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Review: ‘The Ting Tings’ mend past mistakes with modern disco fever

By | Nov 11, 2014

Recovering from a disastrous second album, which the Guardian described as “saying goodbye to their audience,” The Ting Tings have re-emerged to produce a new album with a new sound.

Review: Reeves returns to action stardom in ‘John Wick’

By | Nov 5, 2014

Despite some campy moments, “John Wick” proves itself as a refreshing action romp.

Review: Taylor Swift ventures into pop realm with ‘1989’

By | Nov 5, 2014

The celebrated country singer is back with her new, more pop-oriented album, “1989.”

Review: Superb acting from Gyllenhaal fuels ‘Nightcrawler’

By | Nov 5, 2014

Though its pacing occasionally falters, “Nightcrawler” soars thanks to a powerful lead performance.

Review: Newest release from Grouper finds beauty in detail

By | Nov 5, 2014

Songwriter Liz Harris offers up intricate, detailed music in her newest release, “Ruins.”

Review: Tale of campus controversy assesses race issues in ‘Dear White People’

By | Nov 5, 2014

While its message is often heavy-handed, “Dear White People” finds success in it’s social commentary.

Review: Neil Diamond manages to stay fresh with “Melody Road”

By | Oct 29, 2014

Folk veteran Neil Diamond may touch on some tired topics in “Melody Road,” but the album still succeeds as an enjoyable listen.

Review: Singer-songwriter Ben Howard taps into darker sounds

By | Oct 29, 2014

Acoustic guitar meets new, darker instrumentals in Ben Howard’s newest studio release.

Review: Unlikely true story of ‘Pride’ illuminates social issues

By | Oct 29, 2014

A well-crafted and humorous script fuel the unlikely true story of “Pride.”

Review: Director Reitman examines impact of social media in ‘Men, Women & Children’

By | Oct 29, 2014

Director Jason Reitman gives audiences a window into how technology impacts daily life in “Men, Women & Children.”

Review: War drama ‘Fury’ expertly renders carnage of battle

By | Oct 29, 2014

Gore and realism make David Ayer’s “Fury” a tough-to-watch, but important cinema experience.

Review: ‘The Judge’ fueled by stars Downey Jr. and Duvall

By | Oct 22, 2014

With a welcome blend of drama and comedy, “The Judge” dishes out lessons on both law and family.