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 May 17 - 23, 2012 
Coriolanus

Film Review

Coriolanus

Ralph Fiennes takes Shakespeare’s most obscure tragedy and adds a lot of firepower

By Devin D. O’Leary

I’m not sure there was ever anything edgy or avant-garde about staging a Shakespeare play in modern day. Even if there was at one time, we can probably agree that’s no longer the case. In fact, setting Macbeth in postapocalyptic Detroit or Romeo and Juliet in whatever era you find stuffed in the community theater’s prop closet is so commonplace now that seeing a Shakespeare play in full 16th century regalia is becoming the rarity.

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Idiot Box

When Is a Talk Show Not a Talk Show?

“The Eric André Show” on Cartoon Network

By Devin D. O’leary
Stepping in front of the cameras to mess with our minds this week is Eric André (“Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23”). “The Eric André Show” is a riotous send-up of TV talks showsin that the show most closely resembles an actual riot.

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Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Hollywood Via Roswell

June 22 through 24, Famous Monsters of Filmland will present the inaugural Roswell Comic-Con and Film Fest. Jason Faunt (the Red Ranger from “Power Rangers: Time Force”), Jessica Rey (the White Ranger from “Power Rangers: Wild Force”) and Nakia Burrise (the Yellow Ranger from “Power Rangers: Turbo”) are among the celebrity guests. So, “Power Rangers” fans are totally freaking set.

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Week in Sloth

The Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.

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