Cyndi Lauper: Detour

Cyndi Lauper: Detour

By John Paul

Still just wanting to have fun, a former pop princess goes country with mixed results. 6 May 2016 // 2:20 AM

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//Recent Reviews

17 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Love As Laughter: Laughter’s Fifth

On its fifth album, Love as Laughter delivers a retro/garage rock gem and manages to sound like lots of other bands doing the same thing.

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17 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Gong: You

At last, final installment in the Radio Gnome Invisible trilogy is reissued! The world is a safer place (for groovy, self-aware prog rock).

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17 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

These two moments in time move towards convergence, as the story of Bont's rise and fall dovetails with Daredevil's career as a superhero.

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17 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

As much as turning over credit cards to a man on the side of the road appealed, we hadn't come to be saved; no, the truth we were seeking was that of rock and roll.

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17 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Veronica Mars

With the end of the Lily Kane murder case, Veronica Mars is flirting with that television taboo: changing the status quo.

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Charlie Poole: You Ain’t Talkin’ to Me: Charlie Poole and the Roots of Country Music

Poole might be the central missing link of American music.

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	Magneta Lane: The Constant Lover

Hey, it's like the girl version of cool stuff!"

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16 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	KEM: Album II

The second album from this Motown soul-fusioneer is tasty and soulful, but it represents such a wholesale copping of the style of the soul-fusioneer Al Jarreau that it's, frankly, difficult to know how to react.

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	Adolescents: The Complete Demos 1980-1986

This collection of early demos from the seminal California punk band only really will appeal to diehard fans, but who else would even think of buying a collection of punk rock demos?"

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Séance (2004): Koji Yakusho, Jun Fubuki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Hikari Ishida - PopMatters Film Rev

As Koji and Junco drift apart, not only is their dialogue minimal, but they also appear repeatedly framed by windows and doorways.

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: 'The Anthropologist'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Spry and crisp, The Anthropologist is a solid documentary that avoids bearing the weight of the austere pessimism surrounding climate change.

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