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Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

The actors are left with little to do but hustle from scene to scene: pratfall, pathos, hug, repeat.

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8 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

Chasing Liberty (2004)

Chasing Liberty is another vehicle made to fit Mandy Moore's development as an artist.

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8 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

Big Fish (2003)

Edward is less obviously an outsider than Burton's other Edwards (Scissorhands and Wood), but equally filled with a winning sense of wonder.

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7 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

NCAA March Madness 2004

As the game embodies the hoopla and excitement of college sports, it equally reflects its cultural politics.

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7 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

Mario Kart: Double Dash!!

While some would say that all art is political, and video games, as an art form, must then also be political, they would have to dig awfully deep in Double Dash!! to find politics worth discussing.

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7 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

Karaoke Revolution

It was only a matter of time before the likes of such a game was created. Something about getting to make an ass out of oneself in front of a crowd really thrills people.

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Final Fantasy X-2

If FFX-2's consideration of feminine identity is schizophrenic, so too is its game play.

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7 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

Conflict: Desert Storm II: Back to Baghdad

While creators of war simulations often strive for painstaking realism and historical accuracy, their earnest efforts inevitably come up short. Conflict: Desert Storm II is no different.

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6 Jan 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Wellwater Conspiracy: self-titled

In a year in which releases from Broken Social Scene and the Postal Service garnered much deserved attention and admiration, it isn’t difficult suspending

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6 Jan 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Underworld: Underworld 1992 - 2002

Perhaps one of the most influential British music acts to ever hit the global dance scene, Underworld‘s long-awaited double disc anthology Underworld 1992 - 2002 contains 16

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6 Jan 2004 // 10:00 PM

	T-Love: Long Way Back

The most pathetic branding exercise in the history of hip-hop was the low rent Hatfield and McCoys of the East Coast/West Coast divide. Sadly,

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	Small Brown Bike: The River Bed

When I first discovered punk rock as an awkward teenage kid, there would be no limit to the shows I would attend. In the summer,

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6 Jan 2004 // 10:00 PM

	The Slackers: Close My Eyes

The axis of numerically ascending street and avenue. A Sabrett’s hotdog and a Coke stolen from a Manhattan cart. Christmas drinks in a Queens

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6 Jan 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Smash Mouth: Get the Picture?

It’s very hard to dislike Smash Mouth. Unless, of course, you listen to the radio in any capacity whatsoever, in which case you may

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	Caribbean Jazz Project: Birds of a Feather

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of its formation from a special concert at New York City’s Central Park Zoo a decade ago, the Caribbean Jazz

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	Ying Yang Twins: Me and My Brother

Crunk is all the rage right now, but it’s kind of hard to define it. It’s more an aesthetic than a style, but

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5 Jan 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Robin Williamson: Skirting the River Road

With their delicate, acoustic arrangements, they don’t sound like the Doors, but, in theory, Robin Williamson and company are trying to do what the

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5 Jan 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Travis: 12 Memories

Back in 1999, at the end of Travis‘s breakthrough album The Man Who, is a curious bonus track. Hidden amongst such charmingly self-deprecating, puppydog-eyed songs

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	The Three 4 Tens: Taking Northern Liberties

Enthusiasm is terribly underrated. With bands preening themselves for appearances on magazines covers, the music is often given second billing, usually assigned a wide-sweeping genre

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5 Jan 2004 // 10:00 PM

	The Trolleyvox: Leap of Folly

The Trolleyvox are a musical anachronism, creating chiming, guitar-based folk pop with female vocals that seem of another time entirely. It’s different from what

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