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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 // 11:00 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 // 1:00 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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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 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 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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Bright Future (Akarui mirai) (2003)

One of the most attractive aspects of Kiyoshi Kurosawa's style is his implicit trust in his audience's intelligence.

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31 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Blue Chips (1994)

With the occasional exception of Shaquille O'Neal, the players here act like athletes, which is to say, badly.

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Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra and Tra-La-La Band: Horses in the Sky

GY!BE frontman Efrim returns with his band of never-merry minstrels for a fourth outbreak of desperately angry choral-folk-protest-postpunk heartbreak. More plaintively than ever, they cut like a life.

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	Various Artists: Soundz of Spirit [DVD]

Soundz of Spirit is a documentary (and accompanying CD soundtrack) that explores the 'creative process' and 'spirituality' in hip-hop. First-time filmmaker Joslyn Rose Lyons pieces together dope beats, ill rhymes, sick moves, and some deep thoughts. However, is the God in one enough to move the God in another?"

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30 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Paris Combo: Motifs

Its fourth album finds the multiracial French quintet bursting with confidence, catchy melodies, taut arrangements, and unmitigated fun.

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	Monade: A Few Steps More

Stereolab cofounder releases a dreamy lounge escape that is engaging despite its laid back cool and will take you in as far as you wish to go.

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	Fembots: Small Town Murder Scene

A surprising (and mildly eclectic) musical journey; sometimes lonely, other times just noisy...

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30 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Evens: The Evens

Fugazi's Ian MacKaye gives his much-abused vocal chords a rest on the first release from his new folk-rock project with the Warmer's Amy Farina.

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	The Dissociatives: self-titled

Advanced genre math: Dance + Grunge = Pop. The Dissociatives are sweet enough to give you cavities.

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"When episode six opens to find Elliot in terror and panic, it is soon confirmed that he should be.

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