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Brothers Bloom, The

The Brothers Bloom is a one of the funniest, most compelling movies I’ve seen this year. It may even bring you up a bit after brain dead fare such as Terminator Salvation.

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SNSD – Gee

The nine-girl group’s comeback releases a wave of dance mania not seen since Wondergirls’ Tell Me. The mini-album consists of five tracks that vary in style and make your ears ache.

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Life on Mars

Life on Mars (BBC 1 2006-2007) was a brilliant show whose writers understood that great stories have a beginning, middle and definitive end. It’s premise is very simple, the situations that arise therein quite complex. It weaves together a few different genres in what seems like a police procedural as interpreted through literary magical realism.

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Watchmen (2009)

I was really excited about this movie and it lived up to my expectations and then some. I read the books a few years back and while I am a fan of Alan Moore, and it is certainly a thoughtful and complex work, the original graphic novel left me a little cold. I respect it and enjoyed it, but it was more of a detached fascination then any real affection for the characters.

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Madeleine Peyroux – Bare Bones

It might be her soothing voice and the simple yet beautiful melody, or maybe it’s the French name… but there must be something that makes Madeleine Peyroux worth listening to.

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Hathaways – Hand Me Down

Hathaways’ first EP release Hand me Down is a really fresh startup for the duo, who combine indie folk with Peruvian flavor that sounds familiar, yet brand new.

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Juri Ueno – AO AKUA

AO AKUA is Japanese actress Juri Ueno’s follow-up to A Piacere. This time around, Juri travels to Maui on an energetic/cleansing trip experience. Accompanying her and in charge of the photos is Yuichiro Kobayashi.

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Too Foreign for your Own Good, Sing in English.

The recent release of BoA’s English debut, and Utada Hikaru’s 3rd English release switched on my rant button, and prompted me to search for articles on why non-English artists must release music in the language, and oftentimes ditch their native tongue, to get into their market.

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L Word, The – Season 6 – Final

Showtime’s drama The L Word aired its last episode weeks ago, but what has the show left? The season was pretty messy, as it introduced a new storyline in 3/4 of a season, and it never wrapped anything up.