Roots Run Deep in 'Guardians of the Galaxy #16'

Roots Run Deep in 'Guardians of the Galaxy #16'

By Jack Fisher

This is a grounded and compelling story that shows why Groot is so lovable. 18 Jan 2017 // 10:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

31 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Ruins by Scott Smith

The set-up is a tour-de-force, but unfortunately, once you've been lured in, you start to feel like the victim of a bait-and-switch.

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The Great Yokai War (Yôkai daisensô) (2005)

The Great Yokai War is only ostensibly about war, displayed here as a failure of imagination.

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31 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Time Tunnel Volume 2

Watching The Time Tunnel raises interesting questions about TV entertainment from generation to generation; namely, might our slow-motion bullet dodging kung-fu action and Philip K. Dickian rotoscoping innovations look as silly to audiences of the future as the face-painted aliens of 1967 do today?

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31 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

Joe Dirt (2001)

Joe's unflappable nature in the face of constant rejection and torture is what is supposed to make him a hero, his attitude embodied in his oft-repeated personal slogan, "Life is a garden: dig it."

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31 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Wailin Jennys: Firecracker

Canadian trio makes a glorious racket with mix of traditional country-folk and elegant vocal harmonies.

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31 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

Da Muzicianz: Da Muzicianz

Booty-centric rap side project actually worth a listen.

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Midlake: The Trials of Van Occupanther

Is it a concept album? Is it a rock opera? It doesn't matter because ultimately this is one of the best albums of 2006.

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31 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

The 5 Browns: No Boundaries

They are five fingers of the same talented hand, and if they just happen to bring in a younger audience to the Classical Appreciation Club, more power to them.

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31 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

Voicst: 11-11

The bar has been raised and the gauntlet is down. I would love to hear a better collection of songs this year, but I won't be holding my breath.

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31 Jul 2006 // 9:30 AM

Brookville: Life in the Shade

Opening with a great Coldplay knockoff called “Blue Morning”, Brookville’s second LP is nothing if not melodic.  However, the simple strings, warm synth

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Playing to Lose: The Tragedy of 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"Video gamers are not accustomed to playing to lose.

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