War Changes People, Though Not Necessarily for the Better

War Changes People, Though Not Necessarily for the Better

By Diane Leach

Predating Suite Française in time and tone The Fires of Autumn is an amazingly prescient look at war and greed. 6 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

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5 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Birth (2004)

Catching her breath as if she's been hit, Mrs. Conte's (Cara Seymour) visceral reaction, amid the film's overwhelmingly somber, ethereal weirdness, is finally believable.

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5 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Alfie (2004)

Surrounded by urgent, provocative signposts that he just can't see, Alfie remains lost.

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4 Nov 2004 // 10:00 PM

	West Indian Girl: self-titled

It’s probably fair to approach a band that names itself after a derivative of the hallucinogenic LSD with a modicum of skepticism. For those

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	Terrestre: Secondary Inspection

This album seemed like an easy one to review. Terrestre is Fernando Corona, a sound artist who was one of the originales in the Nortec

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	The Thrills: Let’s Bottle Bohemia

The opening notes are sharp, angular guitar chords, rough, electric, and immediately grabbing the ear. Wait… what? But then that piano melody kicks in, the

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	Scatter the Ashes: Devout/The Modern Hymn

Over the past couple of years, Epitaph has slowly being moving away from the pop punk that made their label famous. First with the release

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4 Nov 2004 // 10:00 PM

	The Haunted: rEVOLVEr

As great as the fantasy of recording an album that becomes a timeless classic might sound to ambitious young musicians, it’s got to be

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	Alice Coltrane: Translinear Light

Respected, influential science-fiction author M. John Harrison returned from a long creative hiatus this year with the acclaimed Light, a book that ranged through millennia

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4 Nov 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Awol One: Self-Titled

You have to be pretty damn sure of your abilities as an MC to make your album cover an homage to the Notorious B.I

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4 Nov 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Augie March: Strange Bird

Where did Augie March come from? The tangible facts are all here: the quintet hails from Melbourne, Australia, released its second album Strange Bird two

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

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"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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