After the release of the thoroughly disappointing 2011 album ‘Mine is Yours’ and a subsequent two-year hiatus, Cold War Kids have finally returned with the release of their fourth studio album ‘Dear Miss Lonelyhearts.’ When the group debuted in 2004 they mesmerized fans powerful, yet fun singles like “Hang Me Up to Dry” and “Hospital Beds,” but efforts by the band since then have certainly tapered off. Fortunately, ‘Dear Miss Lonelyhearts’ helps build hope for what I had deemed to be a lost cause. Still, while the Long Beach, California based band seem to channel their best work on most of the record’s tracks, others seem as long and drawn-out as the Cold War itself.
The folk rock band Thao & The Get Down Stay Down originated in a town familiar to most University students — Falls Church, Va., or in other words “NOVA.” The group has since moved past its Commonwealth roots and is now based in San Francisco, but still remains relatively unknown after the release of their full length album We the Common.
Taking 800-plus dense pages of reading and condensing it into 2.2 hours of screen time is no easy task.
The back of an incredibly tall, lanky man filled the frame, and a thin but soothing voice filled my ears.
Arriving 15 minutes early, my friend and I sat down in our seats excited to see a documentary about our hometown Norfolk.
Arbitrage, the latest film from director Nicholas Jarecki, commits a series of cinematic crimes almost as dastardly as the federal offenses it depicts.
In the dog-eat-dog world of high-end fashion, designers fight it out to be the best. And as Project Runway, the fashion competition reality show, enters its 10th season, its contestants look to do the same.