'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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16 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

It only makes sense that such earnest, vulnerable music comes from a person who can make you feel out of place.

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16 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Hercules

The labors are colorful on paper, somewhat less than thrilling in execution.

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16 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Polarium

Polarium is one of those games that's going to be overlooked by the masses because we've moved past the simple games of yore.

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16 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Deliver Me from Nowhere by Tennessee Jones

Tennessee Jones's piece tells a dramatically different tale than Springsteen's song, but most of these stories simply elaborate upon the originals, filling in back stories and supplying details where the Boss's minimalist approach gave none.

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou: Criterion Collection (2004)

'That's what the movie's sort of about,' observes Wes Anderson, 'self-invention, and making their own art, and all those things.'"

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16 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Hustle (2004)

Pete Rose so badly wants people to think he's a good guy that he presents Rose the legend, never Rose the man.

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15 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Pony Up!: self-titled

'We are girls.' 'We are in a band.' 'We wrote these songs.' 'Aren't they clever?' 'Aren't we rad?'"

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15 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	David Olney: Migration

Although David Olney's songs have been recorded by some great singers, he's a fine performer in his own right.

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15 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Melk: Sports

Straight outta Comp--er, Copenhagen? Danish hip-hoppers bring the heat.

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15 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

Robbie Fulks: Georgia Hard

Country music's prince of composition ends a prolonged silence with his first collection of new material since 2001. In related news, scores of aspiring songwriters give up.

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