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	Nic Armstrong and the Thieves: The Greatest White Liar

This facsimile of anonymous '60s rock bows before the pre-psychedelic British Invasion. Don't expect Beethoven to roll over any time soon.

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	Angels of Light: The Angels of Light Sing “Other People”

The 'Other People' in the title could refer to Michael Jackson, George W. Bush, Johnny Cash... or perhaps you.

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23 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Murder One: Season One

Mesmerizingly played by Daniel Benzali, Ted respects the law but understands that the courthouse is just one of its venues.

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The Dukes of Hazzard: The Complete First Season

Embracing NASCAR, stunt driving, and short shorts, the series had such a good time being ridiculous that it was often fun to tag along.

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Yves Saint-Laurent: His Life and Times (2004)

As much as he ostensibly seems to be in denial about it, Saint-Laurent did bring a new level of aesthetic consciousness to segments of the consumer market where it hadn't before been.

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Strangers When We Meet (1960/2005)

Strangers When We Meet is a melodramatic tale of extramarital unhappiness amongst fast-track suburbanites.

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23 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Purple Butterfly (2003)

It occasionally echoes the softer version of Casablanca, another film whose fatalistic interpretation of love is set among war-torn circumstances.

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23 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Laura (1944)

Waldo is so deliciously dark and mean-spirited, so loquaciously intolerant of those he deems beneath him, that he's delightful.

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23 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Koma (2004)

The film twists viewers in three directions before they have time to come down from the first.

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I Heart Huckabees: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

The Special Edition is loaded with so much self-referential material and 'oh so clever' concepts that they threaten to make the movie into its own cult object.

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23 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

I Am a Promise (1993)

Lacking the bias that makes Michael Moore's movies so popular, the Raymonds' film is more satisfying.

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Footloose: Special Collector’s Edition (1984)

The dancing might be dated, but the film is not.

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23 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Finding Neverland (2004)

'Play' is a means to define childhood, to prolong mythic innocence, to grant nobility.

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23 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Alfie (2004)

Jude Law's performance is wholly charming and energetic.

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	Red Eyed Legends: Mutual Insignificance

The group's second EP is a step forward from their debut but is held back by Chris Thomson's lack of engagement.

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	Pigeon John & the Set Trippin’ Trio: Sings the Blues

From the Good Life to a pretty good life, Pigeon John is lookin' all right these days. So, why is PJ singin' the blues? Because he's Pigeon John, damnit!"

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22 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Kills: No Wow

The Kills sound like the end result of a very young Al Joergensen fucking a few well-chosen smurfs and coming up with a cross between 'Effigy'-era Ministry and The Blue Men Group, with Smurfette on lead vocals.

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22 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Jeff Finlin: Epinonymous

On his fourth album, Finlin captures the anonymous lives of America in poignant aural postcards translated though a folksy gruff voice. This is the everyday writ large in deep emotions, sung in a style that conveys the world-weariness of time and age.

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	Carlos del Junco: Blues Mongrel

Carlos del Junco is the best blues harmonica player in Canada.

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22 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Die Monitr Batss: Girlz of War

This full-time side project of the guitarist from the Gossip demonstrates an extraordinary studiousness after its members passed their Rough Trade 101 class (with honors!), but that's about all it does.

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