Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Aug 15, 2012
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  • Aug 15-21, 2012
  • Vol. 22, No. 33
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  • Stone Free
  • Stone Free

    Once under the shadow of prison walls, trainees learn the mason's art
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  • Do Mormons Rock?
  • Do Mormons Rock?

    "Is this music, movie, TV show or literature ungodly?"


  • Take This Waltz
  • Take This Waltz

    Sarah Polley's indie mood piece about dissatisfaction has charms but is overwritten
  • Neil Young Journeys
  • Neil Young Journeys

    Jonathan Demme's doc highlights the contrast the laid-back offstage Neil Young and his intense stage persona
  • The Bourne Legacy
  • The Bourne Legacy

    The spy thriller gets a spin-off, but despite a good cast, fails to engage
  • The Campaign
  • The Campaign

    A mud-slinging election battle only mildly exaggerates reality to get laughs
  • ParaNorman
  • ParaNorman

    An amusingly macabre comic fable, told via stop-motion animation



  • <i>After Chekhov</i>
  • Theater
  • After Chekhov

    Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre has a heavyweight budget, but it can still think small.
  • Theater
  • Social Security

    This play doesn't cater to the lowest common denominator; it is the lowest common denominator.



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