Reviews

1 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Sin City (2005)

Distraught, ornery, self-critical, these heroes are certainly more "anti" types than straight-ahead.

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1 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Oldboy (2003)

A silhouette looms in the dark center of Oldboy's first frame.

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1 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Beauty Shop (2005)

Good news: Queen Latifah is free of wet noodle Jimmy Fallon.

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	Edie Sedgwick: Her Love Is Real… But She Is Not

I tried really hard to like Edie Sedgwick’s debut album Her Love Is Real… But She Is Not. The concept remains very promising: an

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	Gruff Rhys: Yr Atal Genhedlaeth

Get out your Welsh-to-English dictionaries! Or not! It doesn't matter!"

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31 Mar 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Marbles: Expo

Former Apples in Stereo leader Robert Schneider follows the cultural zeitgeist and ditches the '60s for the '80s. Surprisingly, it mostly works.

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	The Lumberjacks: The Goodie Mob Presents… Livin’ Life as Lumberjacks

The Goodie Mob try the power of positive thinking to deal with the loss of another member, compelling the remaining two MCs to pose under the beard of the Lumberjacks and release an album that works hard but not especially well.

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	Jarboe: A Mystery of Faith

Jarboe comes to terms with her past as a member of Swans and World of Skin, finding a pile of rarities to release in the process. Her fans rejoice.

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31 Mar 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Fischerspooner: Odyssey

While electroclash was lost at sea, Fischerspooner spend years finding their way back to the past.

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	Monty Alexander: Live at the Iridium

Monty Alexander at his best in superpianist with bass and percussion mode. Exhilarating!"

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31 Mar 2005 // 10:00 PM

	AK-Momo: Return to N.Y.

There are few things more disheartening than listening to a soulless record. AK-Momo's generic trip-hop is much more yawn-inducing than arousing.

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The Question of God: Sigmund Freud & C. S. Lewis, with Dr. Armand Nicholi

The Question of God presumes the answer to its titular 'question' to be yes.

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Dog the Bounty Hunter: The Best of Season 1

Love the mullet or he'll kick your ass.

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31 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

America’s Next Top Model: Cycle One

America's Next Top Model is intriguing, appealing, and grotesque, much like the fashion world itself.

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V-Day - Until the Violence Stops (2004) - PopMatters Film Review
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The documentary reveals the profound relationship between the play and the cause.

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31 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

Reds, blues, and purples slide along director Ji-woon Kim's canvas and it's impossible to look away, even when it's scary.

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31 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Spiritual Voices (1995)

Over five hours, such ostensible fealty to the sprawling rhythms of daily life makes for a rigorous and occasionally maddening viewing experience.

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31 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Eroica (1957)

Eroica presents a picture of a bifurcated country, ostensibly cowed, but still seething with recrimination and indignation.

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Desperately Seeking Seka (2002)

In 2002, Seka is a nice sharp pin ready to pop the balloon of ballyhoo surrounding her mythology.

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31 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Confession (Povinnost) (1998)

Visceral and at times brutal, it's a livid illustration of the effects of monotony and oppression on the spirit.

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