A Cosmic Crescendo

A Cosmic Crescendo

By Jack Fisher

An epic crossover involving cosmic power ends in a way that's satisfying without the specter of tragedy. 28 Apr 2015 // 7:05 AM

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13 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

S.W.A.T. (2003)

S.W.A.T. knows what it is, namely, an expensive, hyper-actionated, CD-selling, multi-raced and multi-buddied flick.

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13 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

Out of Time (2003)

The fact that Matt is a black man only makes these several lines of pursuit more complicated and more resonant.

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Those who can see through the opulent décor, costumes, and chiaroscuro lighting will find some film-buffy delights.

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13 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Man on the Train (L’Homme du train) (2003)

This may be the first film in history in which a man trying on a pair of slippers carries emotional resonance.

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13 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

Blind Spot: Hitler’s Secretary (2002)

Though she swears that she has come to believe in Hitler's inherent evil, she also uses the word 'love' several times to describe her one-time feelings for him.

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13 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

L’Auberge Espagnole (2002)

Like many 24-year-olds, Xavier has a jumble of ideas in his head.

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Various Artists: Festival in the Desert

More than anything else, the Festival in the Desert is a symbol of unity and peace between nomadic tribes. The Tamashek of northern Mali and

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	Mountaineers: Messy Century

Some of the best debut albums come from young artists who grow up in remote, soul-crushingly mundane settings, who spend all their time holed up

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12 Jan 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Ray Mason Band: Idiot Wisdom

Veteran roots-rocker Ray Mason is at it again. In a life rich with music (he’s also part of the alt-country band Lonesome Brothers), he

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	Branford Marsalis: Romare Bearden Revealed

Love him or hate him, it’s difficult to deny that Branford Marsalis is an excellent musician. From his PhD dissertations in Art Blakey’s

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