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"...A stunningly crafted objet d'art that evokes serious viewer admiration....Director Alan Parker has done a dazzling job creating screen images to accompany the wall-to-wall music..."Variety "...Madonna, who took voice lessons to extend her range, easily masters the musical material. As importantly, she is a convincing Evita..."Chicago Sun-Times46.85525

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"...A stunningly crafted objet d'art that evokes serious viewer admiration....Director Alan Parker has done a dazzling job creating screen images to accompany the wall-to-wall music..." Variety "...Madonna, who took voice lessons to extend her range, easily masters the musical material. As importantly, she is a convincing Evita..." Chicago Sun-Times46.85525

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"...An almost visionary intensity..." Sight and Sound "...Insistent....MISSISSIPPI BURNING is first-rate." New York Times Included in The New York Times "10 BEST FILMS OF 1988" New York Times "...Alan Parker's MISSISSIPPI BURNING does exactly what he want it to do. It moves us to outrage and horror....MISSISSIPPI BURNING'S most powerful achievement is its creation of time and place..." Los Angeles Times "...Strong on period detail....This still carries a certain brooding power..." Total Film46.73119

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"...A mightily absorbing mystery that also represents the best sustained filmmaking of director Alan Parker..." Variety "...It is a movie cool to the eye....It is the film's cumulative atmosphere that builds its mounting sense of doom..." Los Angeles Times "...With spine-twisting atmosphere, oodles of sly wit and a nightmare-birthing ending..." Total Film "...A definitive 1980s period piece..." Sight and Sound "[Rourke] gives off a vibe of mangy cool..." Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's still a kick to see the two Method men lock acting antlers -- particularly with both at the peak of their pomp." Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "ANGEL HEART grows richer with each viewing, especially in its autumnal palette."Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "ANGEL HEART duly remains a well-regarded Faustian puzzle of a film."Ultimate DVD46.7101

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5 stars out of 5 -- "BUGSY MALONE remains a superb film....Genuine comedy, a sparkling script and accomplished performances."Ultimate DVD46.39873

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"...[The] cast, direction and production are all very good..." Variety "[A] harrowing depiction of the torment of an American serving time in Turkey..." Premiere 4 stars out of 5 -- "The performances are good, especially John Hurt as Hayes' prison confidant..."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "Parker's film is powerful and harrowing, with fine performances from Brad Davis as Hayes and John Hurt as his frail Brit fellow-prisoner."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[G]rippingly well-made stuff."Uncut46.37143

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"...It's a rousing, lively production, bursting out of the screen with talent and exuberance..." Variety "...A jubilant, hugely entertaining movie....The cast is full of glowing newcomers, the score is emphatically upbeat..." New York Times46.37143

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"...Elaborate camera effects and a quarter-hour of full-color animation....One of the most captivating and unusual assemblages of footage seen in a long time..."Variety "...Parker has brought plenty of energy to this project, and he has done his resourceful best to make it an overpowering experience....A shameless all-out assault on the senses..."New York Times "At the core of this bleak psychodrama is Bob Geldof's acting debut as rockstar Pink..."Mojo "[With] the Floyd's music set to powerful visuals, including startling Gerald Scarfe animations."Uncut46.37143

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"...[The filmmakers] have treated ANGELA'S ASHES with scrupulous respect and care..."Los Angeles Times "...A movie of great craft and wonderful images....It is impossible to conceive of better casting of Angela..."Chicago Sun-Times "...Well-crafted and touching..."Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Beautifully crafted....ANGELA'S ASHES is amazingly faithful to its source material..."Sight and Sound "...Parker skillfully leavens the heavy grimness with some funny, well-observed moments..."Total Film "[O]ne of the better rites-of-passage pictures of recent years."Uncut46.37143

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"...It's a rousing, lively production, bursting out of the screen with talent and exuberance..." Variety "...A jubilant, hugely entertaining movie....The cast is full of glowing newcomers, the score is emphatically upbeat..." New York Times46.37143

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"...[The] cast, direction and production are all very good..." Variety "[A] harrowing depiction of the torment of an American serving time in Turkey..." Premiere 4 stars out of 5 -- "The performances are good, especially John Hurt as Hayes' prison confidant..."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "Parker's film is powerful and harrowing, with fine performances from Brad Davis as Hayes and John Hurt as his frail Brit fellow-prisoner."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[G]rippingly well-made stuff."Uncut46.37143

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"...A group of talented newcomers....A hyperkinetic jumble, filling the air with song..."New York Times "...An infectious little movie....Robust performances..." USA Today "...Doyle has a haunting loveliness..."Rolling Stone "...There's no resisting THE COMMITMENTS....When that band starts to sing, the screen fills with genuine life..."Los Angeles Times "[With] a stirring soundtrack and exuberant performances."Uncut46.37143

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Rolling Stone (No. 975, p.79) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[T]he Fingers' potent 1979 debut, teems with harsh, desperate commentary on 'the Troubles' in Northern Ireland..."Q (5/02 SE, p.142) - Included in Q's "100 Best Punk Albums".Q (12/01, p.165) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The genuine voice of youthful outrage..."Mojo (Publisher) (3/03, p.76) - Ranked #12 in Mojo's "Top 50 Punk Albums" - "The Belfast quartet's inspired debut was the first independent album to make the Top 20..."0.2183506

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NME (Magazine) (10/23/93, p.36) - "...the transition from punk terrorists to chart-friendly noo wavers had already begun with [the Stiff Little Fingers]' soft-centred but marvellous second LP, and they were still careening madly by the time it came round to GO FOR IT...the 4th most desirable album of the SLF..."0.2183506

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"[T]he show sincerely portrayed young artists struggling to discover their talents." -- Grade: B+ Entertainment Weekly0.163763

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"[I]ts synthy soundtrack, heated dance-offs, and Day-Glo leg warmers are guilty-pleasure pay dirt." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly20.80311

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"[I]ts synthy soundtrack, heated dance-offs, and Day-Glo leg warmers are guilty-pleasure pay dirt." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly20.80311

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"[I]ts synthy soundtrack, heated dance-offs, and Day-Glo leg warmers are guilty-pleasure pay dirt." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly20.80311

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"[I]ts synthy soundtrack, heated dance-offs, and Day-Glo leg warmers are guilty-pleasure pay dirt." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly20.80311

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"...There is wicked fun to be had..." USA Today10.34472

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"...There is wicked fun to be had..." USA Today10.34472

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"...THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES is sure to cause much leaping from seats, just as any good thriller should..." Box Office "...Pellington's portrait of the bewildered Klein is well drawn....Pellington has a feel for those on the periphery of US society..." Sight and Sound "...It remains an odd and unsetting achievement. Its strangeness alone is going to spark more than a few nightmares..." Total Film "...Pellington's camera expertly creates a bone-chilling atmosphere of doom..." Entertainment Weekly6.3636

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Whatever you want from a Status Quo documentary, Alan G. Parker's lively film has it."Total Film0.548008

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The Wire (p.80) - "[W]ith some tautly structured post-bop settings that give way to improvised modes and extended groove based breakdowns. The energy is solid throughout..."Down Beat (p.76) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[N]ever less than absorbing....A coherent and approachable performance....Parker's sense of humor is also on display, whether it's the joyous humor that infuses 'Malachi's Mode' or 'Four For Tommy''s wry wit."JazzTimes (p.92) - "The 18-minute opener, 'Groove Street,' perfectly demonstrates what these guys can pull off. Parker states the central idea with a repeating bass line, and Drake gets the rhythms going....Before the 18 minutes are up, the band will have touched bebop, postbop and reggae."0.2538776

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Q (p.126) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] purely musical delight....War, violence and death have rarely been sung about so tenderly."Alternative Press (p.152) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] musically tender, lyrically brutal outing at least as potent as the best moments on Yo La Tengo's I CAN HEAR THE HEART BEATING AS ONE."Magnet (p.108) - "[With] plenty of mellotrons and other keyboards, the type that are central to the sonic architecture so characteristic of returning producer Dave Fridmann's planetarium-pop experiments."The Wire (p.55) - "[A] sparer, more abrasive mix of loops, drum machines and distortion....It's a bold move, yet one that plays to their strengths, highlighting the tension and restraint that has long underpinned the group's material."The Wire (p.35) - Included in The Wire's "50 Records of the Year 2007".CMJ (p.39) - "[They] remain one of the most prolific and affecting musical partnerships of the past two decades, striking a perfect balance between Sparhawk's foot-note guitar playing and Parker's terse drumming..."No Depression (p.112) - "Low employs guitars almost solely for color....Melodies don't' come much more beautiful than the album-closing 'Violent Past'."Mojo (Publisher) (p.102) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The sublime combination of Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker's trance-inducing voices are still their trump card....A record that sounds like absolutely no one else on the planet."0.2042283

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Spin (p.72) - "Goth-folk slow jam 'Especially Me' burns with private anger, while 'Witches' sounds like Jimi Hendrix thawing in the sun."Alternative Press (p.93) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Mimi Parker and Alan Sparhawk's honeyed, angelic harmonies are serene drones instead of obvious warnings, with the head-nodding folk gem 'You See Everything' emerging as the highlight."The Wire (p.60) - "Low's sound is pushed from the spacious to the truly anthemic when Nils Cline of Wilco adds lead guitar on 'Witches'....An interesting addition to an already impressive body of work."CMJ - "C'MON is a collection of modern-day hymns, appropriately recorded in a former Catholic church, that wrap around you and slow down the world."Paste (magazine) - "[A] song like 'Especially Me' might move at a stately waltz, with all of its harmonies in place, but it blisters with a seething heart."Record Collector (magazine) (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "C'MON sees them continue to hone their weird mix of post-rock dynamics with the song structures of classic alternative rock -- think Slint backing Neil Young circa ON THE BEACH."Uncut (magazine) (p.32) - Ranked #33 in Uncut's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "A mightily effective summary of the Duluth trio's two-decade career..."0.1712525

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Spin (p.72) - "Goth-folk slow jam 'Especially Me' burns with private anger, while 'Witches' sounds like Jimi Hendrix thawing in the sun."Alternative Press (p.93) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Mimi Parker and Alan Sparhawk's honeyed, angelic harmonies are serene drones instead of obvious warnings, with the head-nodding folk gem 'You See Everything' emerging as the highlight."The Wire (p.60) - "Low's sound is pushed from the spacious to the truly anthemic when Nils Cline of Wilco adds lead guitar on 'Witches'....An interesting addition to an already impressive body of work."CMJ - "C'MON is a collection of modern-day hymns, appropriately recorded in a former Catholic church, that wrap around you and slow down the world."Paste (magazine) - "[A] song like 'Especially Me' might move at a stately waltz, with all of its harmonies in place, but it blisters with a seething heart."Record Collector (magazine) (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "C'MON sees them continue to hone their weird mix of post-rock dynamics with the song structures of classic alternative rock -- think Slint backing Neil Young circa ON THE BEACH."Uncut (magazine) (p.32) - Ranked #33 in Uncut's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "A mightily effective summary of the Duluth trio's two-decade career..."0.1712525

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Low's skeletal, hymnal songs are the frame, but there's a very human story here..."Uncut0.1543842

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Entertainment Weekly (4/11/97, p.85) - "...Mary Rogers' charming if uneven score is at last fully realized." - Rating: B+0.1350861

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