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under the sea

It's that time again. The weather is getting hotter, the days are getting longer, and the kids are out of school.


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let's talk about SEX

Fashionistas, fear not. Voyeurs, enjoy the view. The fourth season of Sex and the City retains its trademark style and more skin than the Spice Channel. It retains hints of sarcasm and satire.


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MOULIN HUGE

A night at the Moulin Rouge is a night well spent; Moulin Rouge is easily one of the best movies of the year.


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Shrek

There's nothing like a heavy dose of self-awareness to turn the simplest, purest pleasures of pop culture into smarm.


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Angel Eyes

Walking out of Angel Eyes, I thought of the advice my father gave me a long time ago about choosing movies to see in the theatre.


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R.E.M. Revealed

When all else fails, go with what you know. On their 12th studio album, R.E.M. shimmer with the same subdued intensity that won them fans 20 years ago.


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All Hail the Clown King

If nothing else, the revival of Herb Gardner's A Thousand Clowns confirms that Tom Selleck possesses an adroit sense of comedic timing that can enable a play--even a play as tired as this one--to...


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The Sopranos

Recipe for a soundtrack: Take one part Three Dog Night, add a cover of a Bob Dylan or Paul Simon song done by a new, "edgy" artist, mix with a convoluted cut of rap and toss in half-a-dozen recent...


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Pulp Perros

A dog is a man's best friend. They fetch our slippers, come when called, obey our commands and sometimes, it seems, read our moods from our scent and slouch.


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Reaching the Rock

Smart is chic. The hottest bands today are displaying an intelligence that just a few years ago would have gotten them bound and gagged with flannel and tossed into the dumpster of the local TCBY.