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Jason Segel Becomes David Foster Wallace in ‘The End of the Tour’ (video)

The cinematic adaptation of David Lipsky's Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself features Jason Segel as literary giant David Foster Wallace.

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‘Aquarius’ Takes Notice of Police Racism in 1967 and Today

For all its wearying focus on Charles Manson, the show has other, better ideas, including an acknowledgement, via an earnestly outraged NOI member, that black lives might matter.

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‘Wanted’ Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

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

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Jeremy Pinnell - “Big Bright World” (audio) (Premiere)

With "Big Bright World", country songwriter Jeremy Pinnell sings about the time that he came back from the dead.

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Tyler Lyle - ‘The Native Genius of Desert Plants’ (album stream) (Premiere)

With a Ben Howard-esque knack for balancing folk and singer/songwriter introspection with catchy pop melodies, Tyler Lyle has a winner with his new LP The Native Genius of Desert Plants.

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Blood and Thunder: Entering the Echo Chamber

In an age when writers regularly churn out "content" at dizzying speeds, truly great music makes a writer slow down and take time to reflect.

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Cannes 2015: A Flight Over Our Planet - Reflections on the Festival

The best films of Cannes 2015? Those with a visceral combination of sound and image that document bodies moving through space and that forge a primal kinetic connection with the viewer.

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A Year in the Life of ‘Mario Kart 8’

With a year having passed since the start of Mario Kart 8, it's time to look back on 12 months of roaring engines, hairpin turns, blue shells, and a whole lot of swearing.

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‘It! The Terror From Beyond Space’ Is Just a Guy in a Rubber Suit

This classic if dated antecedent of Alien looks good on Blu-ray, but considering its influence it deserves much more than this bare-bones release.

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Thomas Brinkmann: What You Hear (Is What You Hear)

Thomas Brinkmann buries the parameters so deep you can barely feel them.

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Let the Face Speak for Itself: Hard Features in ‘The White Buffalo’

The mortal authenticity of Charles Bronson’s face needed no surgical denials or plastic justifications, unlike the onscreen stars of today's image-obsessed culture.

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Eilen Jewell: Sundown Over Ghost Town

Eilen Jewell continues refining her poetic lyricism and songcraft on her fifth studio LP.

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28 May 2015 // 2:15 AM

GNOD: Infinity Machines

Commanded by drones and synths, GNOD's Infinity Machines captures the terrifying experience of human mortality.

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28 May 2015 // 2:10 AM

The Wombats: Glitterbug

The Wombats have moved on from their exuberant indie past. Sadly their new identity as purveyors of retro dance/pop doesn't cut it on account of the lacklustre tunes.

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‘Exile on Kalamazoo Street’ Echoes in Literature Form the Genius of Theatre

Exile on Kalamazoo Street is one of those stories that you come across every once in a while that fills you with a genuine sense of warmth.

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Jimmy LaFave: The Night Tribe

It’s to Jimmy LaFave's credit that all his past accomplishments might just as easily be shuffled aside simply to accommodate a dedicated listen to The Night Tribe.

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Webs of Deception and Allusion Thread Together to Make ‘Pretty Little Liars’

With its constant nods to the work of David Lynch and Alfred Hitchcock, Pretty Little Liars conjures up a world of allusions, where the source of truth is always uncertain.

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28 May 2015 // 2:00 AM

John Zorn: Simulacrum

Simulacrum is for those who were afraid John Zorn might be getting soft.

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You Don’t Need ‘The Man With X-Ray Eyes’ to See That Roger Corman’s Film Is Dated

The Roger Corman B-movie classic is still something to see.

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Games in Development Boast a Backdrop of Cultural Exploration

Designers of each cite historical, scholarly works when discussing the games, indicative of an independent gaming universe that’s increasingly taking a wide-angle lens to game development.

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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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