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Review: The Fairy

Belgian filmmaking trio Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, and Bruno Romy (L'Iceberg) have crafted a bittersweet, surreal urban fantasy set in the dreary seaside town of Le Havre.
Surreal urban fantasy
By PEG ALOI  |  April 20, 2012
short takes - the smurfs

Review: The Smurfs

It may be a 3D movie set in a world populated by computer-animated blue-skinned natives, but this isn't Avatar .
An uninspired rip-off
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 29, 2011
new Boston restaurant, Saus


Of all the rabid regionalists whom I fear encountering in a dark alley, it's the poutine people I dread the most. Cornered, you swear on a squeaky curd never to confuse the exalted junk food with disco fries, and the last words you hear before it all go
  Belgian street food that's good with both kinds of sauce
By LINDSAY CRUDELE  |  March 18, 2011

Review: Yesterday's

Funny thing, nostalgia. When it's about an era you haven't personally experienced, the reminders can be all over the place. Yesterday's bills itself as an alehouse, so visual cues try to trigger images of clanking, frothing mugs.
Nostalgic setting, contemporary delights
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 04, 2011

Bikers: get muddy and wet

If someone asked you what the most popular winter sport in Belgium was, what would you guess?
Belgian Pastimes
By ADAM MYERSON  |  October 16, 2009