Lyrics rescue MGMT album

The techno-rock band, MGMT, released a new more intimate sound in the new album “Congratulations” this past month.

Compared to their hit CD “Oracular Spectacular,” their creation produces a peculiar melody accompanied by toe-taping beats with excellent vocal stimulation.

The eight tracks shred all ideas that MGMT would continue in their old ways.

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Suspense and laughter lift ‘Killers’

Katherine Heigl is back in a fast-paced, clever romantic comedy featuring Ashton Kutcher as her sexy costar in “Killers.”

Jen Kornfeldt (Heigl) is your average, beautiful computer genius recovering from a bad break up when her parents invite her on a European vacation.

Mortified at vacationing with her parents, she accepts an invitation to dinner from Spencer Aimes (Kutcher), a mysterious and romantic hunk of a man.

Unbeknownst to Kornfeldt, her dream guy is a former agent for the CIA who left a lonely but promising career to be with her.

Fast forward three years. Suddenly, Jen and Spencer are forced to dodge bullets from people they thought were their neighbors and friends.

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Diddy finds new partner in crime

“Get Him to the Greek” is full of hysteria and touches all the aspects of a rock star lifestyle. The Rated R movie opened June 4 and each second of the 109 minutes is filled with entertaining adult content.

The JuddApatow-produced movie is a continuation of “Forgeting Sarah Marshall.”

Yet, this go-around proves to be a more vulgar, witty and successful performance by Russell Brand.

Aldous Snow (Brand) plays a once sober A-list celebrity turned burned-out drug addict.

Aaron Green (Jonah Hill) works at a record label for Sergio (Sean Combs) and is one of Snow’s last fans after his flop album “African Child.”

When asked by Sergio for revenue ideas, Green suggests that Snow perform a reunion show, thus beginning the quest to bring the heroin junkie to Greek Theater in Los Angeles.

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‘Prince of Persia’ delivers great quality acting and production

A game beloved by millions, “Prince of Persia,” has made the leap to the big screen.

The film, which runs 116 minutes and is rated PG-13, all but explodes off the screen with stunning visual effects by Industrial Light and Magic, the effects company behind both Star Wars trilogies. From the gorgeously choreoraphed combat scenes, to the huge variety of costumes and settings, the film is a visual feast.

Also supporting the movie are high quality performances by all the actors. Jake Gyllenhaal portrays Dastan with warmth and depth, a rogue who is by turns serious and witty.

The difficult role of Tamina is carried off with resounding success by Gemma Arterton, who manages to showcase Tamina’s gift for subterfuge and acting, while staying true to the character’s core personality.

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Utter disappointment found in ‘Sex’

Glamour returned to the big screen when “Sex and the City 2” hit theaters last Friday.

“SATC” fans will appreciate the fashion but the rest of the world will want two and a half hours of their life back. The film is over indulgent, cheesy, and completely unrealistic.

Sarah Jessica Parker and the rest of the “SATC” gang are dressed to the nines in this visually-appealing film.

The story picks up where the first movie left off. Two years have passed since Carrie and Big finally made it down the aisle.

Carrie finds herself doing what she does best — writing about her experiences in love and her idea of marital bliss.

The honeymoon period is over and the couple find themselves dealing with everyday married life.

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