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"...Sundance-tested, Cannes-approved....Bergmanesque..." Entertainment Weekly "...Eccentric, beautifully photographed....Brims with its own daring and artistic conviction..." New York Times "...Medieval Britain is photographed with a bleak, persuasive beauty..." Film Comment "...The story is quiet, slow and bleak, with a hypnotic power..." Chicago Sun-Times0.3109802

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"...Brilliant....Astonishingly bleak, inventive, sumptuously designed..." -- Rating: A- Entertainment Weekly "...A superior movie..." -- 3 out of 4 stars USA Today "...Undeniably clever and inventive..."Los Angeles Times0.3078547

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JazzTimes (6/91) - "Dawkins' blues tends to be brooding; the outlook is on the bleak side. His forceful guitar solos appear like bolts of lightning among the darkened clouds. His band includes the equally brilliant Otis Rush and the pair duet very effectively on three instrumentals, one a nearly 9-minute jam....Recommended!"0.2638754

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Rolling Stone (11/15/90) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good PlusNew York Times (Publisher) (11/18/90) - "..the sisters have made a bold and successful acknowledgment of contemporary developments by introducing computerized elements into their music, which is at once gripping and bleak.."0.2638754

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Q (11/92, p.133) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "..like Nirvana, who have had more than their share of Husker comparisons, they have the unusual ability to make every song, every moment even, sound like it could possibly be their last.."NME (Magazine) (8/12/00, p.29) - Ranked #17 in The NME "Top 30 Heartbreak Albums" - "...Completely unleavened by any kind of happiness at all. It began with a wail, and an intensely bleak shower of guitars..."0.2198962

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Uncut (8/03, p.119) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A luxuriously bleak collage of avant-garde lullabies..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Their combination of a clear-sighted use of emergent technology and techniques to write pop music that was at once futuristic and classicist was, and still is, a winning formula."0.2198962

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Rolling Stone (6/10/93, p.69) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good - "...tracks that detail bleak visions of one of America's most notorious ghettos, Houston's Fifth Ward...The Geto Boys flip between reality and fiction, swagger and sensitivity, perfectly illustrating the complexities of hard-core rap..."The Source (5/93, p.69) - 3.5 Stars - Good Plus0.2198962

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Rolling Stone (6/10/93, p.69) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good - "...tracks that detail bleak visions of one of America's most notorious ghettos, Houston's Fifth Ward...The Geto Boys flip between reality and fiction, swagger and sensitivity, perfectly illustrating the complexities of hard-core rap..."The Source (5/93, p.69) - 3.5 Stars - Good Plus0.2198962

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Uncut (p.96) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "As plausible a soundtrack to life in the 19th-century Australian dustbowl as can be imagined."The Wire (p.57) - "The music is as bleak and stripped down as the film, swinging between brief textural tone poems and more developed songs....There is a real coherence to these 16 tracks..."0.2198962

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Q (9/02, p.104) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...This is the work of an adult on the upswing..."Uncut (12/02, p.139) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Spare, elegant songs..."Mojo (Publisher) (6/02, p.106) - "...She sounds more subdued here [than on previous albums], the music frequently downbeat and often bleak. There are some good songs, though..."0.2198962

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Rolling Stone (1/17/02, p.53) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Alternates between bleak, nearly joyless hardcore and verbalistic hip-hop slapstick....he sounds like he's having a blast..."Rolling Stone (1/17/02, p.53) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Alternates between bleak, nearly joyless hardcore and verbalistic hip-hop slapstick....he sounds like he's having a blast..."Q (1/02, p.104) - 3 our of 5 stars - "...more hits to follow....he can certainly mix it..."Q (p.137) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]he beats still bounce and, crucially, there's a sense that he doesn't take himself too seriously."Q (p.137) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]he beats still bounce and, crucially, there's a sense that he doesn't take himself too seriously."NME (Magazine) (2/2/02, p.27) - 7 out of 10 - "...Consolidates on his initial sex-rhyme success, while giving a more rounded picture a life lived below the Mason-Dixon Line..."NME (Magazine) (2/2/02, p.27) - 7 out of 10 - "...Consolidates on his initial sex-rhyme success, while giving a more rounded picture a life lived below the Mason-Dixon Line..."0.1865881

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Uncut (4/04, p.93) - 4 stars out of 5 - "There's a dash of Cowboy Junkies in its understated approach, a little Norah Jones in its bathtub-soakiness, and more than a little Elizabeth Cotton in the margins."Dirty Linen (p.46) - "There's a lived in feeling to this set of saturated blues....Po' Girl takes its fun where she can get it....[With] an offbeat sense of humor..."Mojo (Publisher) (4/04, p.109) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[T]his trio adds soulful jazz-blues to the more familiar banjo-and-fiddle country music."0.183252

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CMJ (No. 930, p.50) - "...An experimental savvy emerges in DARK AGES' quieter moments..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.104) - 3 stars out of 5 - "DARK AGES fuses juggernaut punk-metal with found sounds....The evocative field recordings are matched by heartfelt songs."0.183252

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JazzTimes (8/03, p.137) - "...An album of subtle surprise and variegated approach..."0.183252

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"...Gilliam creates this dehumanizing universe with demented wit, sane anger and the most eye-popping visuals since METROPOLIS..." Rolling Stone "...Landmark retro-future tragicomedy..." -- Rating: A+ Entertainment Weekly "...BRAZIL, a jaunty, wittily observed vision of an extremely bleak future, is a superb example of the power of comedy to underscore serious ideas, even solemn ones....Ambitious visual style..." New York Times "...It's a knockout..." Los Angeles Times "...It's rich in irony, steeped in surrealism and touched with genius....Easily one of the greatest movies of the '80s..." Total Film "...Hugely inventive..." Sight and Sound0.175917

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"...The quality of the cast and LaBute's hilariously savage touches make this movie well worth seeing." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...LaBute achieves a bracing originality....The actors are flat-out wonderful, biting eagerly into juicy roles..." Rolling Stone "...Bleak, scathing, and utterly compelling....Mesmerizingly miserable..." -- Rating: A Entertainment Weekly "...It sustains a psychic ferocity that commands attention..." New York Times "...Neil LaBute is a ferociously talented filmmaker....An awfully funny film, and it features scathingly intelligent dialogue delivered by a talented cast..."Box Office0.175917

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Rolling Stone (9/2/99, pp.108-10) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5) - "...full of high points from their striking previous albums, plus a stray soundtrack appearance amd a pair of live performances..."Entertainment Weekly (7/9/99, p.79) - "...shows how proficient Alice were at fusing rib-cage-rattling riffs with creepy-crawly harmonies to create some entrancingly bleak genre-straddling romps..." - Rating: A-CMJ (7/26/99, p.34) - "...collects obvious classics and hits alongside nuggets such as an intimate live version of 'Rooster.' The cream of this rich crop...is the handful of previously unreleased tracks..."0.175917

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Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.120) - Ranked #100 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "[The album] sustains a midnight mood of loneliness and lost love - it's a prototypical concept album."Mojo (Publisher) (2/01, p.104) - "The most indispensable Sinatra item. A collection of songs about unrequited love, not merely sung but lived out by a performer seemingly intent on sharing his own heartbreak with the world..."NME (Magazine) (8/12/00, p.28) - Ranked #7 in The NME "Top 30 Heartbreak Albums" - "...Smokey, bleak and at times desolate, it is easy to trace the line back to Billie Holiday....His voice has rarely had such devastating effect."0.175917

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Entertainment Weekly (No. 806, p.63) - "[T]he beauty of Gauthier's country noir lies in the humanity of her characters, and in the sweet yearning of her gruff Louisiana drawl." - Grade: B+Uncut (p.105) - 4 stars out of 5 - "While her songs have always been piercingly honest, here she's discovered a newfound universality and transcendence."Mojo (Publisher) (p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Gauthier really enters the bloodstream when she's muttering, bleak, quiet, slowed close to a dead stop and looking inwards to reach out."0.175917

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Spin (p.102) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Febrile Moog mirages, adenoidal eight-bit swarms, and digital desert winds conjure a uniquely strange and powerful landscape."Alternative Press (p.138) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "Genghis Tron's latest opus deserves accolades just for the powerhouse finale, the 11-minute operatic 'Relief' -- it's heavy, beauteous, cathartic, intense."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.49) - "[T]he handle their progressive and electronic tendencies with a morbid dedication to creating something that's equal parts bleak, chaotic and creepily addictive."0.175917

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Spin (4/99, pp.166-168) - (out of 10) - "...FUTUREWORLD integrates stratospheric keyboards and roaring Flying V's so completely that it adds up to the world's heaviest New Wave record..."The Wire (4/99, p.72) - "...a bleak vision with a perspective drawn from the austere electronica of the late 70s/early 80s...the textures here are dark and viscous....Stark and uncomprimising, this is their best record yet."CMJ (3/22/99, p.3) - "...starts out like a lion, pouncing with noisy, over-the-top aggression, and exits like a lamb, wandering with willowy serenity, all the while maintaining a cohesive flow that testifies to the trio's maturity as songwriters, programmers and producers..."0.175917

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"...A true romance..." - Recommended Premiere "...A sordid, intentionally ugly and sometimes unexpectedly beautiful film....Played vividly by [Oldman and Webb]..." New York Times "...One of the most original films of the '80s, an unlikely mix of black comedy and realistic tragedy..." -- Rating: A Entertainment Weekly "...Ghastly but funny..." Film Comment "...This is Cox at his most accessible and consistent..."Total Film "...They're a fabulous disaster, one of the screen's sickest romances..." Rolling Stone "[T]he film is an unsparing -- and also touching -- account of their destructive relationship." Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he performances, especially Oldman's bravura turn stave off the misery, and Cox's direction is anarchic with a splash of art..."Empire0.1554945

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Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.136) - Ranked #184 in Rolling Stone's "The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time"Rolling Stone (7/20/00, p.142) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Equal parts redneck and hippie...[it] established Nelson's outlaw persona and put some guts back into country music..."Uncut (p.145) - "[A] pivotal album in the history of country music."Magnet (pp.114-115) - "[S]pare, contemplative....'Outlaw country' went on to become one of the most influential genres of the '70s..."No Depression (7-8/00, pp.90-2) - "...A masterstroke....confirming his status as a major icon of American music."Uncut (magazine) (p.66) - "RED HEADED STRANGER was his masterpiece....The album was a bleak narrative about betrayal, revenge and redemption..."0.1539273

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Rolling Stone (7/5/01, p.146) - 4.5 out of 5 stars - "...Captures all the intensity that made their work together so gripping, so full of possibility and so impossible to sustain."Spin (p.110) - "[S]eductively bleak..."Q (p.135) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[Richard Thompson] gives full vent to his talent on this dark, brooding album."Q (11/99, p.163) - Included in Q Magazine's Best Folk Albums of All Time - "...confirmed Richard Thompson as the authentic voice of English music....The fearless use of seemingly incompatible instruments...provided a compelling backdrop for Linda's bruised voice and rarely has misery sounded so persuasive."Q (Magazine) (p.123) - "Calling on the services of CWS Silver Band, the title track surely ranks as one of the most joyful tunes ever written about painting the town red at the end of the working week."0.1539273

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Rolling Stone (4/3/97, p.64) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...the band sounds stronger than ever....for all the band's aural bombast, the tone is never judgmental....they exude a rootless sincerity fueled by genuine passion..."Spin (4/97, pp.154-155) - 6 (out of 10) - "...on SECRET SAMADHI, [Kowalczyk's] bandmates are providing some context. Instead of frantically building every groove, they actually let the songs build and breathe....Live finally seem to have learned a basic spiritual lesson--you don't always have to come and go in such a heated rush."Q (5/97, p.124) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...SECRET SAMADHI....takes no easy options, with a number of bleak, difficult songs, both musically and lyrically..."0.1539273

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"...Brilliantly realized....SPIDER is as harrowing a portrait of one man's tormented isolation as the commercial cinema has produced..." New York Times "...Cronenberg seems in total control and certainly gets sterling performances..." USA Today "...An artful, carefully regulated explosion of craft led by Miranda Richardson and the that prince of prickly intensity, Ralph Fiennes..." Entertainment Weekly "...Fiennes is at his best in SPIDER, rising to the challenge of a dark, demanding role..."Rolling Stone "...The movie is well made and acted....There are considerable artists at work her: Cronenberg, Fiennes and Richardson....The details of the film and the performances are meticulously realized..." Chicago Sun-Times "Bleak, unsettling and very disturbing, this is another reality-bending classic from Canada's finest." Uncut0.1539273

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"PANIC is a welcome reminder of what a subtle actor Pacino was..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[With] a dynamic Al Pacino in his first major screen role."USA Today0.1466016

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"...[It] taps its sources with the zest of a vampire, and the result, if unoriginal, is nevertheless buoyant....Good-humored, bent on action and even touching..."New York Times "...Awe-inspiring....Preston is perfect..."Variety0.1466016

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"...DARK ANGEL had a lot of cool dystopian touches..." Rolling Stone0.1466016

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Rolling Stone (9/27/01, pp.69-70) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Just a stitch more serious about being silly, an dthat extra earnestness makes all the difference."CMJ (10/15/01, p.13) - "...A lesson in genre-bending..."0.1466016

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Spin (1/99, p.117) - "...a fine reminder that she's always been the only torch-popper qualified to hold Peggy Lee's wreath..."0.1466016

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Uncut (p.122) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[A]sk yourself if Drake's cello dronescapes would have been possible without the innovations laid down here..."0.1466016

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Down Beat (1/91) - 3 Stars - Good - "...literal readings of intelligently chosen assortment of popular and lesser-known traditional songs..."0.1466016

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