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Tales from the Golden Age: Review

Review: Tales from the Golden Age

The ironically titled film refers to the dreadful Alice-in-Wonderland years when Nicolae Ceausescu was the Communist strongman of Romania.
Panorama of black-humor stories
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 02, 2011
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Review: The Myth of the American Sleepover

David Robert Mitchell's impressive if derivative debut doesn't delve so much into a myth as a mini-genre.
Adolescent initiation rites
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 02, 2011

The Week In Geek! May 16-23: Rapture Week!


This week: Judgment Day looms, the weather sucks, and philosophical debate fuels my obsession with impermanence. Parties and festivals abound, I still can't help but...
By Alec Ernest  |  May 16, 2011
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The Independent Film Festival Boston trends to greatness

 Cures for pain
 Cures for pain
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 29, 2011

The Week in Geek! 3.28 - 4.4: Geeks get slammed and artsy, but not fooled


This week we wonder: will Duncan Jones' Source Code be as good as Moon?If last week's festivities took a toll on your fragile human body,...
By Alec Ernest  |  March 28, 2011
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Revival of the fittest

While we all snoozed on eggnog during the 2007 holidays, Jeff Prystowsky and the rest of the Low Anthem were shacked up in a rickety old house on Block Island, a deserted little hamlet full of empty summer cottages off the coast of Rhode Island.
The deep, dark Americana of the Low Anthem
By MATT PARISH  |  June 12, 2009