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by Matt Mazur

12 Jun 2009


Real-life married couple Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly take on the origin of Charles Darwin and family in what looks to be a boring, only mildly visually-entertaining biography. Academy voters will probably love it.

by PopMatters Staff

12 Jun 2009


Whatever Works
Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Larry David, Ed Begley Jr., Patricia Clarkson, Conleth Hill, Michael McKean, Evan Rachel Wood
Opening: 19 June 2009
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Sony has just released four clips from the upcoming Woody Allen film starring Larry David.

 

Plot summary: An eccentric New Yorker played by Larry David abandons his upper class life to lead a more bohemian existence. He meets a young girl from the south and her family and no two people seem to get along in the entanglements that follow. Run time: 92 minutes. Rated: PG-13 [Sony Pictures Classics]

by Sarah Zupko

11 Jun 2009


Rancid released a great new album last week, full of precisely the sort of smart, politically aware lyrics these recessionary times call for. The band also rocked the house this week on The Tonight Show.

by Joe Tacopino

11 Jun 2009


Pure Magic. Vanderslice + Magik*Magik Orchestra perform a song off his stellar new album.

by Matt Mazur

11 Jun 2009


Martin Scorsese directs Leo, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Michelle Williams, Jackie Earle Haley, and Max von Sydow. Really, I can’t think of few things that could be better…

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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