Reviews

12 Sep 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Nedelle and Thom: Summerland

Every once and a while life gets so out of control that we fantasize about returning to the “simpler days”, the times when either youth

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	Even: Downpayment on Future Glories: 1995-2003

Where do you draw the line between faithful homage and blatant plagiarism? When does amicable retro-rock become ghoulishly unoriginal mediocrity? How can a band manage

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Wicker Park (2004)

Unlikely as it seems, Matthew Lillard is the saving grace of Paul McGuigan's wretched remake of L'Appartement.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Vanity Fair (2004)

Ah, to be young, bright, and scheming in 19th-century Britain!"

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Tom Dowd and the Language of Music (2004)

Moormann's film allows Tom Dowd to tell his own tale, bringing his past to life through his words, his accomplishments, his infectious laugh, and, most importantly, his music.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Suspect Zero (2004)

Suspect Zero opens with a barrage of standard serial killer movie components.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Paparazzi (2004)

It's all so very Princess Di.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Festival Express (2004)

All these musicians wanted to do was to escape from the youth rebelliousness that they are supposed to have influenced and represented.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Danny Deckchair (2003)

The plot couldn't be more predictable or implausible, but therein lies its charm.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Cookout (2004)

The sports reporters are upset: if Todd's not going to fit a stereotype, what good is he?"

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Cellular (2004)

Cellular is so corny it's even behind its own time.

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	Wiley: Treddin’ on Thin Ice

The only way to shake the collar of a trend is through the sheer power of ubiquity. Remember not too far back when “women who

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	Tara Jane O’Neil: You Sound, Reflect

For the better part of a decade, Tara Jane O’Neil has quietly been making her mark on the indie rock scene. As part of

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	Maria Muldaur: I’m a Woman: 30 Years of Maria Muldaur

When people mention New Orleans, they often talk about Mardi Gras but fail to mention just what kind of remarkable melting pot the place is

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9 Sep 2004 // 11:00 PM

	The F-Ups: self-titled

I’ll admit to a slight bit of prejudice in regards to this album. Of course, the F-Ups had no way of knowing it, but “

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	Tim Eriksen: Every Sound Below

Some people just weren’t born for these times. Some people were. Then there are those who could have been born 150 years ago, but part

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9 Sep 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Arsenal: Oyebo Soul

It’s only skin deep, so they used sun tan lotion Belgium, eh? A small country whose inhabitants are considered by most of Europe to

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	Alexisonfire: Watch Out!

If you’re older than, say, 25, chances are you don’t spend much time in the punk section in your local record store. That is,

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8 Sep 2004 // 11:00 PM

	timewellspent: self-titled

Casey Fundaro spent three years working on this new musical project, pouring his heart and soul into every minute of it. Was it in fact “

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	Jason Ringenberg: Empire Builders

“I wrote much of this CD on the road while touring Europe and Australia in 2002 and 2003… During that contentious time, I couldn’t ride on

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