Allo lasses and laddies, it's your pal SWiley back in the captain's chair for a brief little update. Two TRW article have indeed been written by yours truly in the past two weeks, so time it is to share them with the pondering public.
Students at UMBC enjoy a fairly wide selection of local movie theaters from which to choose. From the latest big Hollywood blockbuster to the indie/foreign/art film that have the literati sophisticate types all abuzz, if there’s a movie you want to see, there’s a good chance that it will play sometime in the Baltimore metro area. The trick is picking a favorite venue that’s relatively nearby and staying on top of what’s showing each week.
There’s probably no way to know the good theaters from the bad (and the ugly) without having visited each one personally. I can’t guarantee a pleasant experience from any of the following movie houses, but I hope to give a fair overview of what to look for when the latest flick hits the screen and you’re anxious about dropping your $8.50 (prices may vary).
Performing at Merriweather Post Pavilion, the fifth stop on their North American tour, Radiohead proved why they are one of the few groups that can be considered a genuinely brilliant musical phenomenon. The virtuoso British quintet, having left an indelible mark on the world of popular music with their mid-90s albums The Bends and OK Computer, and then went on to produce the more avant-garde records, Kid A and its twin Amnesiac, returned in 2003 with Hail to the Thief, combining elements of both previous major periods, earning critical praise and reaching gold-sales status in just two months. As a live act, they become a unit even greater than the sum of their already transcendent parts, creating a truly cohesive, vibrant soundscape with their instruments and voices.
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