War Changes People, Though Not Necessarily for the Better

War Changes People, Though Not Necessarily for the Better

By Diane Leach

Predating Suite Française in time and tone The Fires of Autumn is an amazingly prescient look at war and greed. 6 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

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6 Jan 2005 // 10:00 PM

	The Nein: self-titled

Not just another '80s revivalist band, The Nein offer you a danceable alternative to the prefabricated angst of today's pop. Provided you're not a kid.

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	Nas: Street’s Disciple

With middle age rapidly approaching, ghetto poet/prophet Nasir Jones settles in for the long haul. Of all his peers, he ages gracefully, although Street's Disciple two discs reflect the less-focused Nas of the past, a Nas that's ready to hand off the baton, but unsure what to do next.

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	Mnemic: The Audio Injected Soul

Heavily indebted to the abrasive, progressive strains of Fear Factory, Strapping Young Lad and Soilwork, Danish five-piece Mnemic are fully intent on taking contemporary metal

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6 Jan 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Adam Marsland: You Don’t Know Me

More musically complex than any previous Marsland collection, You Don't Know Me serves up an intriguing mix of largely piano-driven compositions.

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	The Grip Weeds: Giant on the Beach

The Grip Weeds wear their influences like badges of honor. The New Jersey band plays the kind of jangly, space-age rock perfected by bands like

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6 Jan 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Brandon Butler: Killer on the Road

The lower the volume, the more likely you are to be taken seriously. While not a hard and fast rule, it’s a pretty accurate

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6 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

White Noise (2005)

White Noise falls into that least-likely-to-succeed genre, the horror film released in winter.

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William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Pacino, noted lover of Shakespeare, strives for a multi-dimensional characterization of the angry Shylock, underlining his sadness and indignation.

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6 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Woodsman (2004)

Walter (Kevin Bacon) lives in a world perpetually gray.

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6 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Faith in his own work ethic keeps Paul from acknowledging the turmoil erupting all around him.

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'Herald' Attempts the Troubled Waters of the Colonial Narrative

// Moving Pixels

"The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.

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