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Rolling Stone (8/10/95, p.60) - "...Newman's drawling, bluesy vocals cut against the lush conventionality of the settings like a squirt of lemon juice in milk....One of the most deliciously unsettling albums ever made."Q (4/00, p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Cynical, ironic and venomous, it sets the stage for 30 years of nasty songs..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/95, p.113) - "...Everything that's great about Randy Newman can be found [here]...the benign condescension towards Middle America ('The Beehive State'), the effortlessly modulated melancholy ('Living Without You')...and the elaborate orchestrations betraying the influence of his movie-scoring uncles..."NME (Magazine) (2/14/00, p.42) - 7 out of 10 - "...an oddball hybrid of burlesque show tunes and sardonic singer-songwriting....makes for edifying listening..."187.7178

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Q (7/93, p.111) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...An LP that's as wicked a blend of poignancy and pungency as any other in his catalogue. In the songs upon it he draws in fine lines a sardonic tableau...Yet compassion is Newman's signal virtue, often so well disguised as to be entirely overlooked..."Mojo (Publisher) (3/00, p.116) - "...plaintive piano'n'voice gems amongst stodgy LA rock...while his occasional orchestral writing remains beautiful..."133.8192

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Rolling Stone - #67 in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Albums Of The 80's" survey.Q (4/00, p.112) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...shows an undiminished talent, but suggests that his unchanging style has cost him commercially, which might explain why he spent most of the last 2 decades making soundtracks instead."Mojo (Publisher) (3/00, p.116) - "...plaintive piano'n'voice gems amongst stodgy LA rock...while his occasional orchestral writing remains beautiful..."107.0554

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Entertainment Weekly (10/3/03, p.72) - "Like its creator...SONGBOOK is uncategorizable....the deepened blues of his aged-whiskey croak sear the dust off classics..." - Rating: A-Q (10/03, p.111) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The solo piano setting - Newman's playing is a revelation - plus more comfortable vocal arrangements work incredibly well..."Uncut (01/04, pp.84-7) - Ranked #39 in Uncut's "Albums Of The Year 2003" - "Newman has been writing acerbic, smart, satirical and outrageous songs for over 30 years."Mojo (Publisher) (10/03, p.126) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...For listeners who get it, these are some of the most powerful songs the rock era has thrown up..."107.0554

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Q (p.125) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Newman carved out an idiosyncratic niche rooted in biting satire and traditional pop structures."Mojo (Publisher) (3/00, p.116) - "...replaced the orchestra with an Americana rock rhythm section...and the more conventional presentation found Newman a college audience attuned to his wry singularity..."NME (Magazine) (2/14/00, p.42) - 6 out of 10 - "...marked the beginning of his ascent to the rock elite when 'Mama Told Me Not To Come' became a massive hit when covered by Three Dog Night..."107.0554

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Entertainment Weekly (10/27/95, pp.94-95) - "...Newman obviously favors the Devil, and besides playing him, he gets most of the New Orleans shuffles. Eat your soul out, Andrew Lloyd Webber." - Rating: AUncut (6/03, p.113) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...There's no denying the quality and bite of the songwriting on display here..."Musician (11/95, p.87) - "...a bit of a mess...but a likeable one....a very modern FAUST--the Devil is kind of personable, Faust is a schmuck, and God just wants to have fun."New York Times (Publisher) (1/6/96, p.C16) - Included in Stephen Holden's list of the Top 10 Albums of `95 - "...includes his most corrosively funny songs in more than two decades..."93.88284

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Uncut (p.113) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] performances that are uniformly affectionate, honouring the material....That makes Randy Newman's 'Blue Monday' a revelation..."Dirty Linen (pp.53-54) - "[The album] showcases a host of great New Orleans talent, while touching on nearly all the great New Orleans styles and featuring a raft of classic songs that have now seeped into the general consciousness but were first Domino hits."0.6694781

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No Depression (5-6/00, p.120) - "...Hangs together from start to finish as a cohesive album....about 'mortality and redemption'....Dixon has not lost a step....Recommended for fans of Randy Newman's crankier side, or Loudon Wainwright III's middle-age melodramas."0.6358668

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Q (3/95, p.124) - 3 Stars - Good - "...rank[s] alongside Zevon's best work."Mojo (Publisher) (7/01, p.147) - "...He had already built a reputation to rival Randy Newman as a writer of graphic, sardonic adventure, and this album underscored his genius....featuring in-your-face arrangements and top-notch playing by some of LA's finest..."Uncut (magazine) (p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "'Play It Al Night Long' and 'Wild Age' -- astute comments on the American condition with some high-wire David Lindley guitar -- remain among his most timeless, affecting work."0.4239112

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Rolling Stone (p.80) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Lazily swelling Randy Newman orchestrations and hippie-gospel choirs coil around the sleepiest Allen Toussaint grooves..."Billboard (p.24) - "White's music is a big bite that requires some time to digest, but the substance and advanced craft of these songs reward the effort."Q (Magazine) (p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "White has sewn together a psychedelic patchwork from various indigenous sounds -- cosmic soul and funk, morning-after blues -- that's as great as any of its obvious influences."0.4239112

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Q (Magazine) (p.107) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Regina Spektor's 'Blood Of Eden' and Elbow's 'Mercy Street' are worth the price of admission..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.91) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Randy Newman declutters the SO groover 'Big Time' to reveal the Randy-like groaner within -- a rare find in a songbook more noted for cryptic allusion than transparency of meaning"0.4239112

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Rolling Stone - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith excellent covers of Gabriel classics. Arcade Fire warp 'Games Without Frontiers' with Reflektor-style dub..."Q (Magazine) (p.107) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Regina Spektor's 'Blood Of Eden' and Elbow's 'Mercy Street' are worth the price of admission..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.91) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Randy Newman declutters the SO groover 'Big Time' to reveal the Randy-like groaner within -- a rare find in a songbook more noted for cryptic allusion than transparency of meaning"0.4239112

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"...Entertaining, amiable....Consistently good to look at..."Sight and Sound "...Gibson, Foster and Garner have a ball, and they make the feeling contagious..."Rolling Stone "...Fast, funny, full of straight-ahead action and tongue-in-cheek jokes....A smart, new-fangled MAVERICK..."New York Times "The cast is adorable, the characters are foolproof..."Entertainment Weekly "...The first lighthearted, laugh-oriented family Western in a long time....It's fun....One of the pleasures of the film is watching the actors used by director Richard Donner to populate his backgrounds..."Chicago Sun-Times0.3489728

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Rolling Stone (p.94) - Ranked #36 in Rolling Stone's 50 Best Albums Of 2008 -- "Brooklyn's finest bar band delivers an empathetic portrait of midlevel rockers in their 30s..."Spin (p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'Constructive Summer' is the sort of people-powered anthem that made them 2005's can't miss band, and the title track meshes Finn's superspecific lyrics with echoes of Randy Newman's 'I Love L.A.'"Entertainment Weekly (p.p.64) - "[With] Finn's drolly rendered vocals and weird storytelling, which make the Hold Steady something you're certain you've never heard before." -- Grade: ACMJ - "Horn sections, intricately plucked guitar arpeggios, Cars-worthy synthesizer squelches and even a talk-box guitar solo all make an appearance..."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.50) - "The Hold Steady have style and confidence to spare here, with the title-track even carrying a nod to their hardcore roots..."Q (Magazine) (p.131) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] real craft and dexterity is at work within The Hold Steady's songs, and on this record such things are plentiful in evidence....In Craig Finn The Hold Steady also have a properly great lyricist."Mojo (Publisher) (p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith STAY POSITIVE, The Hold Steady have intensified the precepts of their songs: the rockers are more rocking, the slow burns more brooding....The performances are both looser and more pointed..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.72) - Ranked #6 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2008" -- "The Minneapolis via New York quintet became chart stars..."Paste (magazine) (p.78) - "[T]hey've built upon the same monstrous guitar riffs, lyrical witticisms and Springsteeny rock chug they've purveyed since day one, upping the stakes with bigger choruses, even more self-referential/clever lyrical nuggets, and an everyman aesthetic..."0.2119556

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Entertainment Weekly (1/8/99, p.67) - "...Some nifty tracks, but as a DJ mix, it makes more sense on screen." - Rating: B0.2093837

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Entertainment Weekly (No. 851, p.99) - "...The album serves as a gratifying reminder of how valid New Orleans' artistic cotributions were, and are--and why the city and its peole deserve to be saved." - Grade: B+Mojo (Publisher) (p.95) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Trad jazz emanates from Dr. Michael White and the Preservation Hall regulars, while lesser-knowns like Davell Crawford and blues veteran Carol Frank almost steal the show."0.2093837

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"...Beautifully rendered....The alternative universe it portrays has an insulated quality that gives the movie much of its escapist charm..."Sight and Sound "...This is a standout pleasure trip for preschoolers up through the early grades....The movie is as visually inventive as its Pixar predecessors..."USA Today "...MONSTERS, INC. has got that swing, that zippity, multilevel awareness of kids'-eye sensibilities and adult-pitched humor..."Entertainment Weekly "...Flawlessly animated, MONSTERS, INC. glows with loving care and attention....The humour works as part of a thumpingly good narrative..."Total Film "...MONSTERS, INC. is cheerful, high-energy fun, and like the other Pixar movies, has a running supply of gags and references aimed at grownups..."Chicago Sun-Times "...There hasn't been a film in years to use creative energy as efficiently as MONSTERS, INC.; this is one clean-burning fuel engine that doesn't waste a joke or a thought..."New York Times "...Richly original....A story that blends humor, pathos and action into a backdrop as creative as any classic fairytale..."Box Office0.1744864

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"...Beautifully rendered....The alternative universe it portrays has an insulated quality that gives the movie much of its escapist charm..."Sight and Sound "...This is a standout pleasure trip for preschoolers up through the early grades....The movie is as visually inventive as its Pixar predecessors..."USA Today "...MONSTERS, INC. has got that swing, that zippity, multilevel awareness of kids'-eye sensibilities and adult-pitched humor..."Entertainment Weekly "...Flawlessly animated, MONSTERS, INC. glows with loving care and attention....The humour works as part of a thumpingly good narrative..."Total Film "...MONSTERS, INC. is cheerful, high-energy fun, and like the other Pixar movies, has a running supply of gags and references aimed at grownups..."Chicago Sun-Times "...There hasn't been a film in years to use creative energy as efficiently as MONSTERS, INC.; this is one clean-burning fuel engine that doesn't waste a joke or a thought..."New York Times "...Richly original....A story that blends humor, pathos and action into a backdrop as creative as any classic fairytale..."Box Office0.1744864

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"...Beautifully rendered....The alternative universe it portrays has an insulated quality that gives the movie much of its escapist charm..."Sight and Sound "...This is a standout pleasure trip for preschoolers up through the early grades....The movie is as visually inventive as its Pixar predecessors..."USA Today "...MONSTERS, INC. has got that swing, that zippity, multilevel awareness of kids'-eye sensibilities and adult-pitched humor..."Entertainment Weekly "...Flawlessly animated, MONSTERS, INC. glows with loving care and attention....The humour works as part of a thumpingly good narrative..."Total Film "...MONSTERS, INC. is cheerful, high-energy fun, and like the other Pixar movies, has a running supply of gags and references aimed at grownups..."Chicago Sun-Times "...There hasn't been a film in years to use creative energy as efficiently as MONSTERS, INC.; this is one clean-burning fuel engine that doesn't waste a joke or a thought..."New York Times "...Richly original....A story that blends humor, pathos and action into a backdrop as creative as any classic fairytale..."Box Office0.1744864

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"...Beautifully rendered....The alternative universe it portrays has an insulated quality that gives the movie much of its escapist charm..."Sight and Sound "...Flawlessly animated, MONSTERS, INC. glows with loving care and attention....The humour works as part of a thumpingly good narrative..."Total Film "...MONSTERS, INC. is cheerful, high-energy fun, and like the other Pixar movies, has a running supply of gags and references aimed at grownups..."Chicago Sun-Times "...This is a standout pleasure trip for preschoolers up through the early grades....The movie is as visually inventive as its Pixar predecessors..."USA Today "...MONSTERS, INC. has got that swing, that zippity, multilevel awareness of kids'-eye sensibilities and adult-pitched humor..."Entertainment Weekly "...Richly original....A story that blends humor, pathos and action into a backdrop as creative as any classic fairytale..."Box Office "...There hasn't been a film in years to use creative energy as efficiently as MONSTERS, INC.; this is one clean-burning fuel engine that doesn't waste a joke or a thought..."New York Times0.1744864

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3.5 stars out of 5 -- "CARS is all about shifting to a lower gear, getting out of the fast lane and how the journey in life is its own reward."Box Office "[Powered] by warmth, emotion and good-hearted charm. It offers the kinds of sensations all Hollywood once did, and it makes us remember why those films made us care..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "As a technical achievement, CARS is peerless....[The cars] are alive and the team has faithfully crafted an environment for the characters."Total Film 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "CARS is family fun, brimming with surprises....A class act all the way. Pixar does it again."Rolling Stone "When it comes to unlikely anthropomorphization, Pixar isn't afraid to raise the bar." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly "[A]ll of its automobiles brim with personality....The story makes some typically Pixar points on community and friendship, and the design and animation is typically thrilling."Premiere Included in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 Films Of The Year" -- "John Lasseter's witty, enchanting, gorgeously designed NASCAR fantasia is a luscious piece of American pop art..."Entertainment Weekly "The voice-cast is given a lift by Paul Newman, whose deep tones dignify his character....Its eye-boggling giant stadiums and desert vistas fill the biggest cinema screen..."Sight and Sound0.1744864

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