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2014/10/31 11:16
2014/10/31 11:16
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Well, there's only so much co-opting of Vincent Price and Michael Jackson you can do before you give up and go another direction. Halloween isn't the only thing happening this weekend, and we've...
2014/10/31 11:16
2014/10/31 11:16
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2014/10/31 03:53
2014/10/31 03:53
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... Down" is one from the heart. It's a melancholy, evocative, beautifully made memory piece, unblinking and unromanticized, a lovely film that brings great emotion and a dead-on feeling for time,...
2014/10/30 21:34
2014/10/30 21:34
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Writer-director Damien Chazelle's sophomore feature, "Whiplash," showcases a pair of superb performances from Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons as, respectively, a jazz-drumming prodigy and his ferocious,...
2014/10/30 09:51
2014/10/30 09:51
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History will record 1998 as the year technology demolished the barrier for entry into filmmaking, bringing together high-quality digital cameras and desktop computer editing to enable resourceful...
2014/10/29 16:39
2014/10/29 16:39
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With the rhythm and chemistry of a long-standing relationship, Arturo Sandoval's cues to his band consist simply of opening notes. "I don't ever say the title of a song, I play the notes," Sandoval...
2014/10/28 15:36
2014/10/28 15:36
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What does it take to be "one of the greats?" And would the cost be worth the reward? These are the questions at the dark heart of "Whiplash," an indie "Amadeus" set in a New York City music...
2014/10/26 18:19
2014/10/26 18:19
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Novelist NoViolet Bulawayo receives the 2014 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for fiction on Friday at the Carnegie Library in Northwest Washington. (DeNeen L. Brown/The Washington Post) Zimbabwean...
2014/10/25 19:50
2014/10/25 19:50
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John Connolly’s 12th Charlie Parker thriller, “The Wolf in Winter” (in stores Tuesday), is the author at his best. The private investigator has taken a break from his hunt for The Collector, a...
2014/10/25 12:20
2014/10/25 12:20
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There is literally blood on the drums in Whiplash. An audacious, harrowing psychodrama about jazz, the ephemerality of greatness, and the role of a teacher, the movie is already generating Oscar...
2014/10/25 11:18
2014/10/25 11:18
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People are buzzing about the upcoming show that some are calling “the greatest folk concert Long Island has seen in decades!” On Nov. 20, the Hillwood Recital Hall at the Tilles Center for the...
2014/10/25 08:05
2014/10/25 08:05
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The film is being described as a passion project for the Oscar-nominated actor, who recently won plaudits at the Toronto film festival for his directorial debut, Seymour: An Introduction, a...
2014/10/25 02:16
2014/10/25 02:16
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On the cutting edge of pop in the 80s and 90s, Neneh Cherry paved the way for today’s sassy female stars. Now she’s back and heading to the Auckland Arts Festival in the New Year. Kate Mossman meets...
2014/10/24 17:48
2014/10/24 17:48
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Music Review: Tony Scott – ‘Tony Scott Lost Tapes Germany 1957/Asia 1962 [Remastered] | Blogcritics Blogcritics The critical lens on today's culture & entertainment Today on Blogcritics Music...
2014/10/24 17:24
2014/10/24 17:24
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What does it take to be "one of the greats?" And would the cost be worth the reward? These are the questions at the dark heart of "Whiplash," an indie "Amadeus" set in a New York City music...
2014/10/24 17:23
2014/10/24 17:23
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The cheering of more than 1,600 Montgomery County fifth-graders was nearly deafening Wednesday at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. It wasn’t One Direction driving their enthusiasm,...
2014/10/23 20:02
2014/10/23 20:02
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Surprise! There’s a biopic of singer and jazz trumpeter Chet Baker shooting in Canada right now, and it stars Ethan Hawke. The film is called Born to Be Blue, and is written and directed by Canadian...
2014/10/23 17:18
2014/10/23 17:18
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When saxophonist Charlie Parker was a teen, he sat in on a set at Kansas City's Reno Club with a group of seasoned jazz musicians. Among them: Count Basie drummer Jo Jones. Things were going well for...
2014/10/23 09:46
2014/10/23 09:46
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Crossan signs, Marshall scores. 1962 – John Crossan signed for Sunderland from Belgian side Standard Liege for £26,700. The Northern Ireland international began his career at Derry City before...
2014/10/21 22:04
2014/10/21 22:04
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KANSAS CITY — The museum’s introductory video speaks to the soul of baseball, and especially the playoffs. The unpredictability of it all, the realization of dreams, the need for everyone who cares...
2014/10/21 15:13
2014/10/21 15:13
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Why don't filmmakers get jazz? Why do most feature films miss the meaning of the music in attempting to depict it? Why is the original American art form apparently so elusive on screen? Two new...
2014/10/31 11:16
2014/10/31 11:16
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