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Review: Brighton Rock

For Graham Greene, the Catholic Church served more as a scourge than a comfort, but in Rowan Joffe's dreary, incoherent adaptation of Greene's 1939 novel, it merely offers an excuse to add choirs to the soundtrack.
Rowan Joffe's adaptation of Graham Greene's 1939 novel
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 26, 2011

Review: W.B. Cody's

There aren't any theme parks close by, but a drive down to Westerly will get you to a close approximation with bells on. Well, with chaps and spurs on. W.B. Cody's is a barbecue specialist — local, not a chain — with a Western theme clearly inspired by
Buffalo Bill BBQ
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 24, 2010

Booked solid

The holidays are over — time to hit the books.
A hefty season of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry
By BARBARA HOFFERT  |  January 01, 2010

Paul Newman (1925-2008)

Paul Newman, who died last weekend at the age of 83, was that rarest of creatures, a movie star who turned himself into a great actor.  
Remembering a movie star who turned himself into a great actor
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  October 01, 2008

When men were men

Since Sam Peckinpah’s untimely death at the age of 59, he has acquired such legendary status that it’s startling to remember that he made only 14 films over a period of 22 years.
Sam Peckinpah at the Harvard Film Archive
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  September 03, 2008

American original

During the great American renaissance period in movies, Hollywood was in the hands of the counterculture.
Arthur Penn at the Harvard Film Archive
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  January 29, 2008


Billy the Kid

Audiences can’t help but root for him when he discovers majestic first love in the person of a half-blind, perhaps dimwitted, 16-year-old local gal.
A charmer
By GERALD PEARY  |  January 23, 2008

No kidding

Being an outsider in a small town isn’t easy.
Billy the Kid has trouble making it through high school
By PETER SMITH  |  January 16, 2008

Grimace and nod

A four-film series at SPACE Gallery highlights just the sort of cinematic and stylistically ambitious documentaries the Oscars annually ignore.
SPACE Gallery highlights 2007’s overlooked documentaries
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 09, 2008


James Bolle’s final concert of Monadnock Music’s summer season began with a work that had had its premiere in Keene, New Hampshire, 70 years and three days earlier.
American ballet music at Monadnock; a young Latin American conductor at Tanglewood
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  August 30, 2006

Outdoor living

The Outback might be rough and wild, but it’s the architecture that takes a real beating in The Proposition .
Nick Cave’s loaded Proposition
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 26, 2006


ID Check: Boston Derby Dames

Billy the Kid is showing the newbie referees how to take charge.
Block-and-roll girls
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  March 15, 2006

Growing Maine culture

A look back at the highlights of the decade
A look back at the highlights of the decade
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  January 01, 1900