Kiss and Kill: Vixens, Vamps & Vipers

Kiss and Kill: Vixens, Vamps & Vipers

By J.C. Macek III

Although the Golden Age of Comic Books gave us strong, independent and heroic women, the same era also showed a darker side -- villainous women punished for attempting to rise. 3 Jun 2015 // 2:05 AM

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//Recent Reviews

26 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Sorum (2001)

Sorum might be best described as a ghost story, but without ghosts.

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26 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Mysterious Skin (2005)

Rendered in vivid colors, Neil's past appears more lucid than the present, but his memories are also selective and likely unreliable.

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

Here, a one-note title evolves into a 3-D landscape of guffaws and awws.

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26 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Cave (2005)

Space is a primary concern in a movie called The Cave.

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26 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Will worries out loud, 'Nothing makes sense here, it's like being inside Jake's head.'"

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	Various Artists: Putumayo Presents Mali

Almost every track feels like a signpost pointing me in a direction I'd like to travel, but then the song ends and I must keep moving. It is a bewildering experience.

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	Poi Dog Pondering: The Best of Poi Dog Pondering (The Austin Years)

Excellent early career retrospective from this eclectic collective, neither hectic or corrective, just respectful and resplendent.

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	The Magic Numbers: The Magic Numbers

The British band of the summer drop one of the debuts of the year; an unabashedly sentimental breath of fresh air as uplifting as it is unadorned. Prepare to succumb.

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25 Aug 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Hockey Night: Keep Guessing

We all might miss Pavement, but if we learned anything from Mary Shelley it's that we shouldn't try to resurrect our loved ones.

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	Philip Catherine, Bert Joris, Brussels Jazz Orchestra: Meeting Colours

Beautifully played, fairly conventional, but nice, Catherine moves beyond his quartet to playing with one of the currently best big bands in the business.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

2015 Nelsonville Music Festival - 28-31 May, 2015 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, and the Flaming Lips headed up another eclectic year at Ohio's Nelsonville Music Festival.

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