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Review: Seven Psychopaths
As in his debut In Bruges , Martin McDonagh here plays self-reflexive games while undermining the gangster genre.
| October 12, 2012
Review: Dark Horse
Todd Solondz has turned his audience's divisiveness into a calling card with his often hilariously upsetting films, so it's a surprise that his new movie is fairly tame.
| August 10, 2012
Meta P. has a simpler plan
Don't let Sean Sbardella's moniker of choice — Metaphysics ("Meta P") — dissuade fellow ol-skool enthusiasts who prefer original-recipe rap to the bombastic, rapid-fire verbiage of latter-day indie backpackers.
| January 28, 2011
Interview: Max Raabe
"It was so crazy in the '20s, in the Weimar Republic. Everything was so open-minded and wide, and that is why I love that period so much."
Killer cabaret: bringing Berlin to Boston
| March 05, 2010
CLICK TRACKS: Music News Roundup (Walken' on Gaga, Weezer in Snuggies, Bono straddles the Berlin Wall, and more)
In the best (and strangest) pop re-make since Shatner gave us "Rocket Man," Christopher Walken weighs in on the Gaga phenom with a spoken-word rendition...
| November 05, 2009
Holy multiplicity, Batman!
A Caped-Crusader scorecard
| July 16, 2008
''Things'' we love
Until I was 14, I spent nearly every Saturday evening wading through a wealth of antique objects in my grandmother’s small apartment in the Baltimore suburbs.
Writers extol sacred objects of everyday use — and uselessness
CAITLIN E. CURRAN
| September 24, 2007
Balls of Fury
Credit in part Christopher Walken’s evil Feng, a screwy triad boss sponsoring a death-match ping-pong tourney in South America.
A comic mish-mash
| August 29, 2007
John Waters’s Hairspray , which marked his descent into an undistinguished gentility, is not even 20 years old.
Third time around, Hairspray still flows fresh
| July 18, 2007
The girls of summer
It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
| May 18, 2007
Everything but the girl
What would rock be without girls?
Gocasual delivers The Whole Time I Knew You
| August 02, 2006
In his latest and possibly most banal plea for respect, Adam Sandler plays an architect trying to juggle the demands of family and work. Watch the trailer for Click (QuickTime)
Gooey, Capra-esque plea for respectability from Sandler
| June 28, 2006
Apocalypse now and then
With Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center opening on the same day, this summer won’t be offering the usual escapist fare.
Doom, damnation, and other summer fun
| May 03, 2006
It's easy to see how Wedding Crashers , the latest offering from the New Comedy Mafia, became the sixth-highest grossing film of 2005 (out-grossing The 40-Year Old Virgin by a cool hundred million dollars).
Wedding Crashers comes uncorked on DVD
| January 31, 2006
New to DVD for the week of January 3, 2006
Broken Flowers , The Cave , The Gospel , Hustle & Flow , and Wedding Crashers
| January 13, 2006
Broken Flowers, Wedding Crashers, The Gospel, Hustle & Flow , and The Cave.
New to DVD for the week of January 6, 2006
| January 07, 2006
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