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The Other Boleyn Girl lacks substance

April 1, 2008

Filed under Movie Reviews

Filled with adulterous affairs, families and nations torn apart by sibling rivalries, and beheadings, The Other Boleyn Girl brings the tale of English King Henry VIII and his infamous second wife Anne Boleyn to life in this mel...

Mars Volta experiments with psychedelic sound

April 1, 2008

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The Mars Volta actually have a reason to sound crazy this time. The band was recently possessed by a Ouija board called the Soothsayer and a spirit named Goliath, hence their latest album name, The Bedlam in Goliath. And whatever...

Strange Wilderness: a box office dump

March 18, 2008

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Strange Wilderness’s Steve Zahn has made a name for himself in Hollywood as the sometimes zany, but loveable sidekick. Hailing from Cooper High School, Zahn has shined in secondary roles in movies like Rescue Dawn, Sahara, and...

Bangkok Haunts mixes humor, suspense

March 18, 2008

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Set in the hot streets of Krung Thep (Bangkok), English author John Burdett takes us back to District 8 in his newest book Bangkok Haunts. We re-join Sonchai Jitpleecheep, who must investigate the death of his past love, Damrong,...

Dance punk band fails to deliver

March 18, 2008

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Slick Dogs and Ponies is a classic final album for a one-hit-wonder. Maybe Louis XIV will create another album, but they probably shouldn’t. It might be impossible to make a more lethargic album than Slick Dogs and Ponies...

Nash produces quirky pop album

March 18, 2008

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British singer-songwriter Kate Nash has hit number one on the U.K. album charts with her debut album “Made of Bricks” and is quickly receiving international recognition. The album was released in the U.K. last August 2, 2007,...

Beautiful scenery doesn’t save Fool’s Gold

March 18, 2008

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When I first saw the commercial for Fool’s Gold, I thought “a simple, romantic comedy in a nice tropical setting with good-looking actors…maybe I’ll get a few laughs.” However, the shots of beautiful beach scenery and...

Doveman’s Lamp Rock captures feelings of desparation

March 18, 2008

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Through a faint whisper barely audible enough to understand, Thomas Bartlett, lead singer of Doveman, captures the feelings of heartbreak and loneliness with his desperate odes to isolation. Consisting of five members, Doveman’s...

Be Kind Rewind: Worth a second look

Ryan Shaver

March 18, 2008

Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

Michael Gondry has done it again. Known as the director who brought us masterpieces like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Science of Sleep, Gondry uses his creative mind to create the funny and visually satisfying Be...

Make time for Atlas Sound

Andy Lesser

March 18, 2008

Filed under A&E, Music Reviews

When Deerhunter announced they were going to take a “break,” fans were understandably disappointed, but these fans have no reason to be upset any longer; the band’s lead singer, Bradford James Cox, has created a solo album...

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