Articles tagged not without a fight

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler Takes to a Black Cab to Play “Madonna” (video)

Space is tight in the back of the Black Cab Sessions, but that doesn't stop Will Butler from delivering a spirited version of his tune "Madonna".

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Colin Hay - “Mr. Grogan” (video) (Premiere)

Watch an exclusive performance and video chat with Colin Hay about his tune "Mr. Grogan", from his recently released LP Next Year People.

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“Island of Lemurs: Madagascar” Is Cute but Spooky

This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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4 May 2015 // 1:29 PM

Remembering Orson Welles at 100

Forgive Orson Welles his excesses from steaks and milkshakes to impossible dreams and wish him a happy birthday wherever he is.

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4 May 2015 // 1:21 PM

Mickelson: Flickering

Mickelson makes use of traditional instrumentation all in service to his dramatic delivery.

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Mumford & Sons Returns with ‘Wilder Mind’ and a New Balance

Belief is big in the world of Mumford & Sons.

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4 May 2015 // 12:07 PM

Double Take: Marty (1955)

Paddy Chayefsky's adaptation of Marty may be a period piece, but it's a heck of a piece nonetheless.

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John Zorn: The Hermetic Organ, Vol. 3: St. Paul’s Hall, Huddersfield

In celebrating his 60th birthday, John returns to his first instrument.

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Watch the Trailer for Terrence Malick’s ‘Knight of Cups’ (video)

Legendary auteur Terrence Malick is following up his 2012 picture To the Wonder with an equally philosophical followup, the Los Angeles tone poem Knight of Cups.

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Sam Lewis: Waiting on You

Waiting on You is the kind of album that resonates well, one that will likely be a listening staple for some time to come.

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Josh Rouse: The Embers of Time

The 11th album from Josh Rouse continues in a relaxed and chilled-out manner, with some high quality material.

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4 May 2015 // 8:39 AM

At 73, David Crosby Isn’t Slowing Down

David Crosby always has been the colorful one in CSN — the eternal hippie with the droopy mustache who did jail time for drug possession, received a liver transplant and was a sperm donor for Melissa Etheridge’s wife.

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‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ Achieves a Kind of Heightened Truth

Sheila Nevins, president of HBO Documentary Films, called the production “the most unusual biopicture I’ve been involved in”.

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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for May 2015

Get the early word on new albums by My Morning Jacket, the Tallest Man on Earth, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

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Deconstructing the Star Beast: How the ‘Alien’ Saga Went Wrong

Alien was a planned B-Movie that transcended its genre and spawned the rare sequel that is neither imitation nor complete deviation. Then the saga went to hell.

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4 May 2015 // 5:00 AM

METZ: II

METZ are a caustic antidote for a cynical world, and II burns even better going down than their defining first album.

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‘Run Like Crazy Run Like Hell’ Is Outstanding—Just Don’t Call It a Graphic Novel

I can’t say with certainty who today’s greatest French practitioner of the ‘Ninth Art’ is, but I can say that Jacques Tardi is the greatest I have read.

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‘Wild at Heart’ Is David Lynch’s Exuberant Circus of Romance and Violence

Compared to David Lynch's bleak take on fate and human nature in, say, Eraserhead or Lost Highway, this is sunshine and sailboats -- albeit with plenty of vivid sex, violence, and twisted humor.

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‘Annie’ Is a Feature-Length Native Ad, Not a Remake

At the helm of producers Jay-Z and Will Smith, Annie becomes not a tale about finding one's home, but instead a paean to personal shopping sprees and technology.

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In ‘Far From the Madding Crowd’, Women Are Property

A woman fights to keep her freedom in Thomas Hardy’s love quadrangle, rendered visually by director Thomas Vinterberg in a poised, crisp, and actor-centric film.

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"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

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"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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