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Beautifully brooding, bleating new wave from Future Islands

Romance is terrifying. It is second-guesses and regrets, passion manifested in polar extremes, and an ongoing search for certainty.
Heart on fire
By  |  April 25, 2012

Review: Harry Brown

It's formula with a vengeance.
The trouble with Harry
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 11, 2010

Review: Disney's A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens made a mint with readings of A Christmas Carol , but a century and a half of technological progress has not been kind to the property.
State-of-the-art technology allows actors to reach new heights of hamminess
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 06, 2009

New Times editor, Ben Dover

This is the disgraceful hiring of a political operative, not a journalist.
Kristol’s op-ed addition marks a sellout to the neocon cabal
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 16, 2008

Fatal Attraction

Carter cuts apart dead people for a living. Schoeller works part-time putting them back together. And they have a year-old “baby”: a hairless cat named Spooky, who looks like an adorably wrinkled gremlin, knows how to flush the toilet, and has his own M
Meet Julie Carter, Troy Schoeller, and Spooky. Their entire lives are death.
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  December 13, 2006

Staging Strider

Frodo sings! And for that matter, so do Aragorn, Arwen Evenstar, the pitiful Gollem, and some 55 inhabitants of Middle-earth in the world premiere of the musical The Lord of the Rings .
The Lord of the Rings in Toronto
By IRIS FANGER  |  June 30, 2006

When pigboys fly

For those of you old enough to remember the TV show Car 54, Where Are You? , it is time to do your best Gunther Toody impersonation, with an excited shout of “Ooh! Ooh!”
Is Karl Rove’s comeuppance at hand?
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  May 17, 2006

Grandma's Boy

Another warm turd from Adam Sandler’s production company, this stoner vehicle directed by Nicholaus Goosen follows Alex (co-producer/screenwriter Allen Covert) as the 35-year-old video-game tester gets evicted and ends up living with his sweet Grandma
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  January 14, 2006