Hans Christian Andersen Would Be Delighted With Sanna Annukka's Illustrations

Hans Christian Andersen Would Be Delighted With Sanna Annukka's Illustrations

By John Garratt

Annukka enhances the reading experience of The Snow Queen and The Fir Tree with her distinctive artistic approach. 9 Dec 2016 // 1:15 AM

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Hall Ranaldo Hooker: Oasis of Whispers

The kind of album that goes below the radar both sonically and commercially, this Sonic Youth side project by guitarist Lee Ranaldo, multi-instrumentalist Glen Hall, and free-jazz drummer William Hooker is destined to be rescued from obscurity fifty years from now as a long-lost whisper from the past.

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Hotel Lights: Hotel Lights

Wistful and understated, the debut album by former Ben Folds Five drummer Darren Jesse and his band is often subtly beautiful; sometimes it's nice to feel lonely.

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This Oklahoma trio's sophomore album is an gorgeous Faberge egg of an album, that when split open, reveals nothing inside.

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Certainly few war zones would allow for such communal religious touchstones, given that religious belief is more often than not the impetus for war.

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21 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Film School

these boys look like they've had a crappy week...

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21 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Cheerleader Nation

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The Andy Griffith Show: The Complete Fifth Season

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Think!: Why Crucial Decisions Can’t Be Made in the Blink of an Eye by Michael R. LeGault

'The logical outcome of reality TV is snuff movies,' warns LeGault, quoting the opinion of another analyst without any facts to merit this assumption.

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21 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Prix de beauté (1930)

Louise Brooks plays Lucienne as alternately stifled and aglow, a young girl only truly engaged when gazing at her own reflection, whether on the screen or in another's eyes.

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The Witnesses: Black Eyes and White Lies

There are thousands of no-frills rock bands in the New York City area, but the Witnesses might be the only ones you should care about.

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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