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Album reviews:  Carrie Elkin & Danny Schmidt, Eli Cook, Coldplay

Album reviews: Carrie Elkin & Danny Schmidt, Eli Cook, Coldplay

Carrie Elkin & Danny Schmidt For Keeps/Red House Records Whether performing individually or as a duo, Carrie Elkin and Danny Schmidt have proven themselves to be two of Austin’s most engaging singer-songwriters in recent years. For Keeps only furthers this opinion. Whether marrying dusty vocals on the charming “If I Need to Know,” or singing about […]

Frequent co-stars Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler take another shot at comic coupling in Blended.

Film review: Blended relies on clichés to stay afloat

It just so happens that Adam Sandler once made good movies. More than once, even. There’s Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore. And on the odd occasion he acts in a drama, he gives good performances in the so-so Punch-Drunk Love, the flawed Reign Over Me and the highly flawed but watchable Funny People. But whatever. There […]