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  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Rocks Off's 10 Biggest Musical Disappointments of 2012

    Everyone's mother once told them, or should have, that life is not always going to be a puppy mill full of unicorns and rainbows. Remember why all those puppies are there. Sometimes life -- and especially pop music -- doesn't turn out like you were expecting, so now we present Rocks Off's Biggest Mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Notes on Nashville: Not Ready for Her Close-Up

    On the fourth episode of Nashville, the past is quickly threatening to engulf the present for our stars, seasoned but conflicted Rayna and young but vulnerable Juliette. The show has officially finished introducing us to the characters, and moved on to introducing new people in the hopes of further ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Notes on Nashville: The Thief of Hearts

    I'll try and keep this relatively brief, because I've been at the dentist all morning. Wednesday's Nashville was considerably more pleasant. At this point the show has done about all the establishing shots it can, and Wednesday it slipped a few new wrinkles into the plot (both subtle and not-so-subt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Notes on Nashville: The Finer Points of Sex and "Songwriting"

    There's a saying in the music business that you have your whole life to make your first album, and a few months to make your next one. The second episode of a new TV show isn't quite the same thing (production schedule, for one), but it is just as useful for potential fans to decide whether or not t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Notes on Nashville: Drama and Deceit In TV's Music City

    I barely watch episodic TV, let alone write about it, but ABC's Nashville made the idea irresistible. A 9 p.m. network drama set in the glamorous and backstabbing world of country music, amid the landmarks and tourist traps of the modern-day "Athens of the South," it offers sudsy tension and hopeful ... More >>

  • Film

    May 20, 2010

    A Decade Makes a Comeback

    Paying homage to the '80s, from Hot Tub Time Machine to MacGruber.

  • Film

    April 11, 2002

    The Lord's Work?

    Bill Paxton's Frailty is too twisted for its own good

  • Film

    December 21, 1995

    Power Trip

    Oliver Stone takes a measured look at how Richard Nixon rose and why he fell

  • Film

    October 20, 1994

    Love Madness

    Tony Richardson's last film is compellingly complex