'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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30 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Common: Be

Electric Circus pushed the boundaries of hip-hop -- a psychedelic trip to hip-hop's great beyond -- Be just finds a world-wide Common back home standing on the corner. But you can't go home again and no matter how much he wishes, the Common of Can I Borrow a Dollar? is not the same Common of Be -- and thank God for that.

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28 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Saving Face (2005)

The center of Alice Wu's debut film, Saving Face, Wil is both driven and dutiful.

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28 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Madagascar (2005)

What could be better -- you have four legs, all kinds of energy, and all the room in the world?"

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28 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Longest Yard (2005)

Sandler is resolutely unriled, whether abused by guards, the warden, or his own teammates, which makes him a decidedly peculiar action comedy hero.

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28 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Layer Cake (2004)

The hero of Layer Cake has no name. This matters less than you might think.

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28 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Eros (2004)

Wong Kar-Wai's section follows Miss Hua (Gong Li in some of the most gorgeous dresses ever photographed), a sultry but also wistful Hong Kong call girl.

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27 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

The last time I saw this band perform live there was the distinct feeling in the air the band was performing for itself...

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'If you really loved me, you'd let me eat your brains.' So says the back of a T-shirt worn by kid at the show. Awesome...

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Ape Escape: On the Loose

Depending on how you look at it, the game rerelease trend that we've been seeing these past few years may or may not be a good thing.

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Self-Help Books: Why Americans Keep Reading Them by Sandra K. Dolby

Dolby wants to appeal to an academic readership as well as a popular one, and the results are uneven.

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