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One Helluva Line-Up: Boston Book Festival Schedule Announced

One Helluva Line-Up: Boston Book Festival Schedule Announced


You'll be happy to know that some people - or actually a lot of people - are still reading things other than Pop Eater. In...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 29, 2011

VIDEO + PODCAST: Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan at the Brattle Theatre


It's pretty safe to say that no one makes monsters quite like director Guillermo Del Toro makes monsters. I mean, not only did the dude's...
By Steve Miller  |  October 22, 2010

[VIDEO] From the Red Carpet premiere: Q&As with Ben Affleck, Blake Lively, Jon Hamm, and 6 more


Video by Sarah PatersonYou already saw what we had to say about last week's Fenway Park premiere of The Town. Now you can hear it...
By Shaula Clark  |  September 20, 2010
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Photos: Red-carpet premiere of ''The Town'' at Fenway Park

In the line-up: Ben Affleck, Blake Lively, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, Matt Damon, and more
Live from the premiere screening of "The Town"
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  September 17, 2010
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Ben Affleck and Rebecca Hall on the Town

Ben Affleck and Jeremy Renner, who play Doug and Jem, a pair of Charlestown gangsters in Affleck’s stunning adaptation of local author Chuck Hogan’s novel Prince of Thieves , make for an intense, photogenic screen couple. That is, until Rebecca Hall com
Class acts
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 17, 2010
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Review: The Town

There’s an episode in Chuck Hogan’s Prince of Thieves that I was sure Ben Affleck was going to include in his adaptation of the novel.
Ben Affleck is a criminal genius. Bank on it.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 17, 2010


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Man about Town: Chuck Hogan

One day back in 2009, Chuck Hogan snuck onto the set of the movie adaptation of his own novel. He was not recognized, once, by anyone at all.

By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  September 17, 2010
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Hardboiled hub

When I was growing up in Roslindale a few decades back — among tribes of ignorant, second-generation immigrant kids whose favorite words began with “f” and “n” and who liked to torture small animals and beat up small children before they moved on to thei
The city’s gritty, criminal underbelly has redefined the dark, artistic vision known as Boston noir
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 23, 2009
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A Tale of Two Towns

Charlestown was baptized in bloodshed. Yet this unique, fertile turf has been generally overlooked by Hollywood, which has preferred instead its old rival South Boston, the primary backdrop for Oscar winners Good Will Hunting and The Departed .
Renowned for its roguish history, Charlestown is finally getting Hollywood's attention
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 18, 2009