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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. 


Sun Soul Orchestra | What Matters Most (s/r)

Written by Marc Farr Friday, 24 April 2015 23:23

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Sun Soul Orchestra just might find its way onto a jazz station turntable and, if so, big things could happen.


Mythbusters Live: Adam and Jaime Unleashed | 04.18.15

Written by Marc Farr Friday, 24 April 2015 23:16

Mythbusters 75Appearing in a series of superhero t-shirts, Hymneman demonstrated the strength of… phone books.


Death Grips | Jenny Death (Harvest)

Written by Marcus Mercer Friday, 24 April 2015 15:10

Each track delves into different topics like race, sex, and drugs, but twists them in such a cynical and demented way.


The Water Diviner (Warner Bros., R)

Written by Lea Vrábelová Thursday, 23 April 2015 23:36

It surely brings perspective on multi-cultural grief.


Age of Adaline (Lionsgate, PG-13)

Written by Samantha LaBat Thursday, 23 April 2015 23:22

Age of Adaline is not a film to buy and re-watch, but it is definitely worth seeing.


Comedy Dynamics Presents: Bill Hicks (Fathom Events, NR)

Written by Pete Timmermann Wednesday, 22 April 2015 23:36

He wasn’t nearly as appreciated in his time as he should have been, especially in America, but his popularity seems to rise with every new year.


Smallpools | Lovetap! (RCA)

Written by Laura Hamlett Sunday, 19 April 2015 15:48

cd smallpoolsIf someone catches you dancing alone, just tell them you’ve got Smallpools playing on your headphones; they’ll understand.


Damien Rice | 04.17.15

Written by Laura Hamlett Saturday, 18 April 2015 16:09

live damien-rice_75You can feel all the emotions: sadness, yes, but also yearning, begging, hoping, conceding, and accepting, triumphing, even.


Class of 1984 (Shout! Factory, R)

Written by Samantha LaBat Tuesday, 14 April 2015 08:00

Class of 1984 is a must-see film. Beyond being great, it deals with real issues that are still relevant today.


Beth Hart | Better than Home (ProVogue)

Written by Marc Farr Saturday, 18 April 2015 14:11

cd beth-hartAs if her vocal talents were not enough to blow you away, Hart penned every song on the album, showcasing herself as a master songcrafter.


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