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Kevin Barnes Of Montreal
Kevin Barnes Of Montreal
Kevin Barnes Of Montreal

Some 15 years ago, indie rockers Of Montreal coalesced in Athens, Georgia and quickly became part of a loose collective of neo psychedelic bands dubbed Elephant 6. Led by singer-songwriter Kevin Barnes, the group stands poised ...

 
 
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Life of Pi
Life of Pi
Life of Pi

Before Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) signed on to direct Life of Pi, the film based on Yann Martel’s 2001 fantasy novel by the same name, a few other notable directors came and went. First, it was M. Night Shyamalan ...

 
 
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Silver Linings Playbook
Silver Linings Playbook
Silver Linings Playbook
 

Silver Linings Playbook: Couples therapy

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November 23, 2012
 



Fresh out of a mental institution where he was sent after an over-the-top jealous outburst, Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) moves back into to his family home. While his parents welcome him back, their son’s return to everyday li...

 
 
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Rise of the Guardians
Rise of the Guardians
Rise of the Guardians

Ostensibly a Christmas movie, Rise of the Guardians, an animated 3D flick based on the William Joyce book series, has a pretty good twist. While it refers to both Santa and Jack Frost, it throws a few other magical childhood he...

 
 
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Red Dawn
Red Dawn
Red Dawn

We’re not sure how 1984’s Red Dawn became a cult hit. The film’s cold war theme undoubtedly played into popular fears about a Soviet invasion. And the fact that a group of fearless teens survive and give the communists some ser...

 
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Grace Potter
Grace Potter
Grace Potter

Ten years ago, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals formed ten years ago in Waitsfield, Vermont and immediately found a following with jam band enthusiasts. The band eventually caught on with the country crowd, too, and Potter’s due...

 
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Mark Eitzel
Mark Eitzel
Mark Eitzel

A “military brat” who moved around a lot and ended up playing punk rock in England in the late ’70s, singer-guitarist Mark Eitzel moved from city to city before settling in San Francisco shortly after graduating from Ohio State...

 
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Since performing their new single “Same Love” on Ellen, the hip-hop group Macklemore & Ryan Lewis has seen its popularity escalate. The two white dudes from Seattle have been selling out shows on tour in support of The Heis...

 
 
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Smashed
Smashed
Smashed

It’s often the case that film festival favorites don’t live up to the hype. A case in point is James Ponsoldt’s Smashed, a movie that won the “U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Prize for Excellence in Independent Film Producing” at th...

 
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Moody Blues
Moody Blues
Moody Blues

Given that most bands are lucky to celebrate a 10-year anniversary, it’s remarkable that the Moody Blues are still around to mark the 45th anniversary of Days of Future Passed, a concept album that put the band on the British p...