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May 2008

‘Speed Racer’ Soars!

Candy colored dreams descend down physically impossible angles, shapes shifting across plains of apparent non-reality while simultaneously simulating real life. Cartoon icons come to life,


A Touch of ‘Seytan’

Film may be a kind of international language, but sometimes, the true meaning of a movie definitely gets lost in the translation. Let’s face


Neverwas (2005)

It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means? It’s time for another lamentable entry from Hollywood’s hack factory. This week, a warmed over bit of magic realism that’s actually neither.


WOW-chowski

Had they only made three movies - Bound, The Matrix, and the upcoming Speed Racer, the writing/ directing team of brothers Andy and Larry Wachowski


The Meaning of $100 Million

What does $100 million mean anymore? Not to the average person, who could bankroll said sum into a whole new life - or at least a


Teeth (2007)

It sounds both sinister, and kind of silly: vagina dentata - literal translation, female genitalia with teeth. Believe it or not, cultures all around the


I’m Not There: Two Disc Collector’s Edition

While driving across country a few years ago, filmmaker Todd Haynes decided to get reacquainted with an old friend. The man’s music had always


Friday Film Focus - 02 May, 2008

SUMMER’S HERE!!! and for the weekend beginning 2 May, here are the films in focus:Iron Man [rating: 9]Iron Man is fantastic, a sure fire


‘Snow Angels’ Stumbles Near the End

Is there really any surprise left in the story of a small town racked by tragedy? Would something like Blue Velvet, or David Gordon Green’


‘Iron’ is Da Man!

It may have been the moment when Tobey Maguire went emo, a visual gag that gave longtime Spider-man fans a similar physical reaction. Or maybe


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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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