'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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Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran (2003)

Omar Sharif observes, 'It's very difficult for me to find parts at my age, because I have this very peculiar accent which is neither French nor English nor Italian. I'm sort of a foreigner.'

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6 Jul 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)

The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra constitutes another attempt, lovingly based on bad, low-budget movies, borrowing from and referencing classics.

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Independent’s Day: The Ultimate Insider’s Look at the Crazy World of Sundance (1998)

Indie fanatics will appreciate this behind-the-scenes look at the independent film business set against the backdrop of the Sundance Film Festival.

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	Various Artists: Dylan Country

It’s a testament to the immeasurable influence of the music of Bob Dylan on all forms of contemporary music when you look at just

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	Wagon Christ: Sorry I Make You Lush

I’ve been listening to Plug’s “Drum & Bass for Papa” a lot lately. That disc encapsulates pretty neatly everything good about Luke Vibert’

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Super Furry Animals: Phantom Phorce

Fans of electronic music will find plenty of tracks on Phantom Phorce to rock their bodies (other artists on the album not mentioned previously include Four Tet, Boom Bip, Zan Lyons, and Massimo); however, those who know the original material will get the most satisfaction from the remixes.

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	Rockpile: Seconds of Pleasure [reissue]

There’s never a bad time to be a fan of Nick Lowe or Dave Edmunds (though the mid-‘80s were a little lean) and 2004

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	Stan Ridgway: Snakebite:  Blacktop Ballads and Fugitive Songs

Even if he isn’t remembered as one of the greatest musical storytellers of his generation (though there’s little question that he will be),

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5 Jul 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Johnny A.: Get Inside

If you love guitar, you’ll love Johnny A. It’s really that simple. The man takes six strings and turns them loose in ways

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	For Stars: ...It Falls Apart

Which came first: the concept or the album? Some bands begin with a premise (or gimmick), a sheaf of blank pages, and proceed to fill

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