Don’t Bother ‘Keeping Up with the Joneses’ (FILM REVIEW)


Talent, potential, and time are all wasted in this giant mess of a film.

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Jack Reaches New Lows in ‘Never Go Back’ (FILM REVIEW)


In retrospect, "Never Go Back" feels like a warning. Save your time and money and just watch the original Jack Reacher instead.

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Chrissie Hynde & Dan Auerbach Work Brilliantly On The Pretenders’ ‘Alone’ (ALBUM REVIEW)


As the only constant member of the famed rock band The Pretenders, Chrissie Hynde has worked relentlessly as a pioneer for female-fronted rock and roll bands since 1979. She has unapologetically written, recorded and performed ...

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Shovels & Rope Lay Down a Showcase at Bowery Ballroom (SHOW REVIEW)


To celebrate Shovel & Rope’s strongest release of their career, Little Seeds, the duo of Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent played three packed shows at NYC’s best venue, Bowery Ballroom, and Wednesday night’s (10/19) ...

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In Season Three ‘Black Mirror’ Shows Its Darkest Reflection Yet (TV REVIEW)

Black Mirror

With its third season now on Netflix, Black Mirror continues to push the boundaries of imaginative story telling.

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Conor Oberst Rebounds With Reflective ‘Ruminations’ (ALBUM REVIEW)


Credit Conor Oberst with truth in advertising. Ruminations is all its title implies, a series of sad story songs that bring reflection and remorse to the fore. Oberst’s once bright eyes seem considerably dimmer at ...

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Kings of Leon Refuse To Back Down On ‘Walls’ (ALBUM REVIEW)


It’s time to start feeling dated when you realize that Kings of Leon released their first album over 13 years ago. On their seventh album WALLS, Kings of Leon returned to Los Angeles to record ...

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The Congress Represent Potent Diversity on ‘The Game’ (ALBUM REVIEW)


While our poisoned politics might dissuade anyone from opting for an album by a group that calls itself The Congress, the music it provides is a far cry from the anguish and antagonism reaped by ...

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Austin Film Festival: Dark Comedy ‘Middle Man’ Comes Out On Top (FILM REVIEW)


A superbly crafted, intricately demented tale that both celebrates and critiques the essence of dark comedy.

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Dave Stewart & Friends Rock The Troubadour (SHOW REVIEW)


Dave Stewart brought another magical night of music to Hollywood on Monday night October 3 at the iconic Troubadour nightclub in Hollywood. The masterful English rock guitarist is, perhaps best known as one-half of one ...

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