'The Saint' Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

'The Saint' Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

By Sarah Boslaugh

Effortlessly charming and infinitely resourceful, Roger Moore's Simon Templar sets the world to rights in hourly installments in The Saint. 22 May 2015 // 1:10 AM

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//Recent Reviews

19 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Frankland: A Novel by James Whorton Jr.

One could say that John Tolley possesses a prevalent characteristic of modern times -- the preoccupation with celebrity, especially those notorious for their exploits.

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Drift: Poems by Kevin Connolly

What separates Connolly from the pack, however, is that the guy can also be very, very funny.

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	Loudon Wainwright III: Here Come the Choppers!

Look out! A dozen new songs from Loudon Wainwright III show he has not mellowed during the past four decades. If anything, he's gotten meaner.

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	Kate McDonnell: Where the Mangoes Are

The fourth album from this folkie isn't coffeehouse fodder but generally thoughtful and pleasing old-time folk, slightly revamped.

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18 Apr 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Lyrics Born: Same !@#$ Different Day

Don't let the title fool you. While the material here is largely based on tracks from LB's debut Later That Day, it isn't the same shit. This is a 70s funk party -- hip hop by way of the Dramatics -- and it rocks harder than LTD in almost every way. It truly is a different day -- and a much better day by the sound of it.

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	Goldfinger: Disconnection Notice

Try as they might, Goldfinger can't escape the shadow of their decade-old debut.

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	Blue Merle: Burning in the Sun

Blue Merle's interesting instrumentation handicaps strong songwriting on the group's debut album.

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	Gary Burton: Next Generation

Another shiny-young group of over-polished jazz technicians from the vibes-master and former Berklee Professor. It sounds great, no doubt, but it can't improve on Burton's old, similar-sounding bands.

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18 Apr 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Athlete: Tourist

Athlete's second album arrives on the scene, seven years too late.

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Dynasty: The Complete First Season

It should come as no surprise that Dynasty: The Complete First Season oozes the '80s.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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