Recess

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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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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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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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Hot and Heavy

know it may be sacrilegious to say this on a college campus where one out of every five students count Dumb and Dumber as one of their all-time favorite movies, but I must admit that I am not the...


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Drum on the Djembe

Before it's time to head home for turkey and cranberry sauce, the Department of Music will present a performance of the Djembe Ensemble--Duke's West African drumming group--with special guests...


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Animal Instincts

Techno Animal sounds like two dogs trapped in a car with the windows rolled up and a sampler as their only toy. They're staring death in the face and pissed off.


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Club Cafe

Sick and tired of the same old Duke scene? Feel like if you've been to one campus art event you've been to them all? Then think about getting off campus for a taste of CafZ DADA.


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Smooth Criminals

avid Mamet is a great playwright, a very good screenwriter and a pretty good director. Up until Heist, every film he has helmed has been, at best, a beautiful mess.


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Halo

This is Xbox's flagship title, and for good reason.


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Life as a...Tearduct

If Oprah had a movie club, Life as a House would be a must-see. It has all the elements of one of her book picks--contrived laughs, silly animals, teary-eyed women, troubled teens, etc.


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Jill of All Trades

n 2000, Jill Scott posed a seemingly simple query to an unprepared nation: "Who Is Jill Scott?" Today, everyone from Moby to Ron Isley can answer that question.


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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.


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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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The Phantom Edit

If you thought that last movie you saw was crap, why don't you just make a better version yourself? Well, go on. No, really.