Get standard pop-rock in One Fell Swoop

Today's current wave of infectious pop-rock with an alternative flavor has offered up The Spill Canvas' newest album, One Fell Swoop. Full of the likeable sounds so prevalent in today's…

Blaxploitation for the #039;00s

If you're in the mood to indulge yourself in two hours of blatant racism and embarrassment, head to the theatre for Norbit, an equally hateful and humorless statement about black culture in…

Albee takes on beastiality with The Goat

Edward Albee is still writing. His most famous play, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, premiered on stage forty-five years ago and yet, at almost a rate of five plays a decade, Albee is…

Editors publish quality work on The Back Room

This same repression and angst is carried throughout the entirety of the album (which hits stores on Tuesday); although this angst might sound unappealing, the members of Editors are true to…

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Smoking is not hazardous to your health

Based upon the sharp humor of Chris Buckley's book, which holds the movie's namesake, the story tells the tale of no-holds-barred Nick Naylor, played by Aaron Eckhart (Suspect Zero), chief…

Beacon critics make Oscar night predictions

Nick: Brokeback MountainBrokeback Mountain has it in the saddlebag. Over the past few months, it has trotted off with Best Picture awards from the various guilds and critics' groups. Many…

Emerson Stage dives straight into Deep Waters

Emerson Stage's latest offering, A Long Bridge Over Deep Waters (performed Feb. 23-25), examines the role of religion in today's world, both by connecting it to the present and to the past…