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Apr 18, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

A well-titled second album from Toronto's self-described "industrial surf-gazers" Odonis OdonisHard Boiled Soft Boiled sees the band and their walls of noise flitting from the pulverizing to the drunkenly delicate. More

Apr 17, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Tom Jenkinson, aka Squarepusher, has always been caught between his gifted touch as a composer and his compulsion for spectacle. More

A Promise

Studio: IFC Films
Directed by Patrice Leconte

Apr 17, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

A Promise is almost as much an exercise in patience for its viewers as it is for its separated lovers.  More

Apr 16, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Lo-Fang tries to do too much on his debut album, Blue Film. The project of classically trained multi-instrumentalist cum co-producer Matthew Hemerlein, Blue Film packs in every musical tendency and ability he has. More

The Railway Man

Studio: The Weinstein Company
Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky

Apr 15, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Railway Man is an ambitious, well-intentioned film plagued by flat, predictable storytelling. More

Apr 15, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Moving from indie oddballs to pop pleasure-seekers should have been easy for Architecture in Helsinki, but the Australian ensemble are hampered by a desire to be taken seriously on their appallingly-titled fourth LP, NOW + 4EVA. More

Apr 14, 2014 TV Web Exclusive

After an already strong start, HBO's Game of Thrones ups the ante with one of its best hours yet. Last week's premiere was ominous, and while I counted off the characters most clueless to the oncoming storm as the most likely to suffer, I was not expecting this. More

Apr 14, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Animal Collective's Dave Portner said his new solo effort, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks, was inspired by horror films, like the name implies. The bad news is that if he meant Enter the Slasher Houseto sound scary, he pretty much failed.  More

Draft Day

Studio: Summit Entertainment
Directed by Ivan Reitman

Apr 14, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Draft Day is a perfectly enjoyable movie with a solid understanding of football and football minds, but tends to lag when focusing on subplots not related to football. More