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JazzTimes (Jan.-Feb./93, p.69) - "...This collection of standards, mostly ballads, is saturated with the warmth, humanity and wisdom of one of the great jazz soloists..."105.9571

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JazzTimes (4/03, p.100) - "...It is a trombone showcase, but pianist Scott's solos, dancing with vitality, are among the CD's best..."92.71246

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"This unflinching, powerfully visceral portrait of the events aboard one of the terrorist-commandeered flights on Sept. 11, 2001, is the most gut-wrenching and captivating film this year."USA Today "A persuasively narrated, scrupulously tasteful re-creation of the downing of the fourth and final plane hijacked by Islamist terrorists on Sept. 11..."New York Times "Greengrass treats his subject matter with serious-minded sensitivity....UNITED 93 terrifyingly conveys the nature of the threat facing the world today and poignantly conveys onscreen the decision by a few brave individuals to fight back."Sight and Sound 5 stars out of 5 -- "Greengrass's picture unfolds with grim authenticity....Sobering, enlightening, important."Ultimate DVD Ranked #6 in Rolling Stone's "The 10 Best Movies Of 2006" -- "The gifted director Paul Greengrass has crafted a humane tribute to the power of resistance."Rolling Stone Ranked #8 in Film Comment's "20 Best Films Of 2006."Film Comment "[A] meticulously if not agonizingly scrupulous film..."Film Comment "[A] movie experience that's undeniably agonizing -- but also unexpectedly bracing....The movie is tightly built, but Greengrass is patient, letting events unfold at the pace of reality." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 4 -- "[The director] imagines a sea of arms reaching into the cockpit in a way that redefines heroism. Far from being exploitive, the effect is inspiring: This is the best of us."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "A ferocious requiem, squinting for truth through tears of rage....UNITED 93 is an eloquent tribute to their fear and fury."Total Film 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n emotional mosaic so forceful, so credible, that viewers will feel as though they are watching the fateful day unfolding, once again, before their very eyes."Box Office 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]s riveting as it is morally confounding....The movie eschews facile judgments and false heroism..."Premiere "[A] realistic piece, and the impact is shattering beyond anything American movies have offered up this year, or last."Movieline's Hollywood Life Included in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 Films Of The Year" -- "In its scary and lacerating way, a revelation..."Entertainment Weekly33.27861

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"...Joanne Woodward took a best-actress Oscar for only her third screen appearance....It's still a remarkable performance..." USA Today "Woodward is still captivating..." Entertainment Weekly27.33445

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"...The new-millennium S.W.A.T. provides entertainment quite apart from the diversion of flashy action sequences..." Entertainment Weekly "[The] cast -- including Farrell, Jackson, LL Cool J, Olivier Martinez and Michelle Rodriguez -- seems to be enjoying itself."Los Angeles Times "[T]his one has a plot and characters, dialogue and plausibility, and physical feats that an actual cop might really almost be able to perform."Chicago Sun-Times "[A]ction-packed." Total Film "Johnson has an impeccable cop show pedigree..." Uncut15.34841

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"...LL Cool J and Whoopi Goldberg are the pillars for both the other characters and the movie, successfully playing the straight man and the shoulder to cry on, respectively..." Box Office "...The film's most sober and touching performance belongs to LL Cool J..."New York Times "...[An] intimate ensemble comedy-drama....[LL Cool J] brings dignity and pathos to [his role]..." Variety "...LL Cool J impresses as an actor..." USA Today "KINGDOM COME is at once uproarious and serious, and it abounds in that combination of warmth and emotion that is summed up in the word soul, a rare quality outside African American movies....A rich pleasure..." Los Angeles Times8.365221

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Down Beat (1/97, p.58) - 3 Stars - (out of 5) - "...The jazz here mostly serves as background coloring for the mesmerizing dance beats Farina concocts with his scratches, loops and samples. Catchy riffs and vamps occasionally rise to the top of the mind-expanding, multi-layered mix..."JazzTimes (4/97, p.65) - "...a remarkably solid collection of subdued instrumental (live and sampled) textures, tight hip-hop beats and retro funk..."0.1837165

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"...BABY BOY leaves you shaken....[Gibson and Snoop Dogg] give the film the power and potency of rap..." Rolling Stone "...It lives, breathes and switches moods from humor to despair better than any American release this year..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars USA Today "...BABY BOY earns credibility for its insights by moving beyond image and rhetoric....[Snoop Dogg's] performance is sly, menacing and disarmingly funny..." New York Times "...Singleton's achievement is that he stages each moment with such an intricate and painful sense of what's going on inside Jody..." Entertainment Weekly "...The characters are vibrant....Singleton's writing is skillful enough to make them come engagingly to life..." Variety "...Compelling....BABY BOY is heartfelt and personal..." Los Angeles Times "...There are good performances throughout the cast..."Total Film0.1102299

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Down Beat (5/97, p.73) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...If nothing else, the road from [country blues] to [urban blues] demonstrates how broad [label owner Bob] Koester's interests range, and how complex the history of Chicago blues guitar really is."0.1102299

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Q (3/01, p.115) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Improves on its predecessors by offering a more accessible selection for the casual soulboy....One to treasure."0.1067186

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No Depression (11-12/01, pp.111-2) - "...Fans of Texas music from Bob Wills to Wille Nelson are sure to find meaningful antecedents on this disc..."0.1067186

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Rolling Stone (5/15/03, p.137) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN MUSIC, which mixes rare commercial releases with Alan Lomax field recordings, tells a deeper tale of the breadth and intricacies of mountain song and the colorful virtuosos who put it on record..."Dirty Linen (8/03, pp.57-8) - "...In all, the box is a remarkable achievement....[With] outstanding songs and tunes..."0.095452

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CMJ (1/24/00, pp.26-7) - "...possesses a raw, immediate and undiluted emotional charge that's akin to the universal power of early blues, folk and country recordings....a rare look at American music's oral traditions..."0.09185823

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No Depression (p.102) - "What's remarkable about this set of 22 songs is how their subjects and themes have remained unchanged since most were written in the first half of the 20th century....Songs alternate between starkly poetic reportage and the escape to be found in music."0.09185823

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CMJ (1/24/00, pp.26-7) - "...possesses a raw, immediate and undiluted emotional charge that's akin to the universal power of early blues, folk and country recordings....a rare look at American music's oral traditions..."0.09185823

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Dirty Linen (2-3/00, p.59) - "...aptly titled....There's a bit of everything from the African American roots music experience in the 69-minute overview..."0.09185823

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Entertainment Weekly (p.69) - "[O]ld-time country music, early blues, and gospel....The recordings -- of varying brilliance -- are grail-like rarities."Living Blues (p.76) - "House was the greatest of all the 'deep' Delta singers, and this was his greatest recording session. The guitar work is crisp, with his usual unerring rhythmic control, and his voice is magnificent."No Depression (p.100) - "There are fetching country blues tracks.....It's all put together with enthusiasm and tongue-in-cheek ribbing of the collecting bug."Mojo (Publisher) (p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] glittering parade of mountain stringbands and sanctified preachers, fiddle and harmonica tunes, banjo songs and guitar blues..."0.07348658

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Living Blues (3-4/96, pp.90-91) - "...offers exceptional value for the money as well as a basic introduction to Rounder's extensive blues history."0.07348658

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