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Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)

Mrs. Henderson (Judi Dench) is 'old money', but age and wealth haven't dulled her tongue or tempered her personality.

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Why the hell would Evil Ernie be in Santa Fe? And who thought it was a good idea?

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23 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Juan Maclean

Who says machines can't cry... or bicker?

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The Time Tunnel Volume One (2006): Robert Colbert, James Darren, Lee Meriwether, Whit Bissell - PopM

Alas, The Time Tunnel's scientists weren't able to zap its heroes out of harms way, after all.

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The Man Behind The Da Vinci Code: The Unauthorized Biography of Dan Brown by Lisa Rogak

Did you know that Dan Brown released two pop records and married his publicist?"

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23 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Battle in Heaven (Batalia en el cielo) (2005)

The subjects of Battle in Heaven's many close-ups and slow pans range from simply unattractive to shocking.

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Slowcore band avoids the pitfalls of its genre to deliver an album of simple yet surprising refinements.

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The unmistakable vibe of six brainy kids knowingly smirking at each other (band bio also features Mentos).

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Once you're drunk off your ass and the Furies' leather-jacket roadies are packing up the amps, you'll realize that you don't even remember who just played and won't be able to recall a single song.

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23 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

I didn't know the guy, but my guess is that your grandpa probably would have loved this record.

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Pop on your headphones, close your eyes, and you could almost be in the midst of the infamously sophisticated sleaze of the world-famous club.

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Doctor? Yes, it’s about patient Downtown Singapore. I’m not sure yet, but their debut seems to display a terminal lack of hooks.

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It rewards attention and re-listens. It's not music you can slap onto an iPod or run while you balance a checkbook.

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23 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Various: Traveler ‘06

Six Degrees Records returns to their definitive Traveler series with this classy collection of electronically reworked traditional music from all over the world.

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	Funkmaster Flex: Carshow Tour [CD +DVD]

Do you like Spike TV?"

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The Rolling Stones

Omaha Rock City: Four decades later, the Stones remain strangely vital.

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The Postmodern Preacher: The Rise of Bishop T.D. Jakes by Shayne Lee

I get the sense Lee is saying, 'Don't hate the player, hate the game.' In other words, ye among us who would not accept multimillion-dollar book deals, recording contracts and public acclaim cast the first stone.

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22 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Magnet: The Tourniquet

Third full-length from Even Johansen (his second as Magnet) is a warm but unadventurous rehash of gooey sentimentalisms and optimistic buzzwords.

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22 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Burst: Origo

Chaos and beauty collide on what is certain to be the Swedish band’s breakthrough disc.

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22 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Andrew Hill: Time Lines

The stalwart post-bop pianist returns (again) to Blue Note with a combination of daring and remembrance.

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