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Join our movie reviewers as they look at this week's movies. Let them whisper in your ear in the darkened theatre, and nobody will shush you. 


Victor Frankenstein (20th Century Fox, PG-13)

Written by Nic Champion Tuesday, 24 November 2015 23:58

victor-frankenstein 75Ultimately, Victor Frankenstein is harmlessly bad and occasionally surprisingly good. But mostly bad.


The Good Dinosaur (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, PG)

Written by Pete Timmermann Tuesday, 24 November 2015 23:45

The-Good-Dinosaur-Movie 75The Good Dinosaur is a bit of a mess, but enjoyable all the same.


The Struts | Tapping the ’70s

Written by Doug Tull Tuesday, 24 November 2015 11:48

struts 300_sq“Fashion is a big part; I like music to have a visual impact.”


Big Freedia | 11.13.15

Written by Courtney Dowdall Friday, 20 November 2015 16:46

live big-freediaWhen Big Freedia shines on stage—literally, with the flash of her sequined, silver sparkly nails—she lights up the entire venue with her enthusiasm and energy.


Telegraph Canyon | The Anchor Leg

Written by Willie Edward Smith Thursday, 19 November 2015 17:28


"I always felt like there were missing songs that I wished we could play live for folks. Now we have them!"




The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2 (Lionsgate, PG-13)

Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 19 November 2015 23:29

Mockingjay Part 2 75To be fair, I’m sure it’ll make tons of money, but more out ofsense of duty on the audience’s part, and not because it deserves it.


Ben Folds + yMusic | 11.17.15

Written by Mike Rengel Thursday, 19 November 2015 11:06

live Ben-Folds

Always a consummate performer, sometimes serious, but often cloaked in various grades of aloofness and smart-assery, this time Folds looked, sang, and acted as if he’d had a revelation.


Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine (Virgil Films, NR)

Written by Sarah Boslaugh Tuesday, 17 November 2015 20:24

matt-shepard-is-a-friend-of-mine 75It focuses on the personal more than the political.


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