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The Ones That Got Away

Former Recess Music Editor Robert Kelley once touted The Kingsbury Manx as the "next big thing," a claim that earned him "Most Overblown Prediction" in Recess's "Best Of" issue, not to mention a...


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The Ones That Got Away

Like the White Stripes and the Strokes of this year, The Tyranny of Distance sounds like all the history of rock and roll, condensed and spit-shined into something raucous and livelier than ever.


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The Ones That Got Away

2001's Americana poster boy sure was busy: A year after Ryan Adams' band Whiskeytown released their damn fine final album, he pops out two more--solo--as if he'd had 'em stored up all along....


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Amélie

Ahh, AmZlie, ma cherie. You tickle my palette, intoxicate me with the sweet wine of your dazzling smile.


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Orange County

Orange County, a comedy about a young man whose college plans are thwarted, has an impressive pedigree--the offspring of director Lawrence Kasdan (Jake), Tom Hanks (Colin) and Sissy Spacek...


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Park Perfect

obert Altman's Gosford Park is a marvelous satire focusing on both the tragedies of the servant-aristocrat system of post-WWI England and the similarity of the personal relationships among members...


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We The People Pledge to Rock You

f the thought of spending this Saturday night fighting the post-rush frenzy on West leaves you quivering, get yourself over to the Coffeehouse on East Campus, where local rockers WeThePeople will...


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Emo Confessional

I hate Chris Carraba's ex-girlfriends, and I've never even met them. It's not their fault, really--his project, Dashboard Confessional, puts me vicariously through all of his heartbreak.


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A Life Spent Awake

If movies can be frustrating in their dispiriting lack of ideas, it is outright disarming to come across one that's built and composed on only thought and imagination.


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Spying A Winner

Spy Game, the new espionage thriller from Tony Scott (Enemy of the State), has all the elements of a good spy-thriller: double-crosses, mysterious women, rogue agents, a cover-up and Robert Redford.


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Radiohead Stays Alive

When Radiohead warped forward to the far reaches of the music universe thanks to dual engines of Kid A and Amnesiac, most fans and critics were surprisingly willing to take the trip with them.


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Bottled with Bite

Leave Evian for the naive. Check out the new bottled water, one that's not only vapor distilled but also seasoned with fruit.