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Q (5/97, p.138) - 2 Stars (out of 5) - "...sounds rather tentative now and dresses occasionally in progressive rock hand-me-downs..."106.4637

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Record Collector (magazine) (p.87) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Weird harmonies, weirder time signatures....Listening to it again after two decades or so, it's possible to discern an affinity with the Canterbury school....A classic."85.171

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Record Collector (magazine) (p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[W]e already hear the twinkling acoustic guitars of Genesis, the Pythagorean chord structures of Gentle Giant...and a smattering of Van Der Graaf Generator's horror chords."0.4749485

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Entertainment Weekly (9/15/00, p.79) - "...Moving, moody originals honor cities and transition zones....his compelling blend of lyricism and muscularity affirms his role as a gentle giant of jazz piano." - Rating: AQ (11/00, p.110) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...It's a romantic, saturated style informed by numerous classical composers; and his group operates with the kind of inner communication that makes the piano trio such a special format..."CMJ (9/25/00, p.30) - "...A musical travelogue....a complex dose of melodicism that is aggressive, elegant and poignant."JazzTimes (12/00, p.101) - "...Has much of the same mix of longing and belonging as Keith Jarrett's mid-'70s recordings....swaying between the rhapsodic and broodingly introspective..."0.2713991

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CMJ - "Tiga's ultra-lux lounge compositions are smooth and well-heeled....No lyrics can steal the show from the bass-driven beats..."Pitchfork (Website) - "CIAO! provides plenty of dancefloor fodder....'What You Need' stands as the best of the album's flossy first half, beginning with a riotous, overloaded squelch and pushing through nearly six minutes of burly dancefloor mash."0.2438463

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Monica Ali's best-selling novel about life in London's Bangladeshi quarter gets a sensitive treatment from director Sarah Gavron, deftly condensing its sprawling narrative without sacrificing colour or texture."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The] well-drawn characters help make this an involving portrait of a community whose patriarchal traditions are under threat."Empire "BRICK LANE is an interior story about a personal journey of self-discovery..."Sight and Sound "Chatterjee gives a warm, supple performance..."Box Office 4 stars out of 5 -- "Quietly powerful, thanks to the restraint of its cast and the strength of its ideas, BRICK LANE is a gentle giant that will hopefully introduce a whole new generation to Ali's great novel."Ultimate DVD "A sensitive and occasionally poetic film, BRICK LANE is an absorbing tale of personal empowerment and emotional growth."USA Today0.2374742

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JazzTimes (p.54) - "Once again, Fourplay reminds us that the 'smooth' in smooth jazz doesn't have to be blasphemous. In their hands, 'smooth jazz' never felt as good and true."0.195077

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Rolling Stone (p.76) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "This time, they've gone more playfully experimental....'Canajoharie' has one of Linnell's catchiest choruses ever."Spin (p.79) - "Their wit keeps maturing, but TMBG's gentle weirdness is forever young."CMJ - "JOIN US is a collection of short songs -- only two songs last longer than three minutes -- which allows the Johns to inhabit a range of different personalities and styles."Paste (magazine) - "The songs are novel in both conception and execution....JOIN US is always fun, consciously clever and catchy..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.102) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The staccato power-pop of 'You Probably Get That A Lot' is a delightfully coy and fumbling chat-up....[The album] keeps them cruising along at a nifty pace."22.41127

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"...The numerous fight sequences have a ferocity that's only been improved on since the advent of CGI..." Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] a menagerie of T-Rexes and giant turtles across a volcanic landscape....[It] remains an important cinematic landmark."Total Film0.2244853

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"The teen drama 'To Save a Life,' nicely directed by Brian Baugh from a script by Jim Britts, manages to be appealing, poignant and inspiring in ways that are gentle and quite real."Los Angeles Times0.2144202

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"The teen drama 'To Save a Life,' nicely directed by Brian Baugh from a script by Jim Britts, manages to be appealing, poignant and inspiring in ways that are gentle and quite real."Los Angeles Times0.2144202

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"...Theron is a saucy punchline to the movie's riddle..." Sight and Sound "...It gently teaches lessons about respect for human and animal life while being thoroughly engaging..." -- 4 out of 5 stars Box Office "...Technically, this Joe is a sensation, perhaps the most lifelike giant of them all..." Los Angeles Times0.2068869

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Rolling Stone (p.69) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Feist flutters through a Vashti Bunyan gem with Ben Gibbard, and Sharon Jones sanctifies Shuggie Otis' psych-soul classic 'Inspiration Information.'"Spin (p.82) - "[T]he latest in the Red Hot series of AIDS benefit albums plays like a musically and thematically linked NPR broadcast from a gentle corner of indie-rock heaven."Pitchfork (Website) - "Sufjan Stevens breaks his relative silence with a cover of the Castanets' `You Are the Blood'..Infusing the track with a twitchy, restless quality, Stevens reimagines the song - musically as well as lyrically - as a tussle between the subject and his body."0.2062332

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Down Beat (p.66) - "With an intoxicating, forceful coo, Winstone inhabits everything on this album, expecially the tunes with her lyrics and music."JazzTimes (p.81) - "The mood is mellow, the atmosphere charged with intellectual electricity, and the musicianship sublime."Global Rhythm (Publication) (p.49) - "[H]er first ECM release in a decade shows her to be as commanding and inventive a presence as ever."0.1725222

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Rolling Stone (4/13/00, p.132) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...a gorgeous work....running the gamut of Giant Sand's signature styles, from murmured poetry to sinuous countrified pop...to sprawling drunken blues....enchanting..."Spin (6/00, p.152) - 8 out of 10 - "...Dreamy...as startling for its technical gloss as its emotional wallop....easily the band's most finished work....steeped in [frontman, Howe Gelb's] distinct roots messthetic, just recorded better..."Q (5/00, p.107) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Parched, desolate country-noir of the leanest, meanest kind....subdued, atmospheric [and] suprisingly orderly....Giant Sand's most persuasive album to date..."Magnet (1-2/01, p.45) - Included in Magnet's "20 Best Albums of 2000" - "...Easily Giant Sand's finest hour..."CMJ (3/6/00, p.3) - "...the band's ragged glory has now been replaced with songcraft and subtlety....Well-heeled and well-behaved, Giant Sand indeed puts its best foot forward..."No Depression (5-6/00, pp.113-4) - "...No other Sand project illustrates...Gelb's creative ambience integrated within a subtly linear structure...so well as CHORE....[It] finds a homey balance between the random and ephemeral, the rational and immutable."Mojo (Publisher) (5/00, p.92) - "...A suitably sombre undertow, with [Howe] Gelb's world-weary vocals becoming positively sepulchral on the likes of 'Wolfy' and 'Dusted'...[though] there are plenty of uplifting moments to be found..."NME (Magazine) (3/18/00, p.34) - 8 out of 10 - "...raids America's cultural aquarium to create a bold, often disorienting world....full of loss and wondering, tremulous sensitivity and gentle explosions of color....There's never been a better time to get your head stuck in the Sand."Record Collector (magazine) (p.95) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here's an inherent sense of tragedy that runs through the veins of these songs."0.1497106

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"...A monumental treat as well as a crafty assemblage of mythologies..." New York Times "...The visuals are a stunning widescreen mix of digital and hand-drawn artwork....The giant waves, monster crustaceans, flame-throwing fireflies and rivers of lava arrive in a furious rush..." USA Today "...[Norvello gives a] marvelously sardonic, world-weary delivery..." Variety "...The film makes for jolly, fast-paced entertainment....[The] character animation and layout are superbly crafted for the streamlined action..." Hollywood Reporter "...An action-sprinkled adventure straight out of Jules Verne....It's a refreshing change of pace..." Box Office "...All of this is vividly rendered by the colourists, who provide a cobalt sea and fiery lava flows as a background..." Sight and Sound0.1393334

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Rolling Stone (p.66) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "With its gleaming acoustic guitars, acid-folk brush strokes and warming choral harmonies, HELPLESSNESS BLUES is vocalist-songwriter Robin Pecknold's dazzling evocation of early-Seventies rock Eden..."Rolling Stone (p.68) - Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "A monument to folk-rock beauty..."Spin (p.68) - "Musically, the hooks are softer, the arrangements more ambitious, and 1960s British psychedelic folk a far more palpable influence than the Americana that fueled the band's 2008 debut."Spin (p.23) - Ranked #33 in Spin's 'The Top 40 Albums Of 2011' -- "[A] sinewy, often stormy album of '70s-centric folk rock that sparkles even when cast in shadows."Entertainment Weekly (p.74) - "On their second disc of intimate, obsessively crafted folk, the bearded Seattleites take a giant step forward in their quest to turn the clock backward."Entertainment Weekly (p.99) - Ranked #2 in Entertainment Weekly's 'The Top 10 Albums Of 2011' -- "Blessed with epic harmonies, these Seattleites recall folk legends from the golden age of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young."CMJ - "In between the soul-searching, Fleet Foxes cranks out some pretty great singalong songs."Down Beat (p.54) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "Bandleader Robin Pecknold displays welcome growth as a songsmith, writing more personally and, at the same time, more universally than on the Foxes' self-titled debut."Billboard (p.32) - "[I]t might be the year's airiest outing so far, with a natural melodic grace that recalls prime-era Simon & Garfunkel."Clash (magazine) - "The dreamlike beginning of 'Montezuma', with its tender, subdued melody and singer Robin Pecknold's delicate vocals, is a gentle reintroduction into the world of Fleet Foxes and their ethereal, endless summer vibes."Uncut (magazine) (p.34) - Ranked #12 in Uncut's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "[W]ith a discreet expansion of the band's sound, and an increased focus -- beneath those gorgeous and dense harmonies..."0.09622221

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Spin (p.86) - "[T]his thematically organized, exhaustively annotated four-CD box is a portable riot on the Sunset Strip."Q (Magazine) (p.111) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The collection] makes a cast iron case for mid-'60s LA as a hotbed of creativity and weirdness."Record Collector (magazine) (p.101) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[This focuses] on LA's Sunset Strip as epicentre of an inestimably influential scene, presenting 101 tracks which range from fascinating to downright mindblowing..."0.04313054

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