Vince Staples: Summertime '06

Vince Staples: Summertime '06

By Colin Fitzgerald

The Long Beach rapper steps out with a coming-of-age story on his bold debut album full of stark beats and penetrating lyrics. 6 Jul 2015 // 2:30 AM

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One band pleased the crowd; the other pleased themselves - guess which one got booed?

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Home Movies: Season 2

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16 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Do Not Adjust Your Set

Do Not Adjust Your Set was part of a trio of prehistoric Python shows.

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The Roads to Modernity: The British, French and American Enlightenments by Gertrude Himmelfarb

Any concept of Enlightenment that can attempt with a straight face to trace a direct genealogy to George W. Bush is predicated on a reading of history so attenuated and abused as to be rendered comically unrecognizable.

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16 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Proof (2005)

And yet, for all the potential nuance in this knotting, the film leaves the sisters caught up in a familiar conflict.

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Lord of War (2005)

As Yuri plainly gets off on risk, he's also broadly representative of cavalier attitudes toward risk concerning vulnerable individuals and communities.

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Just Like Heaven (2005)

Because Elizabeth inhabits a romantic comedy, her frantic pace and lonely life cannot continue.

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Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

Simple, kind, honest, and unpatronising, Because of Winn-Dixie handles the friendship between Opal and her mutt quite perfectly.

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	The Ying Yang Twins: United States of Atlanta: Chopped & Screwed

Why is it that I can listen to Blowfly without flinching, groove along with Luke Skyywalker and the gang when the mood hits, but Kaine and D-Roc's antics turn my stomach?"

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	Stereolab: Kybernetická Babicka EP

Stereolab add three new singles to their already mind-boggling discography. Obsessive-compulsive fans get ready -- they're on vinyl!"

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