Nov 14 2012

Coldplay Live 2012

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on November 14, 2012.) Coldplay have spent the last year touring in support of their new album “Mylo Xyloto” to much critical and audience acclaim. Their live show, augmented by the use of illuminating wristbands (called Xylobands) given to the audience, redefined the relationship between band and […]
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Jul 12 2012

Coldplay at the Verizon Center – July 9, 2012

(This review was originally published on July 12, 2012 at Reel Film News.) Showmanship. Having it can make you the greatest entertainer, while the lack of it can make you the worst.  It’s what some people have naturally, while others need to rely on gimmickry and unnecessary antics to maintain their prominence in the spotlight.  […]
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