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On the Nature of Strings

As founder of the Hot Club of Cowtown, Whit Smith is known far and wide as one of the kings of western swing guitar. But on his new solo EP, On the Nature of Strings, Smith gets to stretch a little by focusing less on the western and more on the swing. In doing so, [...]

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The Wrath of Kirk — Star Trek: Into Darkness

Star Trek: Into Darkness might just be the perfect summer blockbuster. (Yes, I know it’s still spring, but my thesis stands.) It’s big, it’s loud, it’s well crafted, it’s immensely entertaining and quite clever (or, more important, feels clever in the moment). What else could you want from a major Hollywood popcorn flick? Better yet, [...]

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Kiss Kiss Clang Bang—Iron Man 3

Tony Stark is back and all is not well. In Iron Man 3, we catch up with the billionaire playboy genius, played by Robert Downey Jr., following the cataclysmic events of The Avengers. (If you didn’t see that flick, it involved evil aliens, wicked gods, the potential destruction of the world and the near destruction [...]

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Remake Done Right — Evil Dead

Can you believe The Evil Dead is more than 30 years old? When I first heard about plans to remake Sam Raimi’s low-budget horror classic, I was unconvinced about the need for a new version. I mean, with 1987′s sequel Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn, Raimi himself essentially remade it. What if the powers [...]

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