'The Saint' Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

'The Saint' Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

By Sarah Boslaugh

Effortlessly charming and infinitely resourceful, Roger Moore's Simon Templar sets the world to rights in hourly installments in The Saint. 22 May 2015 // 1:10 AM

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//Recent Reviews

25 Jun 2014 // 1:06 AM

Strand of Oaks: HEAL

With each album, Tim Showalter complicates our understanding of him and, really, of what we should expect from singer-songwriter records.

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Stephen King, ‘Mr. Mercedes’, and Our Love of Literary Junk Food

Why can't a reader enjoy both Stephen King and Alice McDermott? Fancy Michelin critics have been known to go wild for Shake Shack, after all.

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How to Dress Well: “What Is This Heart?”

The latest album from How to Dress Well sounds similar to his previous work, but doesn't have enough to keep it interesting the third time around.

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Tijuana Panthers: Wayne Interest

Tijuana Panthers mix surf, garage, and punk rock to mostly great effect. Except when they rely on the same exact mix for a few too many songs.

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Flashlights: Bummer Summer

On the band's sophomore record, Florida's Flashlights peel back on some of their their scrappy, crashing rock sound, exposing the complex pop sensibilities underneath and letting them carry the day. It's a risky shift, but one that paid off.

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25 Jun 2014 // 1:02 AM

Ingrid Michaelson: Lights Out

Less a record than a highly calculated means to a bigger end, Lights Out is an attenuated statement of purpose to further develop the Michaelson brand.

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Divine Fits: Live at Third Man Records

While still one of the best “supergroups” out there, Divine Fits' latest release seems a bit forced and perhaps unnecessary.

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City Walls Autumn Falls: Factory

At times reminiscent of Band of Horses, the quieter, acoustic-based songs of the Ozark Mountain Daredevils and the folksy strum of Neil Young, Factory is an astonishingly confident album, and one that should make a name for this band.

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Jaro Milko & The Cubalkanics: Cigarros Explosivos!

They need to either knock you dead with skill or else subvert the whole notion of skill.

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Saul Conrad: a tyrant and lamb

Saul Conrad's third record is a good, surprising record, and a good lesson in finding power without overt force or volume.

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//Mixed media
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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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