'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

5 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Kansas, Asia, Poco. In this club, listening to this band, it all makes total sense.

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5 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

M.I.A. was very nearly that: missing in action from her first real US gig supporting the much-anticipated Arular.

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5 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Drawing from the heritage of the Pogues, these boys up the tempo while maintaining roughly the same alcoholic bleakness.

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Like watching two bands on stage at once -- you want them to either cohere or duke it out till someone's senseless.

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5 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

show would be atop a New York City apartment building, under glowing wires and a canopy of stars...

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5 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Travel in the Mouth of the Wolf by Paul Fattaruso

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Man, I cannot begin to bitch enough about impenetrable prose of the sort you'd normally find on the lyric sheet to 'The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway'.

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More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement by Ramez Naam

For readers who see specters of the Tyrel Corporation in headlines every day, Naam's relentlessly optimistic take on the future of biotechnology is a tough pill to swallow.

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The Geographer’s Library by Jon Fasman

The commercial success of The Da Vinci Code isn't just a lesson in shrewd marketing, either. There's something else going on: a thirst for something deeper and richer.

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Be Prepared to be Unprepared

// Moving Pixels

"Bloodborne wants to catch us off guard, even as it teaches us to always be on guard.

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