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Review: Futuristic movie displays realism

By | Nov 13, 2013

Based on the novel by Orson Scott Card, new movie “Ender’s Game” captures the action-packed space-age story in beautiful detail.


Review: Baroque pop group fires up experimental sound in album

By | Nov 6, 2013

Following a Grammy Award, Arcade Fire returns with “Reflektor.”


Review: Empowering film breaks cultural norms

By | Nov 4, 2013

“Wadjda,” the first film completely shot in Saudi Arabia, tells the story of a girl defying gender-norms in conservative Saudi Arabia.


Review: Smart’s story unlocked with memoir

By | Nov 4, 2013

Elizabeth Smart, who made national news when she was kidnapped from her home in 2002, opens up about her kidnapping ordeal in her memoir, “My Story.”


Review: Pokémon series catches 3D update

By | Oct 22, 2013

The two new video game releases, “Pokémon X” and “Pokémon Y,” received a graphics update that improved the game’s excitement.


Review: Festival film succeeds with emotional performances

By | Sep 18, 2013

Actors in unconventional crime-drama deliver emotional depth.


Review: Car chases total jumpy thriller

By | Sep 11, 2013

Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez star in “Getaway,” a cheesy and over-the-top, 90-minute Mustang commercial.


Review: Hardcore group finds footing

By | Sep 6, 2013

Heavy-metal band Avenged Sevenfold returns with a familiar sound.


Review: ‘Doris’ reveals rapper’s depth

By | Sep 5, 2013

Former Odd Future hip-hop collective member Earl Sweatshirt returns from long absence with deep album.


Review: Industrial rock performer returns to familiar territory

By | Sep 5, 2013

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor takes a more cheerful tone with the group’s latest album, “Hesitation Marks.”


Review: Director’s visuals overshadow storyline in sci-fi flick

By | Sep 2, 2013

Director Neill Blomkamp’s science-fiction film “Elysium” is visually stunning but focuses too little on the plot.


Review: Daft Punk finds footing in reality

By | Jul 17, 2013

Electronic band Daft Punk has stepped out of its synthetic roots to focus on a more natural sound with latest album, “Random Access Memories.”