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	Killing Joke: XXV Gathering: The Band That Preys Together… Stays Together [DVD]

This is music to dance to, music to move. This is music to march to, to dance... the war dance!"

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17 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Asylum (2005)

Surrounded by this sort of oppressive hushing, Stella's largely nonverbal relationship with Edgar resembles a form of attention.

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16 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Hustle & Flow (2005)

Craig Brewer considers his protagonist something new, that is, the same kind of cat he's seen repeatedly in his hometown of Memphis, but not seen in movies.

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	Violent Femmes: Permanent Record: Live and Otherwise [DVD]

The once overlooked band has been getting their share of attention in the past few years. This DVD performance proves why.

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	Buddy Rich: The Lost Tapes [DVD]

'The World's Greatest Drummer' shows again how he won the title.

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	Michael Franti and Spearhead: Live in Sydney [DVD]

A big, cathartic house party in which Michael Franti completes his circle.

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9 Songs: Unrated Full Uncut Version (2004)

Through sex, specifically the surrender and exposition of self through this oldest human hobby, Michael Winterbottom communicates the beauty and pain of a relationship.

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12 Jan 2006 // 10:00 PM

	Bill Hicks: Sane Man [DVD] / Salvation: Oxford—November 11, 1992

November 11, 1992 (Rykodisc) -- More archival releases from one of the greatest U.S. comics and satirists reinforce that, 10 years after his death, Hicks's relevance continues to increase.

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	Yngwie Malmsteen: Concerto Suite for Guitar and Orchestra [DVD]

Malmsteen attempts to drop the 'neo' from the neo-classical moniker in this blistering, intricate and quite gaudy DVD performance.

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	Ben Folds and WASO: Live in Perth [DVD]

What is it about rock music mixed with an orchestra that makes people giddy?"

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Airplane!: The ‘Don’t Call Me Shirley!’ Edition (1980)

Airplane! basically gets by on one joke: sight gags based on tricks of perspective or on thwarting expectation.

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10 Jan 2006 // 10:00 PM

	Various Artists: No Parachute Vol. 1: A Collection of Indie Rock Videos [DVD]

No Parachute, in the creator's words, attempts 'the rebirth of the indie music video', a lofty claim that this mostly uninspired group of videos fails to back-up.

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10 Jan 2006 // 10:00 PM

	The Mission: Lighting the Candles [DVD]

This is all The Mission you really need, assuming - of course -- you really need it.

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The Amazing Race: The Seventh Season

The Amazing Race focuses on couples, sometimes sensationalizing 'negative' interactions, then absolves itself of ethical responsibilities by asserting its 'documentary' status.

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9 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

'This is why I love DVDs,' says Terry Gilliam. 'I can completely destroy the illusion of my film.'"

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	The Eagles: Eagles - Farewell 1 Tour - Live From Melbourne [DVD]

The Eagles may not be traveling in the fast lane any longer, but there are still a lot of good miles left on this sturdy winged vehicle.

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6 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Family Guy, Volume 3

Whereas All in the Family was all about the troubling racism and personal politics of the time, Family Guy takes on many of these same topics and then blurts them out like a tactless guy at a party that says exactly what he's thinking, without even a second thought about self-censorship.

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6 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Roll Bounce (2005)

'Teenage boys alone in Chicago for the summer spells trouble, especially with a lot of pretty extras around,' says Malcolm Lee.

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New York Dolls: All Dolled Up [DVD]

Bob Gruen and then-wife Nadya Beck logged over 40 hours of film of the Dolls, and from this footage comes this new documentary.

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5 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Four Brothers (2005)

'I grew up in sunny southern California, and I'm not used to snow,' says John Singleton. 'I wanted to do a movie with snow in it, so here it is.'"

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Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

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"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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