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Fox bites in new film

Amber Burton

September 28, 2009

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Movies

"Jennifer's Body," the latest film from "Juno" screenwriter Diablo Cody, is a film with no qualms about its identity.  It is a darkly-comedic horror film that knows exactly what it's doing.  Centered on Jennifer Check (Megan Fox),...

Review: Muse

Rachel Winter

September 28, 2009

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Muse fans devoted to the passion and frenzy of past albums will not be disappointed with the band's latest effort, "The Resistance." Matthew Bellamy and company have changed little about their sound, subscribing to the old adage ...

Sixth Street the social hub of Austin

Jeni Obenhaus

September 28, 2009

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The Austin Primer is a new biweekly column that will feature various facets of Austin that locals love most. Sixth Street is one of the most renowned streets in the nation. Nestled in the heart of the city, Sixth Street has a r...

‘Meatballs’ rains on box office

Candice Rogers

September 28, 2009

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"Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" is an adventurous comedy for all ages—and, apparently, all ages went to see it in theaters its opening weekend, where it debuted at number one in the nation. "Meatballs," the third theatrical ...

Review: Thrice

Leslie Ethridge

September 28, 2009

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Only a year after the success of "The Alchemy Index," post-hardcore innovators Thrice have released their newest LP, "Beggars."  Their first full-length album since 2005's "Vheissu," "Beggars" is in a category all its own, and Thrice has ...

Review: Brand New

Holly Aker

September 28, 2009

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Brand New is like a continuously developing butterfly. The band hit the scene in 2001 as a mere larva with the punk-pop album "Your Favorite Weapon." Then with 2003's "Deja Entendu," Brand New hatched into a caterpillar that bega...

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