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Review: Even the Rain
The first hour of Icíar Bollaín's film, which was written by Ken Loach's perennial screenwriter, Paul Laverty, is a first-rate political drama.
Movie-within-a-movie is almost a first-rate political drama
| March 04, 2011
Chris crossed (out): Columbus Day needs an update
You've had a good, long run, Christopher Columbus, but I think it's time to revoke your holiday.
| October 15, 2010
The only thing less common than Brother Ali–caliber MCs are profiles that don’t credit dude as “blind” and “albino” in the first graf.
Brother Ali is more than just albino
| November 06, 2009
Dumb College Edition
Phillipe and Jorge have words of wisdom for Brown University's idiotic, uber-politically correct faculty members who voted to drop Columbus Day and substitute a "Fall Weekend" at the behest of student group called Native Americans at Brown.
Uber-PC at Beige University. Plus, too many sad farewells
PHILLIPE and JORGE
| April 17, 2009
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: A little too late
This may seem a little bit picky, as it is merely a matter of etiquette, but I'm curious about what you think.
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
| January 21, 2009
2008 Listravaganza Part 2
Everything you wanted to know about the year in music, in tidy lists of 10.
The lighter side of music in 2008
BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| January 05, 2009
It sounded simple enough to participate in the mysterious MP3 Experience, an absurdist flash-mob event organized by the Boston Society of Spontaneity.
Boston Society of Spontaneity's MP3-EXP at Columbus Park
| September 23, 2008
10 ‘fun’ things to do in Boston without gas
| June 11, 2008
“Self and Others,” the new group show at Brown University’s Bell Gallery, reminds me of a definition I recently read: growing up is learning how to pretend to be normal.
Photographic self-examination at the Bell Gallery
| June 10, 2008
All the stories chronicling the demise of the Barack Obama campaign are premature, no matter what the current polls say.
Obama can still win the Democratic nomination — b ut first, he has to get over himself
| October 10, 2007
A brief history of shopping
| January 24, 2007
There’s a perverse, painful pleasure in recalling a particular New York Times Magazine essay by David Hajdu back in December 2000.
Dominique Eade returns to disc with a new partner
| November 07, 2006
Strong, silent type
A mirror as well as a shadow, Piero is Renaissance Italy’s international artist of mystery, by turns painful and rejoicing, always involuntary.
Piero della Francesca, Italy’s international artist of mystery
| August 30, 2006
Are you kidding us?
Russell Crowe as the Bud-I?
Russell Crowe, you’re no Buddy Cianci
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| July 19, 2006
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