'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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Jim Croce is unfairly underrated. “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” is one of the most memorable sides of the Seventies, a song whose lighthearted take on

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The Winged Energy of Delight: Selected Translations by Robert Bly

What I see being published these days is poetry that either values language over life, or vice versa, rather than a productive friction between the two.

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3 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

My Life by Bill Clinton

The past and the present are sandwiched together in a sort of unholy fusion of summertime back porch reminiscence and a lunchtime program at the Brookings Institution.

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3 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Last Run by Todd Lewan

The book deals with a different kind of perfect storm -- the emotional lives of the fishermen and of the Coast Guard heroes who save them.

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Hollywood Interrupted by Andrew Breitbart and Mark Ebner

The authors 'expose' celebrities' narcissism, sense of entitlement and bad judgment. However, it has often been said that at least two of those qualities are prerequisites to work in Hollywood.

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3 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

13 Going on 30 (2004)

Jennifer Garner embodies a joy that's all too rare on recent movie screens, in adults or kids.

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Secret Window (2004)

'Johnny's look,' says director David Koepp, 'mostly came from Johnny'.

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Strikingly, RoboCop's political insights are as timely today as on its release in 1987.

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