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Divine Fits

April 2 • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Monday, March 25, 2013
Divine Fits' debut, the aptly titled A Thing Called Divine Fits, finds the quartet employing its lead duo’s addictive stock in trade: sharp, groove-oriented tunes marked by spiky guitars, shimmering keyboards and an urgent vocal thrust.    

Film: Cinema Toast Crunch: The Dark Crystal

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Fans of the late, great Mystery Science Theater 3000 have a new outlet for their love of snide commentary: LIVE Riffing, an endeavor that finds “riffers” providing running commentary on a movie as  

Music: Night Moves

0 Comments · Thursday, March 14, 2013
Night Moves took the reverse Radiohead route in getting its full-length debut, Colored Emotions, a proper release. The Minneapolis trio — singer/guitarist John Pelant, bassist Micky Alfano and multi  

Music: The Whigs

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The Whigs specialize in earnest, guitar-driven nuggets that recall both their hometown’s jangle-laden roots and a variety of old-school heavy-hitters, from Neil Young to The Replacements. The band  

The Whigs

March 17 • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Monday, March 11, 2013
The Whigs specialize in earnest, guitar-driven nuggets that recall both their hometown’s jangle-laden roots and a variety of old-school heavy-hitters, from Neil Young to The Replacements. Hey, sometimes good taste and a rousing live show is more than enough.  

Animal Collective with Dan Deacon

March 12 • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The garish, densely layered cover art for Animal Collective’s latest album, Centipede Hz, is just the first sign that the Baltimore-bred Psych Pop crew was intent on shifting creative gears this time out.  

Lit: Richard Ford

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Richard Ford’s sentences are as seductive as they are simply constructed; his stories as emotionally affecting as they are well executed.   

Mountains

Feb. 28 • Mayday

0 Comments · Monday, February 25, 2013
In cinematic terms — and Mountains is as cinematic as any musical outfit currently crafting soundscapes — it’s as if David Lynch and his longtime composer Angelo Badalamenti wrestled the eternally ethereal Tree of Life away from Terence Malick and injected a serious dose of mood-altering menace into its penultimate scene.
  

Sinister (Summit Entertainment)

2012, R

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Scott Derrickson’s genuinely creepy Sinister transcends many of the clichéd genre tropes that have sprouted up in recent years.
  

Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare (Lionsgate)

2012, PG-13

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Co-directors Matthew Heineman and Susan Froemke’s highly instructive, Sundance-approved documentary attempts to dissect the myriad issues related to healthcare.