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Why? | Mumps, etc.

Anticon Records (2012)
Why?'s fourth studio album has been marketed as a "return to form" after 2009's tepidly received Eskimo Snow , since frontman Yoni Wolf's trademark raps are once again prominent.
By: NICK JOHNSTON  |  October 24, 2012


Review: Premium Rush

David Koepp's veloci-thriller
Note to the bike-porn fans at the Brattle: with all of its shots of toned, sweaty shoulder muscles arched over handlebars, you may be the only audience able to get off on this veloci-thriller.
By: NICK JOHNSTON  |  August 28, 2012


Review: The Oogieloves and the Big Balloon Adventure

Multi-colored blobs
As an "interactive" movie, in which the whole family is encouraged to sing along and dance, The Oogieloves fails miserably.
By: NICK JOHNSTON  |  August 29, 2012


Review: Nitro Circus: The Movie

Gregg Godfrey and Jeremy Rawle's loose documentary
At the beginning of Gregg Godfrey and Jeremy Rawle's loose documentary about the title troupe, two men dressed in Evel Knievel jumpsuits help launch a friend off of an impossibly high building for a base-jumping stunt.
By: NICK JOHNSTON  |  August 16, 2012


Batman — From the comic to the chthonic

Wayne's World
Behind the cowl.
By: NICK JOHNSTON  |  July 20, 2012


Review: Magic Mike

Reviving the '80s beefcake genre
After January's Haywire , director Steven Soderbergh revives another genre, the '80s beefcake buffet, with better results than could have been expected.
By: NICK JOHNSTON  |  July 03, 2012

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