Marguerite Duras: A Sublime Passion

Marguerite Duras: A Sublime Passion

By Hans Rollman

An intimate interview with France’s acclaimed woman of letters reveals the power of silence. 24 Aug 2016 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

14 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Sebadoh: III

For a brief shining moment this was the sound of stoner rock.

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14 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Brick (2005)

"When you are a teenager," says Rian Johnson, "When you are in that world, you don't have that [adult] perspective. And in a subjective way, [high school is] the most serious time in your life."

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14 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Superman: Infinite Crisis

Like these two Supermen, hasn’t everyone in their life come to a crossroads where they must choose whether to be unflinching and steadfast in their beliefs, or compromise in the face of an impossible dilemma?

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show: The Complete Fourth Season

Season four features less Moore, and more of Mary's supporting cast. But this expansive view is a good thing.

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Dirty on Purpose: Hallelujah Sirens

Dirty on Purpose, firmly planted in the indie music world, try their darndest on their sophomore effort, Hallelujah Sirens, not to be pinned into any subgenres.

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14 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Tim OReagan: Tim OReagan

The Jayhawks' drummer steps out from behind the drum kit for a fabulous first effort. And you thought Louris and Olson made the band what it was? Think again folks.

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Motorhead: 2-Disc Deluxe Expanded Editions

By the mid 1980s, Motorhead's definitive records were behind them, but these satisfying efforts assured that the band would be rock-and-roll elder statesmen rather than has-beens.

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14 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Bexar Bexar: Tropism

There is a function in iPhoto that allows you, with one simple click of the mouse, to sepia tone any photograph, creating a sort of

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Various Artists: Ethnic Minority Music of Northeast Cambodia

I can't tell you whether this album is better or worse than other recordings of northeastern Cambodian animist tribes, because, to be honest, it's the first one I've heard, and for all I know it's the only one available.

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Darol Angers Republic of Strings: Generation Nation

A variety of genres come together in Generation Nation. But I should mention one unfortunate genre addition that you, PopMatters readers, aren't likely to appreciate…

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Virtual Reality and Storytelling: What Happens When Art and Technology Collide?

// Moving Pixels

"Virtual reality is changing the face of entertainment, and I can see a future when I will find myself inside VR listening to some psych-rock while meditating on an asteroid.

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