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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.


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Careful what you wish for: Books

It's often difficult to match the right book to the right person. Just because you loved All the Pretty Horses or Who Moved My Cheese? doesn't mean your loved ones will.


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Cocky Kid Sqawk

After the huge success of 1998's Devil Without a Cause, it seems feasible that Kid Rock would at least try to write some fresh material.


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A Magical Potter

I was first introduced to the dark but magical world of Harry Potter several years ago by my mother, a third-grade teacher.


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Careful what you wish for: Music

Ever since Rolling Stone shed its cool and became the official spokesmagazine for Britney and all things tagged for mass consumption, there's been a big old void in the music world.


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Careful what you wish for: Taste

What would the holiday season be without food? Time is running out to indulge in your favorite goodies before New Year's resolution time comes around, so Otis the season for culinary gifts.


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Nowhere Man

s critics never fail to note, the Brothers Coen are some kind of film savants--they know everything about movies and nothing about life.


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De Chirico Lands at the DUMA

t can be taken as a refreshing proof of the existence of some sort of natural justice in the universe that Giorgio de Chirico, a genius most mortally in touch with his own unique muse, was plagued...


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Morning After Pill

A real hangover cure--is it too good to be true? After seeing commercials for Alka-Seltzer's new Morning Relief tablets, Recess decided to find out if it's the real deal.