'Amy': She Was All About the Music

'Amy': She Was All About the Music

By Cynthia Fuchs

As sad as Winehouse's story may be, Amy is gorgeous and provocative, too. 2 Jul 2015 // 9:00 AM

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Team America: World Police (2004)

The much-ballyhooed parody of Jerry Bruckheimer-style action pictures is aptly violent, delirious, and outsized (in its miniature-puppet way).

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Shall We Dance? (2004)

Paulina is not only gorgeous, athletic, and lithe, she's also in need of solace.

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Primer (2004)

Even in sparse, low-budgeted, minimalism, time travel brings problems of causality, embodiedness, and ethics.

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15 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

Bright Young Things (2004)

Stephen Fry can't throw us any curveballs because he's got to stick close to Waugh, so he subjects us to formulaic depravity for three-quarters of the film, with minor variations.

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	Various Artists: Rarities & B-Sides

As is the case with so many music phenomenons, the heyday of Chicago’s legendary Trax Records was neither as cut-and-dry nor as glamorous as

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	Yohimbe Brothers: The Tao of Yo

“This album is a remarkable audio journey that begs for a change of consciousness, both on the creative and political forefront.” Sounds elegant, articulate, intelligent,

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14 Oct 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Elliott Smith: From a Basement on the Hill

By the time of his passing last October, Elliott Smith had all but evaporated from my musical worldview. I have a fuzzy memory of seeing

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	Branford Marsalis Quartet: Eternal

I am not au fait with every detail of the in-the-past row between Branford Marsalis and his younger, even more famous trumpeter brother. It seemed

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	Killradio: Raised on Whipped-Cream

As the saying goes, we have all been cursed to live in very interesting times. I can remember a period not too long ago when

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14 Oct 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Graves: Yes Yes Okay Okay

Graves, which consists of singer-songwriter Greg Olin and assorted guests, are a thoroughly pleasant band. Yes Yes Okay Okay is full of pretty, low-key melodies

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