LATEST ADDITIONS

Daniel Sozomenu Posted: Jul 05, 2006 0 comments

I remember my nervous, virgin encounter with Lara Croft - the stretching, the slithering, the skin, the sweat. Tomb Raider: Legend (Eidos; Xbox 360; also PS2, Xbox; Game dddd, Graphics/Sound dddd) is like a rendezvous with an old flame: the idiosyncrasies remain, but man, the girl has learned a few things.

Parke Puterbaugh Posted: Jul 05, 2006 0 comments
Every Man for Himself Island
Music ••½ Sound •••
Every Man for Himself is Hoobastank's stab at relevanc
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Al Griffin Posted: Jul 05, 2006 0 comments

The New World (New Line; Movie •••½, Picture/Sound ••••, Extras •••), Terrence Malick's film about the fateful collision of English settlers with Native Americans in 1607, is short on dialogue and long on trippy shots of sunlight leaking through virgin forests.

Mike Mettler Posted: Jul 05, 2006 0 comments

"Four Dead in O-HI-O." "Look at Mother Nature on the run in the 1970s." "We got a kinder, gentler machine-gun hand." "Time is runnin' out, let's roll." "I'm living with war every day." Neil Young has never been one to pull punches either socially or politically.

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Peter Pachal Posted: Jul 05, 2006 0 comments

Watts... uh THE DEAL Promising 75 real-world watts for each of five channels, Rotel's silver giant has the power to justify its heft. And 7.1-channel home theater buffs needn't fear - you can add an extra two channels with an optional upgrade. Bring on those action flicks!

Ken Richardson Posted: Jul 05, 2006 0 comments

PINK. Yes, Pink's gone 5.1 - who knew? I didn't until I bumped into her fresh DualDisc in the store. Hell, SonyBMG.com/dualdisc still doesn't know, crediting it with "enhanced stereo" only.

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Mel Neuhaus Posted: Jul 05, 2006 0 comments

One was a gregarious actor who became a cultural icon. The other was an erudite, poetic soul hiding in a sadistic, foul-tempered drunk ... and arguably America's greatest director.

Tom Nousaine Posted: Jul 05, 2006 0 comments

In the Lab

Frequency response (at 2 meters) front left/right: 100 Hz to 20 kHz ±2.7 dB center: 100 Hz to 20 kHz ±2.7 dB surrounds: 100 Hz to 20 kHz ±2.9 dB subwoofer: 40 to 117 Hz ±2.2 dB

Sensitivity (SPL at 1 meter with 2.8 volts of pink-noise input) front left/right/center: 89 dB surrounds: 86 dB

Billy Altman Posted: Jul 05, 2006 0 comments
Stadium Arcadium Warner Bros.
Music •••• Sound ••••
Topping two hours, this double CD is almost too much of a good thing - espe

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