Cyndi Lauper: Detour

Cyndi Lauper: Detour

By John Paul

Still just wanting to have fun, a former pop princess goes country with mixed results. 6 May 2016 // 2:20 AM

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//Recent Reviews

14 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Lonesome Jim (2006)

Anika (Liv Tyler) is either an earthbound guardian angel or the Midwest's most voluptuously lipped stalker.

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14 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Dont Come Knocking (2006)

The reunion of Wim Wenders and Sam Shepard, coming some 20 years after Paris, Texas, demonstrates both the change and sameness in their art.

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14 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Benchwarmers (2006)

It's a shame that tee-heeing at gayness couldn't be jettisoned for the kids, rather than re-emphasized.

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14 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Cheap Trick: Dream Police

Even 27 years after the fact, Cheap Trick and Dream Police still hold up surprisingly well.

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14 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Cassandra Wilson: Thunderbird

The alt-jazz diva gets T Boned.

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14 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Wilderness: Vessel States

Baltimore's high-flown tyrants release another dose of bombastic post punk.

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Pérez Prado: The Best of Pérez Prado - The Original Mambo No. 5

A compilation of the best slices of mambo magic served up by Pérez Prado. Add sunshine, tequila, frilly sleeves and hot horns; shake vigorously and then serve in a glass with a lightly salted rim. Ay Carumba!

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14 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Thomas Stronen: Pohlitz

Stronen, a prolific young Norwegian jazz drummer, lets the cat out of the bag, style-wise, early on his debut solo LP.

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Drive-By Truckers: A Blessing and a Curse

A Blessing and a Curse continues to distance itself from the Truckers' "Lynyrd Skynyrd with a higher IQ" roots, drawing from both the Replacements and the Rolling Stones for its rock 'n' roll sound.

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The Moore Brothers: Murdered by the Moore Brothers

Staying closely aligned with the guitar and vocal style of their forebears serves the Moore Brothers well on their latest album of pure folk pop songs.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: 'The Anthropologist'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Spry and crisp, The Anthropologist is a solid documentary that avoids bearing the weight of the austere pessimism surrounding climate change.

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