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Review: Knowing

Although he's an MIT astrophysicist, John doesn't use science to go at the mystery so much as pints of whiskey and lunatic calls to the FBI.
The plot is a sham, and Proyas's slick visuals do little to dress it up.
By TOM MEEK  |  March 18, 2009

Class of the Titans

Hypothesis: If a band perform a tribute to a parody musical act, does it create a meta-textual black hole from which no form of entertainment can escape?
MUSIC SEEN
By DAN CLARK  |  December 23, 2008
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The good news

When David Alan Grier promises that he’s “filling TV’s black hole” with his chocolate flavor, you know it’s gonna be good.  
David Alan Grier fills "TV's black hole" with Chocolate News
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 08, 2008
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The illusionist

Kapoor’s work looks like nothing in reproduction; you have to experience it in person to get it.
Anish Kapoor at the ICA
By GREG COOK  |  June 03, 2008
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Dark matter

This first film by Chinese director Chen Shi-Zheng and American screenwriter Billy Shebar is an intelligent, well-acted TV-level movie.
An astonishingly unpredictable ending
By GERALD PEARY  |  April 09, 2008
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Mind Games I

The imagination knows its own way, but it sometimes needs marching orders.
Imagination A-Go-Go at Elemental
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 29, 2008


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Mystic rivers

Was Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff a charlatan?
When G.I. Gurdjieff came to Boston
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 03, 2007
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Life and death

When the author is David Lindsay-Abaire, what you expect from a play called Rabbit Hole is Alice, not astrophysics.
Rabbit Hole   from the Huntington; Twelve Angry Men at the Colonial
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 13, 2006
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The Tipton Three today

You’d think that after escaping the black hole of US detention camps at Guantánamo, life would be pretty much downhill.
End of the Road ?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 21, 2006

Portland music news, January 27, 2006

Portland Maine Music Message Board; Mammals; Los Federales; Aepril Schaile
Portland local music news for the week of 1/27
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 30, 2006