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Happy, Free, Confused, & Lonely: Taylor Swift's '1989'

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 29
Taylor Swift unleashed "1989" on to the world this week -- her "very first documented, official pop album" that finds the singer trying out new sounds but lacks the personality of her previous records.

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Happy, Free, Confused, & Lonely: Taylor Swift's '1989'

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 29
Taylor Swift unleashed "1989" on to the world this week -- her "very first documented, official pop album" that finds the singer trying out new sounds but lacks the personality of her previous records.

In 'Nightcrawler,' Jake Gyllenhaal Is On The Prowl

By Jake Coyle | Oct 29
In "Nightcrawler," which opens in theaters Friday, Jake Gyllenhaal plays Lou Bloom, one of the more fascinating cinematic creatures of recent years. He's an LA drifter who's anything but aimless.

Taylor Swift Talks Books And Music With Kids

By Leanne Italie | Oct 29
Taylor Swift made a stop Tuesday night on her busy tour promoting her new album to share her passion for reading and writing with a gaggle of New York City public school kids - and 100 more giggling on computer screens via Skype from classrooms.

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Movie Reviews

Citizenfour

By Kilian Melloy
"Citizenfour" more than doubles down on Poitras' earlier films, which have never flinched from dangerous, dismaying subjects and failed (or failing) states afflicted by, or propped up by, thug rule. In this case, the thugs are our own security agencies.

White Bird in A Blizzard

By Kilian Melloy
Based on the novel by Laura Kasischke, Greg Araki ("The Doom Generation") adapts and directs the '80s period film "White Bird in a Blizzard" with a bit more accessibility than previous efforts.

John Wick

By Kilian Melloy
Judging from the trailer, "John Wick" is a taut, atmospheric thriller. Judging from the film itself, it's a comedy -- but then again, this is a Keanu Reeves vehicle.

Force Majeur

By Kilian Melloy
Ruben Östlund writes and directs a piercing, blackly comic portrait of a family in the throes of dysfunction.

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