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“American Horror Story: Asylum” “Madness Ends” Review

(Spoiler alert text) Over 2 million viewers tuned in last Wednesday night for the season finale of “Asylum.” Aptly titled “Madness Ends,” the episode neatly ties up loose ends for audiences, though not without some...

“Parker” Review

As the star of director Taylor Hackford’s crime thriller “Parker,” Jason Statham (“The Expendables,” “The Transporter”) is part Robin Hood, part righteous villain and all brawn. As the film’s eponymous antihero, he throws impressive...

Fashion Instinct: Style Informed: Adam Levine Fragrance Line

Don’t exactly have the moves like Jagger? How would you like to smell like him instead? Better yet, how would you like to smell like Adam Levine? The pop-rock god is now advancing his...

Shugo Tokumaru “In Focus?” Review

Shugo Tokumaru is one freakishly gifted multi-instrumental/bedroom-pop composer who is able to magically pile his copious instrumentals on top of each other in an arrangement that looks outrageous on paper, but ultimately works in...

“Movie 43” Review

There isn’t much to say when it comes to the humorless, scatologically driven train wreck that is “Movie 43,” and that’s because there is absolutely nothing worth seeing. But for you, noble Highlanders and...

“Private: #1 Suspect” by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro Review

Author James Patterson’s name evokes a sense of nostalgia for me. As a middle school bookworm I’d stay up late at night, voraciously flipping through the first few releases of his “Maximum” series under...

Away From the Sprawl

“Sometimes I wonder if the world’s so small / Can we ever get away from the sprawl?” So sings Regine Chassagne, multi-instrumentalist and occasional vocalist of Arcade Fire. The “sprawl” referred to in the...

“Shameless: The American Dream” Review

This week’s episode of Showtime’s hit comedy “Shameless” began with the best of intentions. Unfortunately, the first 20 minutes or so of “The American Dream” were hit and miss compared to past gems. The...

“American Horror Story: Asylum” Review

Viewers are finally shown the Lana Winters we’ve longed for: sassy, determined and channeling Jackie O as she struts her stuff in “Spilt Milk.” Just before her release, she promises Jude that she will...

Yo La Tengo “Fade” Review

Just close your eyes and listen—actually, don’t close your eyes. You might fall asleep, albeit in the coolest way possible, to legendary indie band Yo La Tengo’s “Fade.” Their latest album—also, their first since...