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A Fine Finish: Thoughts on “The Dark Knight Rises”

The Dark Knight is probably one of the few films in recent years that has gained […]

The Hold Steady indeed

The Hold Steady, a Brooklyn-based band with the tongue-in-cheek tagline “America’s Number One Bar Band”, left […]

by · July 19, 2012 · 0 comments · Muse, The Muse
“True Shred Guitar”:  Sleigh Bells sweep the House of Blues

“True Shred Guitar”: Sleigh Bells sweep the House of Blues

Brooklyn noise-pop-dance-punk-rhythmic (okay, let’s be real, label-defying) duo Sleigh Balls nearly shook the House of Blues […]

by · July 4, 2012 · 1 comment · Muse, The Muse

An old-fashioned good time: A review of “The Amazing Spider-man”

It’s hard to watch The Amazing Spider-Man without getting nostalgic for the days of William Dafoe, […]

Fiona Apple visits the Wang Theatre, vocal fury in tow

The truly great performances, the ones that stick with us, are fueled not by style or […]

by · July 3, 2012 · 0 comments · Muse, The Muse
Motion City Soundtrack Debuts Its Newest Album, Go

Motion City Soundtrack Debuts Its Newest Album, Go

With one floor of general admission, the fans crowded in together tightly. They nodded their heads […]

by · July 3, 2012 · 0 comments · Muse, The Muse

Parrotheads abound: A night in Mansfield with Jimmy Buffett

Until Saturday night, I was a Buffett virgin. In other words, I had never experienced the […]

by · June 25, 2012 · 0 comments · Muse, The Muse

Honestly, Abe? : A review of “Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”

 To quote Honest Abe’s quasi-sensei Henry Sturgess (Dominic Cooper) in Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, “Real power […]

by · June 22, 2012 · 1 comment · Film & TV, The Muse
The Frustrating Inconsistency of Lola Versus

The Frustrating Inconsistency of Lola Versus

Life passes nonlinearly and challenges unrewardingly. Life can suck – so we go to the movies. […]

Prometheus steals fire, but remains fettered: A Review

Ridley Scott, the director who single-handedly defined science fiction for the silver screen with Alien and […]