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Quantum of Solace

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Last Night: Alicia Keys at Toyota Center

    Alicia Keys Toyota Center March 18, 2013 In concert, Alicia Keys projects such focus and command over her domain, the stage, it can be intimidating to witness up close. One would hate to be a backup dancer and step out of line. But she can also perform with an exquisite vulnerability, the kind of ... More >>

  • Film

    November 8, 2012

    James Bond, Out of Time

    Fifty years in, the spy is ever less relevant - and still beloved. Why?

  • Film

    August 23, 2012

    Action Movies Don't Have to Suck

    A lament for lost carnage - and coherence.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Jack White: His Best And Worst So Far

    It goes without saying that Jack White is, and has been, one of the most prolific artists in contemporary popular music. From The White Stripes' self-titled album to his WTF collaboration with hardcore hip-hop dup Insane Clown Posse last year, the guy has released or produced an album every year wit ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    The Five Best Bond Themes

    Critics may have found the 22nd James Bond caper, Quantum of Solace, "grim and downcast" (The New York Times), but audiences didn't seem to mind, turning out in sufficient numbers for Quantum to set a new 007 opening-weekend record of more than $70.4 million (domestic). But never mind the movie - tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    How Quantum of Solace Stacks Up

    As you may have noticed, a new James Bond movie opened last weekend. Sony executives are celebrating Quantum of Solace's $70 million opening - the biggest for any Bond movie - by snorting gold-plated cocaine atop a palanquin borne by castrated former Viacom employees, but we at Hair Balls are quietl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2008

    Balls...Hair Balls: Best Bond Villains

    In compiling a list of the best Bond baddies, one has to establish a few parameters. For starters, you must take into account the bad guy's ultimate objective, weighting plans for global conquest/destruction more heavily than mere monetary gain. Then there are more esoteric factors, like background, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    Balls...Hair Balls: The Top Five Bond Girl Names

    To commemorate the premiere of Quantum of Solace this week, Hair Balls will be bringing you a week of 007-related lists that will hopefully get you all amped up to go see the movie opening day and buy lots of the products featured therein. Brought to you by Bollinger Champagne. Bollinger...it's cham ... More >>

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