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	Koufax: Hard Times Are in Fashion

They, too, don't wanna be to be American idiots.

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	Jack’s Mannequin: Everything in Transit

Something Corporate's lead singer softens the band's already pretty soft edge and creates the first adult contemporary CD with a parental advisory sticker.

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Green Day: The History of Green Day: Suburbia Bomb [DVD]

It's a DVD for those who enjoy interviews of people who knew Green Day in retrospect, but lacks in any actual show of music.

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	The Frank & Joe Show: 66 2/3

If you are looking for something sweet to lift your spirits, The Frank and Joe Show will show you a good time.

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	Donovan: Try For the Sun: The Journey of Donovan

Always-mellow 1960s folkie Donovan is given true hero status, quite rightly.

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	Cranes: Particles and Waves

Cranes have put together an understated, subtle, and often utterly beautiful album. Still, the opinion of anyone who hears it will come down to one thing...

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The Birthday incident and the return of the 'Farewell Transmission'.

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13 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Gilmore Girls

Lorelai and Paris, Rory and her grandparents... Gilmore Girls' most long-standing relationships seem set for realignment in Season Six.

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13 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Biggest Loser

Even in its banality, The Biggest Loser hints at some complexities of obesity.

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Shooting from the Hip: Photography, Masculinity, and Postwar America by Patricia Vettel-Becker

While Shooting from the Hip is recommended without hesitation as an excellent book, it must also be noted that it is an incomplete one.

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13 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

An Unfinished Life (2005)

For all its attention to fading landscapes and independence, cowboys and loyalties, the movie is more quaintly melodramatic than adventurous.

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13 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Transporter 2 (2005)

Frank soars gorgeously through the air, his foot stuck out in perfect slicing-edge fashion, kicking back all comers.

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13 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Memories of Murder (2003)

Memories of Murder not only brings a fresh perspective to the forensics subgenre, but also thoughtfully considers Korea's political framework.

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The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

Even if Exorcism doesn't provide outright answers, its 'lessons' -- whether understood as secular or institutional -- seem clear enough.

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13 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Cypher (2002)

Just like the spies' mission as they hunt for secrets and significance inside massive corporate databanks, this film's point is unclear.

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	Various Artists: Swing Around the World

Burdened only with excruciatingly uninformed notes, this mishmash represents what the label's proprietor calls 'swing': pop that used to be called novelty, commonly with singing and swinging, jazz or cajun or South African vocal group -- you can't imagine!"

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12 Sep 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Gene Watson: Then & Now

Acclaimed country singer returns by dusting off gems with a style and grace worthy of comparisons to Nelson, Jennings, Haggard and Parton.

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	Dave Seaman: Audio Therapy Presents Across Borders: Greece

This is a collection of fine, very British progressive house that happens to come from Greece.

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	Stellastarr*: Harmonies for the Haunted

If good artists borrow and great artists steal, then Stellastarr* need to pull on the ski masks, conceal the handguns, and park the getaway car nearby. Libraries are for hacks.

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	Princess Superstar: My Machine

Futuristic deconstruction was never so much fun!"

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

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"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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