Kiss and Kill: Vixens, Vamps & Vipers

Kiss and Kill: Vixens, Vamps & Vipers

By J.C. Macek III

Although the Golden Age of Comic Books gave us strong, independent and heroic women, the same era also showed a darker side -- villainous women punished for attempting to rise. 3 Jun 2015 // 8:00 AM

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//Recent Reviews

26 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Simpsons

In sharp contrast to the terrific family-based installments, Matt Groening and company have started to let their left leanings show through.

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Devil May Cry 3: Dante’s Awakening

What I appreciate about Devil May Cry 3 is its simple to follow but still engaging plot.

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26 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Flame Trees of Thika (1981)

The filming oscillates uneasily between Masterpiece Theater lushness and National Geographic-style ethno-voyeurism.

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The Brooke Ellison Story (2004)

Christopher Reeve's film seems geared less towards portraying the warts and all existence of a disabled person, than showing what can be achieved with a little selfless dedication.

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Thad Jones was a singular trumpet master who died prematurely and too little acknowledged as a major composer-arranger. The little big band here is simply as distinguished as any on record.

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	Reel Big Fish: We’re Not Happy ‘Til You’re Not Happy

Reel Big Fish put the final nail in the coffin of their recorded alter ego by reducing them to cinders of irony.

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	Glen Phillips: Winter Pays for Summer

Hook-filled, dependable, and very easy on the ears, courtesy of former Toad the Wet Sprocket frontman. Gorgeous artwork, too, by the way.

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Nile: Annihilation of the Wicked

The American death metal masters return with what could be their best album to date.

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25 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Gorillaz: Demon Days

Demon Days surpasses Gorillaz' debut in every conceivable way -- It's not just Damon's Wild Ride anymore.

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25 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Electrelane: Axes

Forget short pop songs with hooks; the ladies of Electrelane find that nothing beats a good, extended groove.

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Could 'Heroes Reborn' Be the Stealth Reboot the Series Always Needed?

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"Heroes: Reborn looks like what the original Heroes could have been in an alternate, better universe.

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