Top Pop Culture Picks for the Week

TOP PICK

The Impossible

(Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment)

Oscar nominee Naomi Watts is terrific in this film based on a true story about a family that survived the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Up-and-comer Tom Holland also gives a fine performance as the family’s 12-year-old son who grows up quickly in the wake of the tragedy.

Frank Turner

Tape Deck Heart

(Xtra Mile Recordings Limited)

There’s a reason this Brit singer-songwriter is popular with the punk rock crowd. Tunes such as “The Way I Tend to Be,” "Good and Gone" and “Plain Sailing Weather” are simple songs about complex emotional issues.

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Jeff Niesel

Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected]
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