Reviews

19 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

Over the Hedge (2006)

The raccoon is shrewd, and the scenario he lays out -- all food, all the time -- is powerfully tempting.

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19 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

The Da Vinci Code

In straining to make its spaces and secrets 'scary', Da Vinci literalizes thoughts and dreams, and abandons mystery and nuance.

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19 May 2006 // 1:00 AM

Belle and Sebastian

Lessons Learned on an Irksome Journey.

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19 May 2006 // 1:00 AM

March by Geraldine Brooks

March's lessons can be taken on board by any liberal concerned by conservatives gaining ground in the 'culture wars'.

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Roger Rodier: Upon Velveatur

Long-lost French-Canadian folk-rock album sounds like a forlornly fussing Nick Drake serving tea to Stephen Stills backstage at the Filmore.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers: Stadium Arcadium

The following is a message from the Society of Music Fans for the Elimination of Double-Disc Releases.

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The Walkmen: A Hundred Miles Off

I'm content when this music's on, but I'm not here to be content.

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19 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Avant: Director

This R&B singer's out to prove he's not a clone. He's not that other guy. He's his own man.

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Ani DiFranco: Carnegie Hall - 4.6.02

A top-notch snapshot of a performer coming to terms with a world that has been changed forever.

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19 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

DMX Krew: Wave: CD

Unless I had the proof in my hands, I would find it hard to believe that this wasn't an authentic vintage mid-'80s artifact recently rediscovered and dusted off for public sale.

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The Darling Downs: How Can I Forget This Heart Of Mine?

What's going on here? Why do these songs sound so alienating, so weird?

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Big Al Anderson: After Hours

Since leaving NRBQ, Big Al put out one solo record that featured his rockin’ side. His latest disc, After Hours, offers a different spin on his talents, showcasing his mellow side.

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19 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Yakuza: Samsara

“You got jazz in my metal!” “You got metal in my jazz!”

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18 May 2006 // 4:00 PM

Over the Hedge (2006)

The raccoon is shrewd, and the scenario he lays out -- all food, all the time -- is powerfully tempting.

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18 May 2006 // 4:00 PM

The Da Vinci Code (2006)

In straining to make its spaces and secrets 'scary', Da Vinci literalizes thoughts and dreams, and abandons mystery and nuance.

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Our hero does something incredibly stupid in order to get the plot --and the entire series -- underway.

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18 May 2006 // 1:00 AM

Sound Tribe Sector 9

at the Newport Music Hall and you're looking at a night to remember.

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Family and Other Accidents by Shari Goldhagen

Losing his virginity becomes an issue of cleaning up, rather than some crash-bang moment of adult discovery.

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18 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Wolfmother: Wolfmother

Yeah, another "Wolf" band with tons of hype surrounding it.

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18 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Booka Shade: Movements

Think you dislike techno? Don't think -- get physical.

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