Lovebox review – Pharrell and Childish Gambino preach resistance

Pharrell and Childish Gambino urge fans to fight Donald Trump while playing London’s Lovebox festival.
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Concert Review: Eaux Claires Festival’s No Advanced Lineup Concept Proves a Risky Affair

The 2018 edition of the Eaux Claires festival, the four year-old, artsy two-day fest curated by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and The National’s Aaron Dessner (pictured), came with a unique, potentially exciting concept for anyone tired of the same played-out fest tropes: no lineup would be announced until festival-goers took to the field in Eaau […]

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Review: Pam Tanowitz’s ‘Four Quartets’ Hits Poetic Heights

The choreographer’s staging of T.S. Eliot’s classic, at Bard College, might be the greatest creation of dance theater so far this century.
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Karlovy Vary Film Review: ‘Sueño Florianópolis’

There’s a lot of narrative in even the most uneventful family vacation. Removed from the daily domestic grind and cast into a shapeless routine of idling and ambling in unfamiliar surrounds, intimate tensions are placed in stark relief, and the mood can swing with the ocean tides from giddy togetherness to no-one-understands-me exasperation. And on […]

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Fashion Review: A Declaration of Independence at Valentino and Fendi

As the couture shows came to an end, there were fireworks of the most creative kind.
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Cooler Master CK552 Gaming Keyboard Review

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Cooler Master’s new CK550 line of mechanical gaming keyboards deliver ample bang for your gaming buck. I am reviewing the retail-only CK552 model (See it at Best Buy), which features Gateron Red switches, full RGB per-key lighting, and a brushed aluminum chassis. It also supplies convenient on-the-fly controls for lighting and macros in addition to a well-designed, easy-to-use software app that lets you customize your lighting, set macros, map keys, and create profiles. Good luck finding all of this in another keyboard that costs less than $ 100. At $ 79.99, the Cooler Master CK552 is a steal.

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Fashion Review: At Chanel and Dior, the Incredible Intimacy of What You Can’t Buy Online

Karl Lagerfeld crafts an ode to the underneath and Maria Grazia Chiuri celebrates an atelier of her own.
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Netflix to Review Nicolas Lopez Deal Amid Harassment Allegations

In the wake of recent sexual and workplace harassment allegations against Chile’s biggest box office hitmaker, Nicolas Lopez, Netflix has placed its relationship with the filmmaker “under review.” “Netflix has licensed several of Nicolás López films in the past and we have an agreement for one of his new projects, which is now currently under […]

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Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Now it's okay to talk to your TV

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Huawei MateBook X Pro review: China's MacBook Pro

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Amazon Fire TV Cube Review: Not Ready to Replace Your Remote

Amazon’s new Fire TV Cube comes with a pretty radical premise: By integrating Alexa and far-field microphones directly into the streaming device, Amazon promises that you’ll be able to interact with your TV with simple voice commands. However, a brief test showed that you shouldn’t throw out your remote control just yet. First, the basics: […]

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‘Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album’ Review: Sitting in the Studio With Coltrane

The recording of a 1963 session with the saxophonist was purged from ABC Records’ storage in the 1970s—luckily, a second copy survived.
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Album Review: Beyoncé and Jay-Z: The State of the Union Is Strong

The couple abruptly released their long-rumored joint album, “Everything Is Love,” a statement of solidarity in the face of personal and institutional challenges.
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Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop Review

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Acer is well-known for its high-end Predator gaming laptops, but it also has an entry-level lineup dubbed Nitro as well. Since IGN typically only reviews expensive, herculean laptops we figured we’d add a bit of variety to our coverage with a review of the $ 900 Nitro 5 (See it on Amazon). It’s made for gamers on a budget, and features a pretty basic design but with enough gaming-specific features to satisfy most folks. Honestly, it’s mostly about setting your expectations correctly, because for a device that’s priced under $ 1,000, you can’t expect more than what the Nitro 5 has to offer.

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Film Review: ‘The Story of a Summer Lover’

With his third feature, rising Romanian director Paul Negoescu (“A Month in Thailand,” “Two Lottery Tickets”) reaches back to a time when Woody Allen’s name was associated with intelligent romantic comedies and jazz, delivering a film drenched in Allen-esque situations replanted in Bucharest. That in itself is fine, yet while “The Story of a Summer […]

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Album Review: Kanye West Writes a Song of Himself on ‘Ye’

On the rapper’s eighth studio album the focus isn’t on America but his all-encompassing self-absorption.
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Razer Core X eGPU Review

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Razer has taken a scalpel its external GPU enclosure, shaving a few hundred bucks off the price tag and some features along with it. Dubbed the Core X, it joins the Core V2 in the company’s stable of “eGPU” boxes and like its predecessor lets you drop a desktop GPU into a Thunderbolt 3 enclosure and connect it to a compatible laptop for desktop-level GPU power in a laptop.

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OnePlus 6 review: A killer smartphone at a killer price

OnePlus 6 review: A killer smartphone at a killer priceWhen it comes to Android smartphones, there’s Samsung’s Galaxy’s line of handsets, and a long list of also-rans. Take OnePlus, for example. For its latest trick, the OnePlus 6, OnePlus is pushing the envelope even further, stretching its phone’s display to a massive 6.3 inches, packing an improved camera and still maintaining OnePlus’s signature low price, $ 529 for a base model.



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TV Review: ‘Arrested Development’ Season 5 on Netflix

There’s something perfect about the fact that season 5 of “Arrested Development” picks up almost immediately where season 4 left off as if no time has passed at all, alternately ignoring and winking at the fact that its cast has aged. After all (narrator voice): it’s “Arrested Development.” Opting to stick with the still unfolding […]

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'Detroit: Become Human' review: Strong characters make your choices matter

'Detroit: Become Human' review: Strong characters make your choices matter“Detroit: Become Human” is a game that wants all of your choices to matter. From how you reply to other characters, to the split-second decisions you make during a scuffle, to whether you peer into an open doorway, nearly every action you make in “Detroit” feels as though it would impact the game’s narrative and, eventually, its final outcome. It’s not a perfect game — I had problems with the controls at times and quick-time events that felt overwhelming— but this is easily the best title to date from developer Quantic Dream.



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Film Review: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

SPOILER ALERT: The following review contains mild spoilers for “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” The most important thing to note about “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is that, in spite of its widely-publicized behind-the-scenes turmoil, culminating with the replacement of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller with Ron Howard several months into shooting, the film […]

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James Murdoch Calls for ‘Robust’ Regulatory Review of Comcast’s Rival Bid for Sky

21st Century Fox leaders James and Lachlan Murdoch were tight-lipped about the drama swirling around its pending $ 52.4 billion sale of key assets to Disney now that Comcast has stepped up its rival maneuvers. But Fox CEO James Murdoch did offer his opinion that Comcast should have to run the gauntlet of regulatory processes in […]

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art review: ‘Heavenly Bodies’ Brings the Fabric of Faith to the Met

A museum’s blockbuster welcomes the Vatican’s holy garments to New York — and genuflects at the altar of haute couture.
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Review: City Ballet Salutes Jerome Robbins, a Master of 2 Realms

New York City Ballet’s gala showed Robbins’s Broadway and ballet sides with world premieres by Warren Carlyle and Justin Peck.
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Every IGN God of War Review

If you have been living under a rock for the past 13 years or are suffering from a very selective form of amnesia, you’re going to want to sit down for this shocker: Sony Santa Monica’s new God of War masterpiece is actually the eighth game in the series (counting non-numbered sequels) since it kicked off in 2005 on the PlayStation 2. IGN’s been along for the whole ride, so we’re now able to go back and look at what our reviewers were thinking in the moment when Kratos first leaped onto the scene and punched said scene in the face. Scroll through the slideshow below to read their review verdicts and scores, ranging from back in the day right up to the present.

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Woman Posts Hilarious Review Of Eyeliner That ‘Didn’t Budge’ Despite Car Accident

“This product lasts and looks amazing through anything,” she said.
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Nintendo Labo review: Fun and games with cardboard

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Review: Beyoncé Is Bigger Than Coachella

In a performance that reinvented the festival set, the pop star commanded the stage for nearly two hours, teaching history and sweating the details.
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Logitech G Pro Gaming Headset Review

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Logitech has given its newest gaming headset the simple moniker of Pro (See it on BestBuy), foregoing some bells and whistles in favor of a more streamlined device aimed at eSports enthusiasts. With a lightweight design, cross-platform compatibility, decent audio quality and a “pro” microphone, it’s a headset with a pretty simple feature set.Despite its stripped-down design, it’s still kind of expensive at $ 90, especially since it’s a wired stereo headset. That said, Logitech says it’s perfect for eSports or gamers who just want to use “pro” equipment. I tested them out to see how they stack up.

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‘God of War’ review: The first must-have game of 2018

‘God of War’ review: The first must-have game of 2018“God of War” is a triumph. Sony’s Santa Monica Studio, the team behind the latest entry in the series, deftly steered the franchise through its first over-the-top trilogy and off-shoots with seeming ease. The story of Kratos, a Spartan demigod and his quest for vengeance against the Greek gods who used him as a puppet in their twisted games, was always about making the player feel bigger, badder and more powerful through gory violence, massive set pieces and, yes, the occasional virtual sex act for the purpose of taking down the gods of Olympus.



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TV Review: ‘Westworld’ Season 2 on HBO

Like any self-respecting piece of tech, “Westworld” is always trying to upgrade itself. The good news is, several glitches and structural issues have been corrected and modestly improved in “Westworld 2.0.” The operating system is smoother, but the drama’s most insistent claim — or aspiration — is that it has achieved full sentience, or at […]

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Review of battle-royale game 'Player Unknown: Battlegrounds' — this week's No. 1 app

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Review: In ‘Jesus Christ Superstar,’ an Old Story for (Yet Another) New Millennium

Led by the R&B hitmaker John Legend, NBC’s live, multicultural telecast of the early-1970s musical was a conceptual and artistic triumph.
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Art Review: Sally Mann’s Haunted South

“Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings” at the National Gallery of Art is a record of exploration — into her past, the country’s history and photography’s.
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'Far Cry 5' review: Destruction and doomsday in America

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‘Secret of Mana’ review: Can't capture that old-school magic

‘Secret of Mana’ review: Can't capture that old-school magicThe "Secret of Mana" remake does quite have what it takes to live up to its classic predecessor.



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Review of this week's No. 1 app: Human Anatomy Atlas 2018

Review of this week's No. 1 app: Human Anatomy Atlas 2018Yahoo Finance's David Pogue reviews Human Anatomy Atlas 2018, an app that gives you an interactive, incredibly detailed, medically accurate jaw-dropping 3-D view of the human body.



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Concert Review: Four Tet Concert Dazzles Brooklyn Crowd With Wildly Inventive Fusion of Light and Sound

London-born Four Tet (a.k.a. Kieran Hebden) has long been one of electronic music’s leading lights, but even his continually inventive and melodic nine albums did not prepare fans for the wildly immersive and elaborate fusion of light and sound at his current run of concerts. Wednesday night’s two-hour-long show — which has already held down […]

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Film Review: ‘I Can Only Imagine’

“I Can Only Imagine” tells the backstory of how a song came to exist. Not just any song, but the best-selling Christian single of all time. Relatively unique among faith-based films, it’s a decent addition to Hollywood most hit-or-miss genre — the music biopic — that abruptly ends where the first-act break typically occurs in […]

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Review: As James Levine Sues, the Met Opera Opens a New ‘Così’

A Mozart staging set in 1950s Coney Island had its premiere days after Mr. Levine was fired when an investigation found evidence of sexual misconduct.
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Film Review: ‘Dear Dictator’

An audacious conceit in search of a bolder movie, “Dear Dictator” has 85-year-old Michael Caine as a Latin island tyrant whose overthrow improbably lands him in the garage of a suburban American teen. That casting and concept alone have a certain goofy appeal that makes writing-directing duo Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse’s third feature a […]

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Ready Player One Review

Though its pop culture Easter egg-filled trailers might have suggested otherwise, Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the beloved sci-fi novel Ready Player One is far more than just a reference-fest. It’s an action film first, both in the relatively bland real world and in the colorful, over-the-top virtual one, and carries Steven Spielberg’s affinity for thoughtful timing and some genuinely thrilling sequences.

Taking place half in Columbus, Ohio and half in a virtual playground known as the Oasis, Ready Player One follows the story of Wade Watts (played by Tye Sheridan) as he searches for an Easter egg hidden by the Oasis’ creator, James Halliday (played by Mark Rylance). VR-obsessed humans in the real world are on the hunt for the Egg, and should they find it they’d be granted control of the Oasis and a significant amount of riches. It’s an appealing challenge, set in a VR world that feels like it absolutely could be real in a decade or three.

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SXSW Review: ‘Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes’

The title is just a tad misleading. While “Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes” does indeed pivot on the 50-plus-year friendship between legendary heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali and erudite TV talk-show icon Dick Cavett, both director Robert S. Bader and Cavett himself — frequent collaborators who co-wrote the film — always make it […]

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SXSW Film Review: ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’

In “Unfriended: Dark Web,” the horror begins with a MacBook’s startup bonggg. Without leaving the computer screen — and Stephen Susco’s film will never leave the computer screen — the audience quickly learns several key things: A boy named Matias (Colin Woodell) has a stolen laptop, a deaf girlfriend named Amaya (Stephanie Nogueras), and a […]

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Fashion Review: Sweatpants Forever!

And other forms of exhilarating self-expression from Undercover and Comme des Garçons, with a dose of the dominatrix at Hermès and a little latex at Nina Ricci.
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Review: A Brash Wunderkind, Now 37, Meets an August Ensemble

Gustavo Dudamel led the Vienna Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall in three programs of standards — and Ives’ adventurous Second Symphony.
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Fashion Review: Playing It Safe Amid the Protests

Armani, Cavalli and Ferragamo sent out classic styles but Versace took a chance by pairing styles with matching scarves.
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Fashion Review: Politics Comes to the New York Runways

Prabal Gurung addresses #MeToo, and Pyer Moss pays homage to black cowboys and their part in the history of the West.
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Review: A Conductor Delivers a Magnificent ‘Parsifal’ at the Met

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the company’s music director designate, brought his own strong take to Wagner’s profound, challenging and very long score.
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Dragon Ball Super Episode 126 Review

Warning: The following review contains spoilers for the episode.

Time is running short for the Tournament of Power, and Toppo has decided that enough is enough. The entire episode is an escalating struggle as our heroes try to topple this new God of Destruction, and while Super does rely heavily on battle montages and huge blasts to satisfy visually, it’s the personal stories behind them that sell the experience.

Episode 126 opens effectively with Android 17 nearly losing his life. He’s been the one character to consistently perform well throughout the tournament, outsmarting his enemies at every corner. He also has years of history with the franchise as an intimidating, ruthless villain. Adding all this together only to see him get crushed by Toppo makes his defeat hit home extra hard.

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'Shadow of the Colossus' review: One of the best games ever made is reborn

'Shadow of the Colossus' review: One of the best games ever made is reborn'Shadow of the Colossus' as mesmerizing on the PS4 as ever. And with its improved graphics, it's easily one of the most beautiful games you can find.



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Vaginal mesh: England review into scale of harm

The audit will reveal how many women have suffered ill consequences from the controversial treatment.
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Review: ‘In the Intense Now’ Revisits the Drama of 1968 in France and Beyond

João Moreira Salles’s ruminative documentary essay features footage from the era along with personal voice-over narration.
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US military security review amid fitness app fears

The US military has said it will review its privacy policy amid concerns that an interactive map released by fitness tracking app Strava could reveal the locations of sensitive military bases.
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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop Review

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Dell’s Inspiron gaming laptop lineup has long offered a decent gaming experience at an affordable price. However, since Dell owns Alienware it’s always careful not to step on its alien feet, and thus nearly all of the off-the-shelf Inspiron 15 Gaming laptops sport a mid-range spec sheet.

The newest version of the Inspiron 15 7000 (See it on Dell.com) / (See it on Currys PC World UK) adopts a few upgrades over the previous version, and the biggest one is that the GPU has been upgraded from a low-end Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti to a GTX 1060. Other small changes include the move to an IPS panel, a slight reduction in size, and the addition of a fingerprint reader.

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Fashion Review: Designs on Female Empowerment at Chanel and Dior

Surreal times call for surreal clothes. Should we play by the old rules? Plus, Iris van Herpen and Schiaparelli.
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Film Review: ‘Itzhak’

Good music and good company make “Itzhak” a pleasure, though those seeking a methodical career overview should look elsewhere than this genial personality sketch of the world-famous violinist. Alison Chernick’s documentary captures the Manhattan-dwelling subject at home and on tour around the globe, hobnobbing with classical colleagues as well as the likes of close friend […]

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‘Last Defense: The Genius of Japanese Meiji Metalwork’ Review: Creativity Forged Anew

A simple installation bears beautiful witness to the mastery achieved in the Edo period and the creative resilience that followed in the Meiji Restoration.
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Review: ‘Hamilton’ Conquers London (King George Slays, Too)

The newcomer Jamael Westman steps out as a fully formed star in the title role of the triumphant London production of “Hamilton.”
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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds PC Version 1.0 Review

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds didn’t invent the last-person-standing formula that’s made it one of the most massively successful PC games in history, but – over the course of a nine-month-long early access period – it certainly turned it into something special. 100 players drop onto a sprawling map and fight to the death using whatever weapons they can find within a shrinking force-field. This simple, bare-bones take on the Battle Royale-style deathmatch foregoes the fluff and high time investment of most hardcore survival sims in favor of fast, accessible action. The result is a tight, focused, no-frills experience that’s as exciting as it is unpredictable, and where no two games are ever alike.

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Review: The Met Opera’s ‘Tosca’ Overcomes Months of Chaos

The stakes were high and the cancellations many. What the Met delivered was fine singing in a traditional-looking, scrupulously inoffensive production.
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‘All the Money in the World’ Review: Weighing a Young Life on the Balance Sheet

Ridley Scott’s film stars Christopher Plummer as the billionaire J. Paul Getty, asked to pay a ransom for his kidnapped grandson.
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Review: Christopher Plummer Dominates ‘All the Money in the World’

Mr. Plummer, who replaced Kevin Spacey in the role of J. Paul Getty, is magnetic in the film, which recounts the 1973 kidnapping of his grandson.
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Kelvin Benjamin TD reversal distorts NFL’s replay review system — again

The latest in a string of touchdown reversals has exposed a shift in an interpretation of the rulebook under senior VP of officiating Al Riveron.
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MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Titanium 8G Review

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Nvidia’s newest Pascal GPU is the GTX 1070 Ti. It’s a great line for 1920 x 1080 and 2560 x1440 gaming. So far we’ve reviewed GPUs from Zotac, Asus, and EVGA, and now we’re taking MSI’s flagship offering for a spin around the test bench. The company is offering three versions of the card; two on the lower end of the spectrum, and one high-end model that’s available in two color schemes; red and black, or silver and black.

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Film Review: ‘Ethel & Ernest’

“There was nothing extraordinary about my mum and dad, nothing dramatic,” says Raymond Briggs during the brief live-action prologue to “Ethel & Ernest.” Truer words were never said, even if they’re among very few words not directly taken from the graphic-novel source in Roger Mainwood’s scrupulously faithful adaptation of that slender 1998 tome. This animated […]

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Art Review: Homage to Mexico: Josef Albers and His Reality-Based Abstraction

A radiant Guggenheim exhibition grounds the proto-Minimalist abstract paintings of Josef Albers in the geometric grandeur of Mesoamerican monuments.
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Broadway Review: ‘The Children’

Pack your bags, people — the apocalypse is coming. This warning comes to you courtesy of Lucy Kirkwood, whose cautionary disaster drama, “The Children,” scared the wits out of audiences at London’s Royal Court Theater and promises to do the same on Broadway, where it recently opened in a Manhattan Theatre Club production. Its sterling […]

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Battlestar Galactica: Deadlock Review

Despite all its acclaim, the reimagined Battlestar Galactica series that ran from 2004 to 2009 has been severely underrepresented when it comes to quality games. Similarly, recent choices for space-based strategy games have been limited too, especially if you aren’t looking for a 4X experience. But Battlestar Galactica: Deadlock solves all of these issues single-handedly, with tactical-strategy gameplay featuring Cylons, Vipers, and Battlestars. The best surprise, though, is that it’s all of that and a good game.

Deadlock is a cleverly designed space combat game layered on top of a challenging resource-management simulation. In this regard, Deadlock echos what makes games like XCOM so addictive: the ships you manage from a strategic perspective are the same ones you command in combat, so decisions made in one phase have significant impacts on the other. For instance, spending resources on a fleet officer might enhance a ship’s firepower in combat, but lose that ship and you will have a harder time tackling future missions. It’s a formula that’s worked in other games, and works just as well here.

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Review: Action and Angst of Galactic Proportions

The space saga’s latest episode examines old loyalties with surprising results.
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No-spoiler review: Star Wars has changed forever

A long time ago, I gave up on Star Wars. Grew tired of bad acting and vague catchphrases. “What this franchise needs is a rebel,” I thought. Now it has found one.
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Is Really Good! Here’s Our Review.

With charm and wit, the latest “Star Wars” movie unites the past and present as it looks toward the future.
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Film Review: ‘Just Getting Started’

Some bad movies trigger swells of anger and outrage, while others prompt industrial-grade snark and scorn. And then there are leaden clunkers like “Just Getting Started” that provoke an ineffable sense of sadness as one considers how much time, money and talent has been squandered on something so thoroughly useless. Unduly protracted, clumsily contrived and […]

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Review: ‘The Crown’ Season 2 Takes the Queen From Scandal to Scandal

Netflix’s award-winning series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II covers war, sex and the difficulties of managing a royally messed up family.
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Rosetta Getty Pre-Fall 2018 Review

Walking into Rosetta Getty’s downtown space, the tone for pre-fall 2018 was instantly set by a calming room with moss mounds and chair installations, by artist Thomas Barger, and racks filled with earth-toned and powder blue hues. Getty looked to the Hammer Museum’s exhibition “Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960-1985” — specifically to the works of Lygia Pape, Ana Mendieta and Leticia Parente — to inform her latest collection. “There were a lot of Latin women artists at that time, they were really activists…incredibly fierce,” Getty said of the artists. Interpretations came in the form of prints, like a beautiful silk jacquard dress with a baby’s breath print and split-neck ties, offered in black or melon, that was pulled from Mendieta’s works.
“I try to look at it as more of a collectible wardrobe, the silhouettes and finishes and the way it’s designed is to go with the things you already have,” Getty said of the collection and her overall brand aesthetic. By creating a more seasonless collection, Getty has been building her customers’ wardrobes. This time she added supple nappa leather trimmings, three new footwear shapes and autumnal fabrications. There was a great floral jacquard dress that could be tied

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Dragon Ball Super Episode 118 Review

Warning: The following review contains spoilers for the episode.

Tensions were high as Universe 2 and 6 struggled and failed to prevent their annihilation in a tense, action-packed episode. Unfortunately, Episode 118’s split focus between two stories wasn’t balanced well, causing Universe 2’s erasure to feel considerably less important. Even still, great callbacks to scenes earlier in the franchise worked very well during the Universe 6 battle, and several touching moments helped give Universe 2 a touching but somber farewell.

The Namekian battle between Universe 6 and 7 was a great homage to past Dragon Ball events. The callback to Namekian fusion was particularly impactful with the implications it had for Planet Namek in Universe 6, but also what it meant for Piccolo and the few times he’s performed this forbidden technique. Super also handled Gohan well, pushing him into the mentor role for just a short time and using that to mirror scenes from as far back as the Saiyan Saga of Dragon Ball Z. Beyond fighting, the erasure of Universe 6 allowed for some good somber scenes, like seeing Beerus stoically watch his counterpart be erased. Universe 6 has been built up as the fun rival to Universe 7 for a long time, and their complete obliteration made for a truly sad moment in Super history.

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Art Review: Louvre Abu Dhabi, an Arabic-Galactic Wonder, Revises Art History

The museum’s style — integrating charismatic objects from all over the map — is sensational. Almost enough to make you forget certain grim realities.
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‘Peter Pan’ Review: A Grown-Up Adventure

Bedlam’s staging of J.M. Barrie’s work taps into the original’s ambiguous, disturbing and surreal aspects.
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Home Office review over harassment at abortion clinics

Concerns about the tactics used by some protesters prompted the Home Office review.
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Review: Verdi’s Requiem Recast as Memorial for Dmitri Hvorostovsky

A four-performance run of the great choral work has been dedicated to the memory of the Russian baritone, a beloved Met artist who died on Wednesday.
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The Book Review Podcast: O Pioneers!

Caroline Fraser talks about “Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder,” and Tiya Miles discusses “The Dawn of Detroit.”
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Review: Will Gompertz on George Clooney’s Suburbicon ★★☆☆☆

Matt Damon and Julianne Moore star in the dark portrayal of 1950s suburbia.
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Art Review: Stephen Shore’s MoMA Survey Shows a Restless Reformer as a Master of Photography

The Museum of Modern Art offers a commanding retrospective of five decades of Stephen Shore’s groundbreaking work.
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‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Review: Not So Kosher

Amy Sherman-Palladino’s latest show features great one-liners, endearing performances and a visually opulent representation of New York in the nascent “Mad Men” era—but its Jewish milieu make no sense.
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Marvel’s The Punisher: “Memento Mori” Review

The Punisher goes up against his archenemy, while David tries to reconnect with his family.
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Review: A Boy’s Own Desire in ‘Call Me by Your Name’

In the latest movie from the Italian director Luca Guadagnino (“I Am Love”), Armie Hammer plays a visiting student who falls for his host’s teenage son.
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Marvel’s The Punisher: “Virtue of the Vicious” Review

A detective must find out who’s telling the truth about The Punisher.
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Art Review: David Hockney’s Life in Painting: Spare, Exuberant, Full

An artistic journey through six decades of painting sums up his achievements — and leaves you wanting more.
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Marvel’s The Punisher: “Resupply” Review

Frank and David track down a gun dealer in hopes of finding the men behind their tragic stories.
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Godless: Netflix Series Review

This is a non-spoiler review for all seven episodes of Netflix’s limited series Western, Godless – premiering Wednesday, November 22nd.

“Welcome to No Man’s Land,” states the apt tagline for the new seven-part series Godless.

Created by Scott Frank (The Lookout, Logan) and executive produced by Steven Soderbergh, Godless brings the Western back to (streaming) TV in a big, beautiful way with a sweeping saga of love, loss, revenge, and redemption set in and around the small isolated mining town of La Belle – a community populated, and run by, mostly women after all the able-bodied fathers and husbands lost their lives in one fell mining accident swoop. “83 good men” gone, leaving the town seemingly vulnerable to conniving industrialists and crazed outlaws.

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Review: ‘Coco’ Brings the Pixar Touch to Death

The movie delivers moments of cinematic rigor and playful pop-culture erudition. And though it deals with the afterlife, don’t let that scare you.
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Marvel’s The Punisher: “Cold Steel” Review

Madani and Stein set a trap, while Frank and David deal with troubles on the homefront.
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Dragon Ball Super Episode 115 Review

Warning: The following review contains spoilers for the episode.

Things are heating up with Kefla’s entrance, and her immense power and playful personality make for a great fight as she pressures Goku. Episode 115 also does a great job of weaving in several smaller moments that showcase the many other warriors that have been on the backlines for several weeks.

If there’s one thing to be said about Kefla, is that she’s a lot of fun. Just like Vegito, Kefla again proves that combining two Saiyans together yields powerful and humorous results. Her clumsy fighting, cocky attitude, and quips to Goku make her a great addition to the series, even if it’s one that’s likely short lived. Super wisely focused in on the Green theme for her, and her attacks follow this trend. This not only makes it easy to decipher between her and Goku’s attacks but also help her stand out against the plethora of warriors and attacks that exist in the Dragon Ball universe. One small annoyance was the sheen they gave her character after going Super Saiyan. Certainly her gold cuffs might shine, but her face and arms also have a glossy layer that makes her look a little unusual.

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Brantley in Britain: Review: ‘Network’ With Bryan Cranston Is Convulsive, Immersive and Still Mad as Hell

A stage adaptation, directed by Ivo van Hove, confirms the prophecy of a 1976 movie about populist rage and manipulative technology
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The Book Review Podcast: Kurt Andersen on Channeling President Trump

Andersen talks about “You Can’t Spell America Without Me”; Liza Mundy discusses “Code Girls”; and Maria Russo on the season’s children’s books.
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Album Review: Taylor Swift Is a 2017 Pop Machine on ‘Reputation,’ but at What Cost?

On her sneakily potent sixth album, the pop star shifts away from her signature melodies, engaging with the competition on its terms, not hers.
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The Book Review Podcast: The American Revolution in Six Lives

Russell Shorto talks about “Revolution Song,” and Richard Aldous discusses his new biography of Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
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art review: Michelangelo Is the Divine Star of the Must-See Show of the Season

The Metropolitan Museum’s show of 133 drawings by the Renaissance artist, the largest ever assembled, is a tour de genius — the evolution of Michelangelo as deity and brand.
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Rick and Morty: Season 3 Review

Note: this is a mostly spoiler-free review of Rick and Morty’s third season. Check out my previous Season 3 reviews for more spoiler-filled, in-depth discussions of each episode.

The first episode of Rick and Morty’s third season ends with Rick breaking the fourth wall (as he’s often wont to do) and telling his grandson that they’re in store for the darkest, craziest season of their adventures yet. That scene really set the stage for what was to come. Season 3 lived up to its promising by even more dark and unpredictable than the previous two. It might be a stretch to call Season 3 the show’s best, but in many ways it’s the most consistent and ambitious so far.

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Art Review: Yayoi Kusama and the Amazing Polka-Dotted, Selfie-Made Journey to Greatness

The artist of “Infinity” rooms has become an Instagram darling. But two new gallery exhibitions in New York show that she’s much more than that — an almost frighteningly fertile talent.
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iPhone X Review: Yes, There Are Reasons to Pay Apple $1,000

Apple’s iPhone X breaks the $ 1,000 price barrier but gives you plenty of reasons to want it anyway.
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Alias Grace: Netflix Series Review

This is a non-spoiler review for all six episodes of Netflix’s Alias Grace – adapted from Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name, premiering Friday, November 3rd.

Written with melancholy flair by Sarah Polley (Go, Dawn of the Dead) and directed with a tragic ghost story panache by Mary Harron (American Psycho), Alias Grace takes us into the enchanting, incarcerated mind of a 19th century celebrity “murderess” to experience her many indignities, sufferings, and endured cruelties in a deeply rich and layered murder mystery based on true events.

Margaret Atwood, of The Handmaid’s Tale’s fame, crafted a story — a devilish narrative designed to unravel and mesmerize — around the real-life case of Grace Marks. The teenage Irish immigrant maid was convicted in 1843, in Canada, of killing her employer (while suspected of also having a hand in the death of a fellow housekeeper during the same manic spree). Alias Grace is, all at once, a coming of age story, an immigrant tale, a “whodunnit?,” and a chilling tragedy. It doesn’t involve ghosts, but it is haunted in its own way. There’s definitely a “presence” involved, a phantom feeling that permeates through the story – which is mostly, at its core, a collection of recollections.

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Review: Greta Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ Is Big-Screen Perfection

Saoirse Ronan plays a high school senior who insists on asserting her individuality, and it makes for a thrilling film.
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Review: Onstage Jay-Z Forgoes Distractions, Drilling Down to the Message

At the opening of his “4:44” tour, Jay-Z showcased his effortless delivery and tried to translate the intimacy of that album’s themes to a large room.
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Stranger Things: Season 2 Premiere Review

Now that you’ve finished watching the first episode of Stranger Things: Season 2, did you agree with our take on “MadMax”?
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Review: All Life’s a Swirling Proscenium in ‘The Red Shoes’

The staging is the star in Matthew Bourne’s pass-the-popcorn adaptation of the movie.
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‘Stranger Things 2’ Review: Return to the Upside-Down

Netflix’s hit nostalgia trip is back, driven just as much by its characters as its creepiness.
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Review: If You See One Opera This Year, Make It ‘The Exterminating Angel’

The composer Thomas Adès’s audacious new opera based on Luis Buñuel’s surreal 1962 film “The Exterminating Angel” triumphed at the Metropolitan Opera.
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Bomber Crew Review

Beneath Bomber Crew’s cutesy exterior is a tough-as-nails World War II aircraft simulation with an eye toward historical accuracy. Its frantic real-time gameplay sets it apart from other ship sims, and there are lots of interesting options for tackling its tough levels.

Like the classic roguelike FTL: Faster Than Light, Bomber Crew puts you in charge of a vehicle which you must staff and manage as it goes on missions, but the comparisons end there. That’s mainly because you can’t pause to give orders, so the challenge comes from performing all the duties of a bomber crew, from gunnery to navigation to bombardment, at the same time. Targeting enemy fighters, picking destinations, and lining up bombing runs all work the same way: press the middle mouse button to zoom out into targeting mode, find your target, and hold your sights on it until the circle is filled.

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Review: ‘Stranger Things’ Returns, More Familiar but Still Fun

Did last year’s surprise nostalgia phenomenon need a sequel? Not really, but we’ll take it anyway.
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Concert Review: Haim Light Up L.A.’s Greek Theatre With Homecoming Show

“We’re three sisters from the Valley playing the Greek,” marveled Este Haim, one-third of the sisterly trio bearing their last name. “I’m ‘Stone Cold’ Steven Austin when it comes to emotion, but even I’m emotional.” Indeed, the story of Haim could well be the rock variation on “La La Land,” as directed by fellow Valley […]

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Wheelman Review

Wheelman premieres exclusively on Netflix on October 20.

Frank Grillo gets behind the wheel of a car, and for most of Jeremy Rush’s Wheelman, he never leaves. But this isn’t another low budget, one-location character study like Steven Knight’s Locke. Wheelman is Locke with a Glock, a high-concept car chase action-thriller that takes place mostly inside of a getaway car, for better and sometimes worse.

The driver, known only as Wheelman (Grillo), is working a run-of-the-mill bank job when, right after his passengers start pulling the heist, he gets a mysterious phone call, ordering him to steal the money. The thieves are going to kill him, or so he’s been told, so he waits until the cash is in the trunk and then he takes off, no longer knowing who to trust.

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Recovery of an MMO Junkie Episode 2 Review

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Moriko’s real and virtual lives converge after a chance run-in with a potential love interest. This time around her messy double life takes priority over MMO antics, providing a compelling story that broadens our understanding of our despairing hero.

At the episode’s start Hayashi is adventuring with his guildmate, Li, when she begins to pry about his real-life identity. In a panic, Moriko lets loose a white lie, and suddenly everyone in the guild believes she is a 20-year-old university student. She decides not to intervene, leaving her with some residual guilt but mostly relief that they don’t know her embarrassing secret. Despite constantly telling herself she is an “Elite NEET” we can plainly see she isn’t proud of her new life, adding to the mystery of why she abandoned her previous one. I found the following scene, in which Hayashi pries about Lily’s real identity, incredibly relatable, as I know the feeling of hesitance that comes with making online friends. I appreciate how well the show has managed to capture the joys and jeopardies of online existence so well, only two episodes in.

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The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Review

Perhaps the greatest marker of the success of writer-director Noah Baumbach’s The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is that it feels both incredibly specific in its depiction of this one family at the same time as being completely universal in its assessment of family. Well, there’s that, and the fact that it is also terribly funny and utterly heartbreaking.

Of course, it should be universal enough. There are certain situations and moments in a family’s existence which, while they may be executed in different fashion are, themselves, easily identifiable to everyone. There is nothing particularly unique when at the start of the film a father, Danny (Adam Sandler), brings his daughter, Eliza (Grace Van Patten), to his father’s house for a final dinner before she goes off to college. There is nothing terribly different in Danny’s father, Harold (Dustin Hoffman), being an undeservedly pretentious artist hoping for one last chance at renown, or Harold’s current wife, Maureen (Emma Thompson), being an awful cook. These are just facts, and while they may not be the facts of your family or mine, they are perfectly understandable.

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Review: ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ Reveals the Artist, Real and Intense

In a hybrid of concert and autobiography, Bruce Springsteen delivers a major statement about his life’s work — but also a major revision of it.
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Theater Review: ‘The Honeymooners,’ The Musical

Even those who are favorably inclined toward nostalgic recreations of beloved TV shows will find their affections tested in “The Honeymooners,” the lumbering, scattershot musical premiering at the Paper Mill Playhouse.  Musical stage adaptations of TV sitcoms have had a history of disappointing at-bats (“Happy Days,” “The Addams Family”) and this outing — which has […]

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Concert Review: Foo Fighters Celebrate New Album at CalJam 2017

To hear Dave Grohl tell it, when Foo Fighters were thinking of how to debut their eighth album, “Concrete and Gold,” they found themselves at a crossroads: what would be the biggest, loudest way to introduce their latest to the world? A huge party at the Hollywood Bowl? Nah, “not loud enough,” according to Grohl. […]

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Ash vs Evil Dead: Season 3 Premiere Review

This is an advance review of Ash vs Evil Dead’s Season 3 premiere, which aired at New York Comic Con 2017. Ash vs Evil Dead returns with Season 3 on February 25th on Starz. This review contains mild spoilers about the new episode.

Ash vs. Evil Dead had its surprise Season 3 premiere at New York Comic Con to the delight of a crowd of squealing fans. Despite a few minor quibbles, the first episode of the new season (which doesn’t hit Starz until February) was just as strong, if not stronger, than the past two season premieres.

When we last left Ash and the Ghostbeaters, they were being celebrated in Elk Grove after successfully vanquishing the deadite threat. Season 3 picks up a short while later and finds Ash using his chainsaw not to carve up the dead but to slash prices at the hardware store he inherited from his dad. The opening local TV commercial, with its plentiful jokes about nuts and long screws, is perfectly ridiculous and very amusing.

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Film Review: ‘Shock and Awe’

The shock feels less than shocking and the awe less than awesome in Rob Reiner’s righteously motivated but clunkily executed exposé of media manipulation in the run-up to the Iraq War, a distributor-seeking drama which premiered Friday at the Zurich Film Festival, before the left-leaning director’s last political foray, “LBJ,” has even reached theaters. While […]

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Art Review: From Innovation to Provocation, China’s Artists on a Global Path

East (minus 3) meets West at the Guggenheim, in what Holland Cotter calls a “powerful, unmissable event” about a world we are still getting to know.
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Film Review: ‘Barracuda’

The story of a young stranger who shows up on a woman’s doorstep claiming to be her stepsister — and thus potentially in line for a piece of their dead-music-legend father’s pie — “Barracuda” initially seems like just another run-of-the-mill thriller about a grifter carrying out a duplicitous scheme. Credit to Jason Cortlund and Julia […]

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Telltale’s Batman: The Enemy Within Episode 2 – ‘The Pact’ Review

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What happened, Telltale? After a promising Season 2 premiere – which came on the back of a thoroughly entertaining first season that refreshingly flipped a number of Batman character conventions on their heads – the second episode of The Enemy Within falls flat. An uneventful storyline, surprisingly poor voice acting, and an ending that has no immediate payoff besides teasing a hopefully better episode 3 have stalled out what was a promising Batman adventure.

‘The Pact’ picks up right where ‘The Enigma’ ended, with The Agency’s Amanda Waller revealing to Batman that she knows his true identity. But where episode 1 shined with bringing many background characters to the forefront, this episode pushes almost all of those storylines aside in order to introduce a swath of Batman’s Rogues Gallery to this version of Gotham City. Bane, Victor Freeze, and Harley Quinn all have prominent roles here as Bruce Wayne is more or less forced by Waller to infiltrate the gang sans costume.

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Fashion Review: Eden in Extremis at Chanel and Alexander McQueen

Beauty in the shadow of tragedy from Karl Lagerfeld and Sarah Burton.
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Fashion Review: From Mars, That Dress Looks Awesome

New perspectives and experimentation at Valentino, Stella McCartney and Céline.
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Review: NBC’s ‘Megyn Kelly Today’ Isn’t Partisan, but It’s Awkward

After a week on the air, Megyn Kelly’s NBC morning show feels like a forced effort to humanize a candidate.
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Fashion Review: In the Russian Embassy with Comme des Garçons and Other Weirdness

The weekend also included a Janus turn at Balenciaga, Peter Pan collars at Undercover and Joseph Altuzarra’s joy at being back in Paris.
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Concert Review: Banks Brings Her Hellishly Divine Act to Los Angeles’ Ace Hotel

If Banks is indeed a goddess — as her latest album’s title posits — she is certainly a pagan deity of death, or, perhaps, the overlord of a type of toxic love most of us hope never to face. The songstress proved as much at her show at the Theatre at Ace Hotel Friday night (Sept. […]

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Review: In ‘Principles of Uncertainty,’ Talking and Dancing About the Weather

The artist Maira Kalman and the choreographer John Heginbotham have made a diffuse, agreeable, evasive study. (But a study in what?)
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Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition Review

Have you ever heard the saying, “There’s no such thing as bad pizza?” No matter what, pizza’s good by virtue of being pizza. A similar thing could be said for the many different versions of Minecraft. There really isn’t such a thing as “bad Minecraft,” just versions that aren’t as good as the others. That’s why, in spite of its many shortcomings, the New 3DS version is still an enjoyable Minecraft experience, even though it’s not a great version.

Fitting Minecraft onto the New 3DS is not without its sacrifices, and if nothing else, those sacrifices make up the biggest problems with this new portable version. Graphically, it’s unmistakably Minecraft, but draw distance takes a major blow. I found my time in my Minecraft world almost claustrophobic, even on the surface. I had to make sure to pay close attention to my map early on because if I got a few dozen blocks away from my shelter, it would disappear into the fog. Draw distance looks to be about five chunks, putting it on par with the Vita version. It definitely hindered my desire to explore my surroundings and risk being unable to find my way back home.

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Film Review: ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’

There was no such thing as a “Pooh” until A.A. Milne made it so, although walking, talking teddy bear Winnie’s companion, Christopher Robin, wasn’t just some character the English novelist invented, but a boy based on Milne’s own son, who grew up to resent how the success of “Winnie-the-Pooh” wrecked his childhood. That’s just one… Read more »

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Fashion Review: ‘Why You’d Want to Do That Is Beyond Me’: London Fashion Week Faces Down Its Critics

Shows by Christopher Kane, Erdem Moralioglu and Hussein Chalayan took on — or didn’t — the rapidly changing world outside.
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Preacher: Season 2 Review

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Preacher ended its first season on a strange note, effectively wiping out the majority of the cast and leaving Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper) and his pals free and unencumbered as they began their cross-country journey to find God. As much as that decision was a frustrating and abrupt way to end the first season, there’s no denying the appeal in being able to start Season 2 with a clean slate. That allowed Preacher to become a very different show this year. Not always a better one, but at least one with a clearer sense of purpose.

The show certainly fell more in line with the comic book source material this year. While the two still diverged pretty wildly at times when it came to characterization, the general “three unlikely friends hit the road to find God” premise was finally, firmly in place in the premiere, “On the Road.” That episode quickly and efficiently set the tone for the season as a whole. On one hand, the show’s dark sense of humor was fully intact. The opening musical number, with Jesse, Tulip (Ruth Negga) and Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) cheerfully singing along to the radio while evading the police ensured that much. But it wasn’t long before our heroes were confronted by the unstoppable Saint of Killers (Graham McTavish) and that levity turned to blood-curdling violence. Right away, the Saint provided the visceral danger the show needed, essentially morphing Preacher into a southern-fried version of the Terminator franchise for the first half of the season.

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Fashion Review: In a Fragile City, London Fashion Week Keeps Calm and Carries On

A terror attack on the city subway was only the latest evidence of an uncertain world. But London’s designers just get on with it.
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Fashion Review: How Does a Ballgown Compete with a $40 Million Bugatti?

The most extravagant show of fashion week was at the designer’s Bedford Hills, N.Y., garage but, overall, fresh impulses have been parked in New York.
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Acer Predator 17 Gaming Laptop Review

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Acer’s lineup of gaming laptops is quite broad, as the company offers models ranging in price from a modest $ 799 for the budget-oriented Aspire VX 15 to the more powerful Predator line which tops out with the ludicrous Predator 21X that goes for an insane $ 8,999. Back in the real world, we’re going to be examining the larger of its two Predator gaming models; the Predator 17 (See it on Amazon). It boasts an Intel Skylake i7 processor paired with NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1070.

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Fashion Review: Rihanna and the Fashion X Games

The Fenty collection roared back into New York, Diane Von Furstenberg embraced the fringe and Opening Ceremony took a dance break.
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Books News: Ian Buruma on a New Era at The New York Review of Books

Buruma has officially begun his tenure at the intellectual magazine, taking over from Robert Silvers, who died in March after having edited it since 1963.
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Monster Hunter Stories Review

As a spin-off of the popular action series, Monster Hunter Stories expands the world with a shiny, new, undeniably cute coat of paint. But don’t let that deter you, because Monster Hunter Stories’ heartwarming story is served with amazingly fun RPG gameplay that never gets old, even beyond the 50-hour campaign.

Instead of slicing your way through beasts and wyverns in real-time action a la the usual Monster Hunter style, Monster Hunter Stories features a turn-based battle system with you and your monster pal at your side against up to three enemies. These ally monsters are called “Monsties,” a kind of cringey but funny term, and it definitely isn’t the sole instance of questionable nomenclature. But I was able to easily overlook the silliness, and even began to enjoy it in between the action.

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Avast Pro Antivirus Review

IGN is reviewing all the biggest antivirus programs all week long. They’re evaluated based on ease of use, price, features, and a variety of testing performed by our editor and IGN’s sister-site PCMag.com for scan times, false positives, and correct identification of threats. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use.

If you’ve ever sought out a free anti-virus solution, you’re probably familiar with Avast. Its free version has been around for years and has a solid reputation. The paid version of its anti-virus gives you more features including phishing protection and a sandbox for safely running untrusted apps, and it’s a bit more expensive than most other antivirus solutions at $ 39.99 for one device (PC only).

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: A big phone with bigger expectations

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review: A big phone with bigger expectationsSamsung's Galaxy Note 8 is a wonderful smartphone, but its high price is a tough pill to swallow.



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Fashion Review: Tom Ford Exhumes the 1990s and It’s Almost Fabulous

New York Fashion Week begins with a history lesson. And it’s a surprising amount of fun.
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Art Review: Kara Walker Traces Slavery’s Bitter Legacy With New Ways of Drawing

After the triumphant “Sugar Baby,” the artist pushes her incendiary art into the present, merging collage, political cartoon and history painting.
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Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light Review

Note: this is a spoiler-free review of Final Fantasy: Dad of Light, which is available to stream on Netflix. I’ll discuss basic plot and character details but avoid getting into spoiler territory. Sound off in the comments to let us know what you thought of the show’s plot twists.

No, Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light is not the latest expansion to Square-Enix’s long-running MMORPG. It’s not even a game at all, but rather the company’s latest attempt at expanding the Final Fantasy franchise into other media. With that in mind, FF fans should know what they’re getting into with this Netflix Original Series. Dad of Light is less epic adventure with the fate of the world at stake and more innocent dramedy about a father and son bonding over their shared love of Final Fantasy.

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‘Soundtracks’ Review: Many Octaves of Meaning

The concept of sound as exhibited art may stretch some people’s notions of the form, but this show’s depths, while not always immediately apparent, are abundant and striking.
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Telluride Film Review: ‘First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers’

For a brief moment at the beginning of “First They Killed My Father,” we glimpse a white reporter taking snapshots of the Khmer Rouge as they roll into Phnom Penh in April 1975, but for the rest of the movie, not a single Caucasian appears on screen in this appropriately Cambodian story. That alone represents… Read more »

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'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' review: An insane mix of strategy and absurdity

'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' review: An insane mix of strategy and absurdity"Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle" offers a ridiculous strategy experience with surprising depth and a pinch of toilet humor.



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art review: Weekend in Los Angeles: That Touch of Brazil

The Museum of Contemporary Art, in the shadow of new downtown arrivals, soars with the first American retrospective of Anna Maria Maiolino’s work.
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Corsair VOID Pro RGB SE Wireless Gaming Headset Review

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Corsair’s has upgraded its VOID headset, turning into the all-new ‘VOID Pro’. We were impressed with the previous VOID headphones and Corsair has enhanced almost everything about the previous model, albeit to a small degree. The new headsets still offer RGB lighting and Dolby 7.1 Surround sound, but Corsair has made enhancements to comfort, mic and sound quality, and wireless performance. With a starting price of $ 79.99 for the wired model and $ 99.99 for the wireless version, they should still be on your radar when searching for a midrange wireless gaming headset that won’t wreck your bank account. Let’s dive in to the specifics:

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