Posts Tagged ‘music’
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Una Vida: A Fable of Music and the Mind

A beautiful, heartfelt movie about finding redemption through simple acts of love.
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Get On Up

The James Brown story does everything most other musician biopics do, but none of them does it better than "Get On Up."

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A Late Quartet

Despite a slightly odd bit of casting, this ode to dysfunction, insecurity and endless politics among performers hits all the right notes.
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Treme: Season Two

One of my favorite shows on the air has another season full of joy toward the culture of New Orleans and impressive storytelling skills.

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Joyful Noise

One part "Burlesque," two parts "Country Strong," this glittery train wreck has one watchable Part(on).
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Top 10 TV Episodes of 2011

Austin brings in nine friends to each profile of the best episodes of the year. According to us, "Community" is a lot more popular than the ratings suggest.

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Molly Parker, Actress, “Trigger”

Actress Molly Parker talks to the Yap about her new film "Trigger," learning to rock it out and say goodbye — in the same day — and the power of pink boots.
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The Music Never Stopped

An interesting premise is ruined by stale filmmaking and underwritten characters.

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Treme: Season One

David Simon's new show about post-Katrina New Orleans has a different spirit, but uses the best elements from "The Wire."

The Concert

"The Lives of Others" as shot through the feel-good filter of "Mr. Holland's Opus," "The Concert" tells a tale rarely shown in film, let alone so exuberantly.

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The new Blu-ray is full of bonus features, but the movie remains a bit formulaic.
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Black, White and Blues

Mario van Peebles directed a very good movie about music and redemption.

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Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

It's a very intriguing romance, but it leaves you rather cold.
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Get Him to the Greek

It is as vulgar as it is poignant. Or...strike that, reverse it.