime director of commercials, Meirelles is a consummate showman. Therein lies the problem.

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

His redemption, Barris abruptly realizes, can come only in detailed recollection, specifically, in his decision to confess his many sins.

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22 Jan 2003 // 11:00 PM

Joni Mitchell: Travelogue

Joni Mitchell is unquestionably one of the finest popular songwriters of the last half-century, and takes her rightful place with Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and a handful of others as a highly incisive observer of her generation’s struggles and triumphs.

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22 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

Valentine by Lucius Shepard

Shepard doesn't embarrass himself with the steamy stuff here.

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22 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Skeptic: A Life of H.L. Mencken by Terry Teachout

Mencken the newspaper columnist was stirring the pot of American culture.

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The Life and Death of the Planet Earth: How the New Science of Astrobiology Charts the Ultimate Fate

Life is so unusual in this wilderness we call the universe that we might as well think of it as unique.

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Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain by Charles B. Cross

He desired nothing more than to be a rock star.

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22 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

Hex by Carol Rumens

Prayer is both necessary as a palliative, and impossible as a luxury, an indulgence implicitly no longer available to us.

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The Founding Fish by John McPhee

So, how did a worrisome lot of silver-white fish save a nation?"

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22 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

Country of Cold: Stories of Sex and Death by Kevin Patterson

Those in urban centers often presume their superiority, their greater stake in humanity and value.

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21 Jan 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Phish: Round Room

It’s almost pathetic how major labels have chosen a path towards self-destruction by relying on the alchemy of marketing majors over talent. While the

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21 Jan 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Jaheim: Still Ghetto

The New Jersey native known simply as Jaheim (b. Jaheim Hoagland) is a true throwback to old school R&B. He’s a living,

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21 Jan 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Kristian Hoffman: &

In the glory years of Broadway, the “great white way” was the only game in town. Big-time musicals once attracted the very best in songwriting

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21 Jan 2003 // 11:00 PM

Black Sabbath: Past Lives

Together, the two discs compliment each other well in an odd and circular way. Both are representative of what Sabbath was in the ‘70s; if they weren’t on, they were off and on the verge of destruction.

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ABBA: The Definitive Collection [DVD]

Yes, I am an unabashed ABBA fan for the simple reason that the time and effort put into the composition, arrangement, and recording of these

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Stevie Wonder: Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection

It’s a long-overdue retrospective of one of the most influential artists in pop music history.

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19 Jan 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Chip Taylor & Carrie Rodriguez: Let’s Leave This Town

Chip Taylor (born John Wesley Voight) will of course never be as famous as his Midnight Cowboy-starring older sibling Jon Voight. However, Taylor’s artistry

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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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