Movie Review: Pompeii

Movie Review: Pompeii

Pompeii
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“Pompeii” is a movie of epic proportions. With battle scenes, fireballs and romance, audiences everywhere have some aspect to take pleasure in. Yet, can a movie fully be enjoyed when most audiences already know the ending?

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Q&A with Joanna Bolme of The Jicks

With the release of the band’s sixth studio album Wig Out at Jagbags, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks has opted for short and sweet and laid down a collection of cleverly written pop songs with a rock guitar punch.

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Music Review: Owls

Music Review: Owls

Owls
Two
Pop rock
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More than a decade after Owls’ last release, the band has reunited on Two, an album drowned in stale ’90s vibes and repetitive, headache-inducing riffs.

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Music Review: Horseback

Music Review: Horseback

Horseback
Piedmont Apocrypha
Post-rock
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Local musician Jenks Miller’s latest project appears under the guise of Horseback, an ethereal mix of metal and post-rock instrumentals.

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Music Review: Yellow Ostrich

Music Review: Yellow Ostrich

Yellow Ostrich
Cosmos
Electronic
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Through the combination of ethereal electronic ambiance, rhythmic diversity and introspective lyrics, Yellow Ostrich takes listeners on an emotional journey in its new album, Cosmos.

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Movie Review: RoboCop

Movie Review: RoboCop

RoboCop
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Make no mistake: “RoboCop” is fun. Its 108 minutes of action-packed visual dynamite secure it a place among those light, mediocre adventure flicks usually reserved for mid-summer releases.

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Movie Review: Winter's Tale

Movie Review: Winter's Tale

Winter’s Tale
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“Winter’s Tale” tries so hard to be a film that moves beyond mere romance — it contains hints of magical realism, New York gangsters, fantasy, Heaven vs. Hell and a heavy sense of fate and destiny.

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