Archive for ‘July, 2014’

The Hank Williams Reader shows the many ways we’ve remembered the country king

Genius? Drunk? Hero? Zero? This new collection of material displays how the public’s perception of the “hillbilly Shakespeare” has evolved over more than 60 years.

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New films: Lucy disappoints; A Most Wanted Man thrills

Philip Seymour Hoffman has never, perhaps, been better as a down-on-his-luck terrorism expert trying to play all the angles in post-9/11 Germany in this, his last major film.

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You know what you should do — so why do you expect the government to do it for you?

Whether it’s Americans who leave their kids in hot cars or Detroiters who refuse to pay their water bills, doing what you ought to do, without government help, often works wonders.

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World Peace Is None of Your Business: Morrissey’s big, confident return

For his first studio CD in five years, Manchester’s favorite son does what he’s always done — only better.

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Parents, be parents and leave the kids at home

A bride and groom are well within their rights to ask that no kids be present at the wedding and/or reception — and you’re no kind of friend to ignore such a simple request.

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes finds apes and humans battling for survival

You will not see a better, or more thoughtful, summer blockbuster than the new sequel to 2011’s reboot of the Planet of the Apes series.

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