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Review: The Guilt Trip
Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand make a snappy comic duo in this road movie about a tetchy mother-son relationship.
| December 21, 2012
Hello, Dolly! is an ever-popular musical standard that usually wins audiences over when its flamboyant title character earns her exclamation point. Unfortunately, despite having a Dolly that could charm the whistle off a traffic cop, the current hyperv
Dolly! tries too hard to be a funny girl
| July 02, 2010
Considering that Alan Ayckbourn may be the most staged living English playwright besides Shakespeare, as some accounts declare, why isn't he produced more often in American theaters?
2nd Story fulfills its Comic Potential
| February 05, 2010
McCain in the membrane
Four tracks into his Monday Monster Jam performance, Brooklyn rap czar Jay-Z stops the music and points to a freeze-frame image of George W. Bush on the titanic screen above the TD Banknorth Garden stage.
The Maverick-iest candidate has hip-hop support from R.A. the Rugged Man
| October 30, 2008
Rico swaggers down the aisle of the Art House Theatre in Provincetown, oozing confidence and brazenly flirting with the cheering women who’ve claimed every available seat for the sold-out show.
Drag kings flip the script on gender impersonation. We go undercover to get to the meat of the matter.
CAITLIN E. CURRAN
| July 09, 2008
Dance, Monkey: J.J. Leslie
Kool-Aid is the ultimate energy drink, and it smashes through walls with its character, so it makes transportation easier.
We put a comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
| July 08, 2008
| May 01, 2008
The musical Funny Girl wasn’t made for just Barbra Streisand.
PC brings Fanny Brice back to life
| April 08, 2008
April's planetary themes are fire and earth and a touch of water, which basically amounts to the conditions needed for pottery.
| April 01, 2008
The power of love
Carl Wilson’s recent entry into Continuum’s esteemed 33 1/3 series — a series of books by critics and musicians devoted to canonical pop albums — is framed by an irresistible concept.
A respected music critic contemplates Celine Dion and has a crisis of conscience
| March 19, 2008
| March 03, 2008
| January 31, 2008
December 20, 2007
| December 19, 2007
Porn in the USA
What’s the last time you went to a theater to see a porn movie?
Boston Underground Film Festival, Brattle Theatre, March 22, 2007
| March 26, 2007
Streisand vs. Maiden
This month, I was able to catch the Boston stops on the tours of two legendary acts, known to their fans as single-word entities: Maiden and Barbra.
Live, to the death
| November 16, 2006
Making book on rock 'n' rool
Everybody knows that the first rock critics were those sweaty adolescents who got dragged up to American Bandstand’s Rate-a-Record display by Dick Clark.
The dean's list
| November 06, 2006
Going on sale: June 16
Snow Patrol, Muse, Godsmack, Santana, Raconteurs, and the Download Festival
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
| June 13, 2006
Hollywood gives Bush the finger
Except for a few agitators like Sean Penn and Barbra Streisand, people in Hollywood prefer to play down their liberal bent.
Why lefty films look good for Oscar
| January 26, 2006
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