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‘Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary’ Coming to a Theater Near You!

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"A LEGO Brickumentary" is a lovingly imagined exploration of the world of the LEGO brick: the history, the art, the creativity in a fun, and often amusing new documentary. Read More »

Movie Review: Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Southpaw’ Starring Jake Gyllenhaal

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Another startling physical transformation from star Jake Gyllenhaal is not enough to save this risibly clichéd slugfest. Read More »

Music Review: Steve Howe – ‘Anthology’

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Rhino’s two-disc retrospective of the Yes guitarist’s solo work is a must-have for prog rock enthusiasts. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘On Beauty’ – A Documentary Short

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What is beauty? What fashion magazines and the media presents? Is there room for individuality or must we all fit the conventional image of beauty we see plastered everywhere? Conventional beauty images by their very nature are discriminatory. Is that such a bad thing? Read More »

Previewing San Antonio Film Festival 2015: Director David Zucker, Actor Sean Young, Stuntman Corey Eubanks and More

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Writer/director David Zucker, actor Sean Young and stuntman Corey Eubanks are scheduled to appear at the 21st edition of the ever-expanding San Antonio, Texas Film Festival. Read More »

SXSW-V2V: Ten Amazing Apps That Could Change Your Life

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The V2Venture Competition at SXSW V2V enabled early-stage startups to pitch their products and/or services to industry experts and investors. Ten applications particularly impressed me. Read More »

Book Review: ‘James Madison: A Life Reconsidered’ by Lynne Cheney

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A reconsideration of one of the co-writers of the U.S. constitution reads like one of Gore Vidal's history-based novels. Read More »

An Interview with Rickie Lee Jones

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The GRAMMY®-winning singer/songwriter discusses her first album of original material in over a decade, The Other Side of Desire, yielding intimate insight to her songwriting process as well as to the emotional honesty that resonates throughout her music. Read More »

PlayStation 4 Review: ‘Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series – Episode 5: A Nest of Vipers’

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Short even for TellTale's recent efforts, 'Game of Thrones: Episode 5 – A Nest of Vipers' does get the plot back on track. While it does again feel authentic, the episode also reminds players of the limits the game imposes. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Threesome’ by Yussef El Guindi

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'Threesome' begins as pure bedroom comedy, then slowly sours into muted seriousness, finally exploding into a cutting climax as secrets of sexual politics and terrible events of the recent past are revealed. Read More »