'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

13 Jan 2014 // 2:04 AM

Connan Mockasin: Caramel

The sophomore album from New Zealand native Connan Mockasin spends too much of its 40-minute duration navel-gazing instead of turning up the heat. True to its title in most respects, the music of Caramel embodies a gooey, languorous quality that would benefit from the removal of any and all vocals.

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13 Jan 2014 // 2:03 AM

Steve Nieve: ToGetHer

This album may ultimately be better suited to summer haze than winter chill. But Nieve is one classy musician and these songs (mostly) deserve a listen.

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Dizzy Gillespie: Dizzy’s Big 4

One of Dizzy’s wonderful mid-career dates for Pablo gets a reissue.

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13 Jan 2014 // 2:01 AM

God Is an Astronaut: Origins

The Irish post-rock quintet returns with another emotionally draining masterpiece.

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HBO’s ‘True Detective’ and the Gentle Apocalypse of the Louisiana Landscape

Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) encounter a rogues' gallery of supporting characters, including the bad men we need to keep other bad men from the door.

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Growing Up Is Getting Complicated, in a Good Way, in Season 3 of ‘Girls’

Girls is becoming more complex along with its characters, and as a result, the viewer feels a greater investment.

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Brothers Together Again in Fox’s ‘Enlisted’

The show's two central flaws work against each other, as interactions among the characters are consistently unfunny and unrealistic.

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Every Voice Matters: ‘Listening is an Act of Love’

Even though the audio is the real star, Listening is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special is a touching animated film that anyone who has ever heard a good story should witness.

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Former Heavyweight Champ Mike Tyson Becomes a Raconteur and Memoirist—Who Knew?

Mike Tyson has a gift for introspection and storytelling those whom disdain him as some sort of anti-social beast might find surprising.

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‘Una Noche’ Is Admirable for Its Effort, but Not for Its Intention

Director Lucy Mulloy proves that she is nothing but a tourist who went to an exotic land, got the best out of it, and then went back to her own creature comforts.

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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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