Paul McCartney: Tug of War / Pipes of Peace

Paul McCartney: Tug of War / Pipes of Peace

By Jeff Strowe

Long forgotten, these reissues may be a mixed bag, but prove essential when reflecting on the ex-Beatle's vast volume of work. 2 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews
Buster Keaton’s ‘Steamboat Bill, Jr.’ Is Still Painfully Funny

William Canfield Jr. (Buster Keaton) is a thin, rigidly foolish figure, who's liable to be clotheslined by wires or sent cartwheeling over an inconveniently placed railing.

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Michel Houellebecq’s ‘Submission’ Tackles Motives for Conversion

Houellebecq's latest satire has a core of deep humanism running through it.

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New Order: Music Complete

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Gabrielle Aplin: Light Up the Dark

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Darwin Deez: Double Down

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Violence, Glee, Phantasmagoria: Gaiman’s ‘Neverwhere’

Readers familiar with Neil Gaiman’s dreamscapes will find new corners of Neverwhere in this new edition of the author’s seminal first novel.

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The Bohicas: The Making Of

The Bohicas enjoyable debut calls to mind the sound of garage rock from the turn of the century. It's nothing groundbreaking, but the hooks are solid and the tunes are catchy.

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‘Day for Night’ Is a Film Master’s Passionate Ode to His Craft

François Truffaut never produced a more meaningful or downright entertaining tribute to the art of film and filmmaking than 1973's Day for Night.

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Miracles of Modern Science: Mean Dreams

Mean Dreams is a thought experiment of an album, a set of possible answers to an unsolvable problem.

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As in Real Life, the Characters in ‘Sicario’ Are Motivated—But Not Always Stable

Authority and outrage both go a long way toward defining the cause in Sicario, Denis Villeneuve's grim contemplation of the ongoing drug war.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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