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Wilco rekindles old musical styles for new piece

Wilco rekindles old musical styles for new piece

Seventeen years and several line up changes into their career, Wilco proves to be as vital as ever. The band’s 8th studio album, “The Whole Love,” showcases a rejuvenated band…

‘Hell on Heels’ album not just for Southern Belles

‘Hell on Heels’ album not just for Southern Belles

This one’s for the girls.  Miranda Lambert’s new country trio, “The Pistol Annies,” made their debut during the Academy of Country Music’s Girl’s Night Out: Superstar Women of Country back…

Gears of War delivers for fans for third time

Gears of War delivers for fans for third time

Gears fans will enjoy better graphics, new online multi player modes On Sept. 20, Gears of War 3 for the Xbox 360 became available for sale at midnight in stores…

Straw Dogs: a gruesome tale from the South

Straw Dogs: a gruesome tale from the South

If there was ever a film that truly earned its “R” rating, “Straw Dogs” would snatch the bloody dagger. A remake of the 1971 movie by Sam Peckinpah, this edition…

‘Contagion’ spreads infectious suspense

‘Contagion’ spreads infectious suspense

A movie about a disease that kills millions of people, spreading mass panic and causing anarchy, complete with Michael Bay explosions? Not my cup of tea. A movie that documents…

‘Dead Island’ only slightly more lively than corpse

‘Dead Island’ only slightly more lively than corpse

The best way to start this review is by describing the amount of effort it took to actually start this game in the first place. Now, when I first heard…

Has film genre finally ‘jumped the shark’?

Has film genre finally ‘jumped the shark’?

Despite combining sharks and 3D, ‘Shark Night 3-D’ proves decent Upon viewing the trailer for Incentive Filmed Entertainment’s first film, “Shark Night 3-D,” one might believe so, but after viewing…

‘Wildwood’ entertains without fantasy element

‘Wildwood’ entertains without fantasy element

Decemberists fans have known Colin Meloy to be a writer for years; after all, he is the band’s primary songwriter. But despite years of telling fans that he is a…