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Review: Mirror Mirror

Had Tarsem Singh given his dwarves names that described his film they might be: Ugly, Creepy, Murky, Listless, Pathological, Sadistic, and Inane.
The least magical adaptation of a fairy tale ever made
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 06, 2012
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Review: The Wrath of the Titans

The folks who gave us the bombastic 3D remake of Clash of the Titans unleash Jonathan Liebesman's Wrath , and it's sensational — if you like being stuffed into a trash can and rolled down a hill.
Sword & sandal frenzy
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  April 06, 2012
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Dear ‘girlfriend metal’: Fuck you and the Facebook page you rode in on

I had no idea that the term "girlfriend metal" was used anywhere outside my immediate circle of snarky, elitist Brooklyn-based friends.
Take this genre and shove it
By KIM KELLY  |  August 26, 2011
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Sword and tailor

The concept of the rock opera strikes fear into the hearts of many — and rightly so. Yet heavy metal since Zeppelin has always been friendly to hobbity tales of mirth and mayhem.
Warp Riders brings a new concept to metal
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  October 15, 2010
Sword & failure: Texas metal dudes cancel tour (including 10/17 show @ Royale)

Sword & failure: Texas metal dudes cancel tour (including 10/17 show @ Royale)


The Sword, the imaginative Texas-based metal band that was slated to hit Royale on Oct. 17, has cancelled the rest of their North American tour...
By Michael Marotta  |  October 11, 2010
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Review: The Sword | Warp Riders

Releasing a concept album is one of the diciest games a band can play — there's a thin, frail line between ambitious, intelligent storytelling and haplessly overdoing a bad idea.
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By REYAN ALI  |  September 03, 2010


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Throwing dice, taking names

Let’s say your band are named the Sword, your albums have titles like Age of Winters and Gods of the Earth , and your latest single is “Fire Lances of the Ancient Hyperzephyrians.” Would these count as hazardous levels of irony?
The Sword is +20 awesome
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 12, 2008