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You're Doing It Wrong: Competitive Eating
Since the closest we've come to competitive eating was battling our dining companions for the last spring roll over late-night takeout (victoriously, we might add), we thought it best to consult a seasoned professional before entering one of McGreevy's
Don't worry. Our expert is here to help.
| November 16, 2012
Review: Paranormal Activity 4
The scares — and there have been some good ones — in the Paranormal franchise depend on what's not happening.
| October 26, 2012
As horror movie premises go, "found footage" tends to possess the most capacity for both pure, stomach-churning terror and woefully laughable shtick.
| October 05, 2012
The Gaslight Anthem | Handwritten
Handwritten finds the Gaslight Anthem firmly grounded — all grease, grit, and earnest emotion as visceral as the hometown soil caked beneath their fingernails.
| July 20, 2012
Interview: Adam Green gets frightful laughs with 'Holliston'
Director and Holliston native Adam Green ( Frozen, Hatchet ) knows a thing or two about what it's like to be stuck in your hometown post-college, working a dead-end job, and pining for the high school girl of your dreams. Green parlayed all that angst i
| March 30, 2012
Review: Silent House(1)
Shot in a single, continuous take, Chris Kentis and Laura Lau's Silent House crackles with a gnawing anxiety like that which defined their debut, Open Water .
| March 09, 2012
35 spring arts events to attend in March, April, and May
Super fun shit.
Super fun shit
ALEXANDRA CAVALLO AND MICHAEL C. WALSH
| March 02, 2012
Review: Battle Royale (2000)
In a not-so-distant future society that has devolved into chaos, Japan's youth run amok, Clockwork Orange –style, and the government has passed an act decreeing that one unruly grade-school class will face off in a battle from which only one will emerg
A not-so-distant future society
| February 24, 2012
Review: The Devil Inside
William Brent Bell's film opens with a disclaimer that "the Vatican does not endorse this movie." No kidding — the Catholic Church isn't exactly known for its sense of humor.
William Brent Bell's limp mockumentary
| January 13, 2012
Review: Inside Hana's Suitcase
When Fumiko Ishioka, the director of the Holocaust Education Centre in Tokyo, is given charge of a child's suitcase found in the rubble of Auschwitz — a rarity, as most such belongings were lost — it piques her interest. She and her students decide to f
Larry Weinstein's stirring documentary
| November 11, 2011
Review: The Thing
It's Alien meets 30 Days of Night when a crew of Americans and Norwegians dig up something otherworldly in the Antarctic ice.
Alien meets 30 Days of Night
| October 21, 2011
Review: Don't be Afraid of the Dark
Katie Holmes plays Kim, a wannabe stepmom, in this lame remake of the 1973 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark .
Don't call it a comeback
| August 26, 2011
Review: Fright Night
Set in the sun-bleached city of sin, Las Vegas — where many of the strip's denizens are already dead inside — Fright Night plays upon elements of darkness and indulgence.
Friendly neighborhood vampire
| August 19, 2011
Review: Final Destination 5
Are we dead yet? It would appear not, as the Final Destination franchise keeps slogging on, like a cross-country family road trip from hell (spoiler alert: somewhere around mile 600, Mom's going through the windshield).
| August 19, 2011
When a central character spends enough time looking through the distorting lens of a camera, eventually something very nasty is going to show up.
A dizzying, bumpy ride
| August 12, 2011
Photos: Ra Ra Riot at Paradise Rock Club
Ra Ra Riot on tour to promote their new album, The Rhumb Line
Ra Ra Riot, live at the Paradise Rock Club, October 3, 2009
| October 09, 2009
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