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12 Rounds
WWE superstar wrestler John Cena teams with once-exciting action director Renny Harlin for this New Orleans-set action film.
" a destination on time, for example, and a bomb goes off; dial the wrong phone number, and the..."

April 3, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Handicapping SXSW 09 Wednesday night showcasers
"... – Audra Schroeder This Bike Is a Pipe Bomb..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

"...Can't Leave Behind and How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb four years later, No Line on the Horizon reaches..."

March 6, 2009 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW 09 Film Lineup Announced
What's all the ruckus? Why, it's the SXSW Film lineup!
"...Bomber Director/Writer: Paul Cotter A bittersweet comedy about love, family..."

Feb. 1, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Righteous Kill
There's nothing righteous about this tired and tiresome good cop/bad cop NYPD procedural.
" are Spy Kids' Gugino, as an S&M-loving CSI sex-bomb (she's a goofy, sexy hoot), and Dennehy, who I'm..."

Sept. 19, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mothership Connection
Space is place for the hip-hop race
"..."The Father of the Electro-Funk Sound." 'Louder Than a Bomb'..."

July 25, 2008 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Before the Rains
This story about life and love in southern India during the twilight of British rule is exquisitely photographed but emotionally overwrought.
"...or possibly a eye-glazing riff on the seminal PBS yawn-bomb Upstairs, Downstairs. Events threaten to get interesting when Moores'..."

July 11, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Panama hats originated in Ecuador, Winnie the Pooh's real name, and more
"...In 1996, a man claiming to have a bomb held a radio station manager hostage in Wanganui, New..."

April 18, 2008 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

TV Eye
The discussion of race in this country needs to continue, but who's going to do the talking?
"...and Robert Hawkins (Lennie James) surreptitiously transported a nuclear bomb to Texas to keep it from the corrupt hands..."

April 4, 2008 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

CNN Obama-Clinton Debate: The full transcript
Word for word, the whole shebang
"...year-old son who had been killed in a roadside bomb, as a consequence of a war that I believe..."

Feb. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Black as Your Lungs, Black as Pitch
First-Place Winner
"...I found out about the silo explosion, the flour bomb, when I showed up the next day to check..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Books Feature by Greg Koehler

Control, Anton Corbijn's narrative portrait of Joy Division's suicidal singer, Ian Curtis, is easily one of the finest films ever made about the collision of music, madness, and the human heart.
" make the doomed singer less a ticking time bomb than a heartsick, often physically ill young man torn..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fun Fun Fun Fest Preview
" conscience, his songwriting sets him apart. The blistering "Bomb. Repeat. Bomb." from the Pharmacists' fifth effort, Living With..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Music Feature

Questioning Ventura
"...article entitled “8:15” [“Letters @ 3am,” Aug. 3]. The bombs were named Fat Man and Little Boy. Fat Man..."

Aug. 6, 2007 Postmarks

Ventura Naive and a Little Arrogant
"...there was argument at the time about using the bomb is historical fact. Eisenhower, Stimson, Leahy, and Lemay were..."

Aug. 2, 2007 Postmarks

What Is Terrorism? (UPDATED)
Why does a media that spends every waking minute hyping the threat of terrorism think the explosives in Austin aren't a big deal?
"...discovery at the Austin Women’s Health Center: Had that bomb been found outside a post office or a school,..."

April 27, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Black Book
Although in many ways a characteristically perverse Paul Verhoeven spectacle, this Dutch World War II resistance story is more morally shaded as well as handsomely mounted and suspenseful.
"...divided among individuals rather than ideologies. After the Jerries bomb her hideout, lovely Rachel Stein (van Houten) tries to..."

April 27, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Naked City
"...• Police are investigating a bomb threat at the Texas School for the Deaf, made..."

April 27, 2007 News Feature

Time for a New War Czar
"...second level of security in the parliament building. The bomber got inside the Green Zone and inside the Iraqi..."

April 15, 2007 Postmarks

My Child, My Child, My Alien Child
My Child, My Child, My Alien Child reveals poet-performer Zell Miller III in Richard Pryor mode, spinning tales of fatherhood in richly comic, broadly accessible style
" well. (The tale of 5-year-old Zelly dropping the F-bomb – indeed, the mutha F-bomb – on his grammy..."

April 6, 2007 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Ted Leo & the Pharmacists
"...plastered all over Living ("Army Bound," "CIA," the blistering "Bomb. Repeat. Bomb."), but the centerpiece "La Costa Brava," is..."

March 30, 2007 Music Review by Michael Bertin

Tolls = Dead Soldiers, It's All the Same
"...Black, by undermining a pillar of democracy, throws a bomb into the social order. A toll-tax rebellion may not..."

Jan. 19, 2007 Postmarks

The director of Saw II is back for more of this vicious-minded series in which the psychopathic Jigsaw toys with his victims' last gasps.
"...jaw! – and counting down the seconds until a bomb scatters his teeth to the four corners of the..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

What's So Funny About Peace, Love, and Ice Cream?
Matt Allen's free ice cream melts the hearts of rockers everywhere
"...Death Cab for Cutie has a sweet tooth for Bomb Pops, while Wilco songsmith Jeff Tweedy goes for shark-shaped..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Ventura's Cautioning Not 'Anti-Israel'
"...of Mexican terrorists kidnapped several American soldiers we should bomb the living bejeezus out of northern Mexico, destroy the..."

Aug. 16, 2006 Postmarks

District B13
Set in the near-future of 2010, this French import is not big on plot exposition, instead focusing on its finely wrought action momentum, which moves ever forward with rushing exhilaration.
"...stuntman-turned-actor), who is assigned to deactivate a wayward nuclear bomb that has fallen into Taha's hands. Leito joins on..."

June 2, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Academy Award-Nominated Documentary Shorts 2005
A rare opportunity to see what's considered the best in the field of short docs; plus all four nominees have a socio-political bent.
"...returns to Hiroshima 60 years after the first atomic bomb destroyed the city and interviews residents there who survived..."

April 7, 2006 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector
A movie so exasperating it's driven our reviewer to escape into song.
"...hardly for me And so I give this the BOMB! (Note: Not one gratuitous “Git-Er-Done!” was uttered during the..."

March 31, 2006 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Hills Have Eyes
This remake ratchets up the gore while subtly rewiring some of the characters, but it never manages the nagging subtexts Craven so handily injected into the original horror film.
"...debasement of the status quo, lingering fears of the Bomb, and dysfunctional families run amok – rang all-too-true three..."

March 10, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Albert Brooks again sallies forth where others fear to tread, although his comic results are more mildly amusing than riotously funny.
"...jokes work the world over, and b) shit jokes bomb in India. Shuttled from one disastrous attempt at intersocial..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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