'Amy': She Was All About the Music

'Amy': She Was All About the Music

By Cynthia Fuchs

As sad as Winehouse's story may be, Amy is gorgeous and provocative, too. 2 Jul 2015 // 9:00 AM

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High Tension (Haute Tension) (2003)

Marie never comes to understand her part in the violence of looking, the violation it represents.

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The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D (2005)

Robert Rodriguez is at his enfant terrible game again, for the second time this year.

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	Various Artists: Africanism III

Third in the popular series combining traditional African styles and European house suffers from a universal problem: It can't transcend the dancefloor often enough.

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	Marta Topferova: La Marea

Can a young woman who grew up in Czechoslovakia and Seattle really get to the heart of South American music? Why, yes she can.

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	The Robot Ate Me: On Vacation

Part World War II nightmare, part experimental pop escapism, On Vacation is lo-fi Indie rock at its quirkiest and most beautiful. Listen it in any mood.

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	Negativland: No Business

Negativland fights the good fight against corporate America and the recording industry -- what they don't seem to realize is that winning that fight requires a hard and fast solution.

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DJ Shadow: Endtroducing… [Deluxe Edition]

In terms of its influence, its stature and its quality, Endtroducing... could lay a serious claim to being the most important album of 1990s.

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	Solomon Burke: Live at the House of the Blues / Soul of the Blues

There are moments on these albums befitting a man with the title 'the King of Rock 'N' Soul', but there are plenty more that would be better suited to a Blues Brother.

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	Audioslave: Out of Exile

Audioslave are back and still making music that doesn't live up to expectations. Still, they are not without hope.

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9 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

For a band that knows exactly how to get itself onto lovers' mixtapes, Pinback sure needs some help choosing its opening acts.

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