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    Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence Review
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    Lana Del Rey Ultraviolence Interscope   Sharpen yourself up and make ready for a bit of the old Ultraviolence. Lana Del Rey is the performing pseudonym of Lizzie Grant. Or is Lizzie Grant really the pseudo-person here? Her third studio album Ultraviolence installs a new window into her Malibu beach house mystery. With the surprising […]

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    Parquet Courts – Sunbathing Animal Review
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    Parquet Courts Sunbathing Animal What’s Your Rupture? / Mom & Pop There’s a comfortable, worn-in feeling that comes from listening to Parquet Courts. That rambling, too-cool-to-care, slacker punk sound was fully realized in their sophomore album Light Up Gold. So where do they grow from here? This year’s full length installment Sunbathing Animal is no […]

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    Her Review
    Posted in: Featured, Movies

    “Sometimes I think I’ve felt everything I’m ever gonna feel, and from here on out I’m not going to feel anything new, just lesser versions of what I’ve already felt.” That’s a line that Joaquin Phoenix‘s Theodore says in the first act of Spike Jonze’s Her, and after all the beauty of the rest of the film, […]

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    Swans – To Be Kind Review
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    Swans To Be Kind Young God   Michael Gira wants you to feel numb, but he doesn’t want to do the numbing for you. What you bring to his masterpiece To Be Kind is all on you. If you don’t have any prior reference to Swans or its principle raving lunatic Michael Gira, you’re at […]

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    X-Men: Days Of Future Past Review
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    Out of all of the superhero franchises that have been introduced to movie-goers, the X-Men franchise has had the most unstable past. Bryan Singer presented the X-Men to theaters way back in 2000, and subsequently resuscitated the superhero genre that had flat-lined as a result of 1997’s Batman & Robin. Or perhaps…the genre was just left…in […]