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Beach House's artful myth

Victoria Legrand opened her notebook and saw the word "Myths." "There were no other words on the page," says the Beach House singer and keyboardist. VJust JMythsM. . . . I hadn't even remembered writing it. It was magical. A total sign."
By LIZ PELLY  |  October 10, 2012

Review: Ruby Sparks

A dream made flesh
Ruby Sparks is a frothy, thoughtful take on the Pygmalion/Living Doll genre.
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  August 03, 2012
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The quiet side of A Place To Bury Strangers

Sonic bids
When you are surrounded with those jagged barbs of sheer bloody noise for the first time, do you run for the hills or continue to stick your head in the acid bath? It only takes a few seconds of luxuriating in the stinging audio hailstorm that is A Place To Bury Strangers to know how a young Oliver Ackermann reacted to the noise threshold test.
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  March 27, 2012
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Review: Take Shelter

Mid-life breakdown
Shannon's got the crazy bit down pat, and director Jeff Nichols has an eye for turning everyday items — a pile of trash, a clear sky, a barking dog — into signs of immanent doom.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 18, 2011
Jonah Hill - Back Talk

Interview: Jonah Hill straightens up

Money man
The Superbad star has embraced his inner math geek for his role in Moneyball , the film adaptation of Michael Lewis's best-selling book.
By SEAN KERRIGAN  |  September 20, 2011
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Review: Bellflower

Petal to the metal
In addition to the flamethrower, they've also rigged up a whiskey-dispensing car dashboard, and as a piece de resistance have created the Road Warrior–inspired "Medusa," a 1972 Buick Skylark souped up to breathe fire.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 06, 2011
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The Night Circus

Excerpted from the novel by Erin Morgenstern
The man billed as Prospero the Enchanter receives a fair amount of correspondence via the theater office, but this is the first envelope addressed to him that contains a suicide note, and it is also the first to arrive carefully pinned to the coat of a five-year-old girl.
By ERIN MORGENSTERN  |  September 14, 2011

The Big Hurt: The-Dream 'unsuccessful'

Plus Jewel 'funny,' El DeBarge 'searched,' Korn Korned
" TERIUS 'THE-DREAM' NASH is saddened to announce that his marriage to Christina Milian was unsuccessful," a representative of the triple-threat R&B sensation has announced.
By DAVID THORPE  |  July 20, 2010

Taio Cruz | Rokstarr

Mercury (2010)
When Taio Cruz sings, "I can't live without you," in "Take Me Back," pop-song conventions tell us he's referring to a lover.
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  June 24, 2010

2009: The top 10 in pop music

Music you need to own
Hmm, lots of women, a few old dudes, and some African banjo (not to be confused with Steve Martin's Hollywood banjo).
By JIM MACNIE  |  December 22, 2009

Rihanna | Rated R

Def Jam (2009)
Look, it’s not as if there were a song where she says, “Chris Brown, you chicken-shit motherfucker, your ass is gonna pay.”
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  December 02, 2009

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13 shots to the dome

The 10 hours and 29 minutes of LL Cool J’s career
What to do with LL Cool J?
By RICHARD BECK  |  September 03, 2008

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