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Album Review: 'Things We Lost in the Fire'

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Things We Lost in the Fire

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
119 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/19/07
performer:
Halle Berry, Benicio Del Toro, David Duchovny
director:
Susanne Bier
author:
Allan Loeb
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

Advancing from slo-core to just plain beautiful, husband-and-wife leaders Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker build their latest around carefully harmonized vocals and pellucid guitar hooks that rarely lapse into merely languid melodies. Call it sly-core — one murmured tune, ”Dinosaur Act,” deftly summarizes the plight of due-for-extinction rock, while the other scenarios take on the urgency of vivid dreams. A-