Dalton Trumbo

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Peter Askin’s movie about the left-wing Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is fine when it’s in standard-bio-documentary mode.
An epistolary embarrassment
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 13, 2008

Darkness visible

Welcome to the dark territories again, the republic of bitterness and bile known as noir.
The HFA’s ‘Unseen Noir’ unveils America’s post-war gloom
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  May 19, 2008

History rocks

“Not radical,” he replied. “I’d say ‘the truth.’ ”
Zinn's people's history comes to life, and song
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  January 15, 2008


This article originally appeared in the June 1, 1971 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Of festivities
By DEAC ROSSELL  |  November 14, 2006

Flashbacks: August 18, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Paul Babin and Sam MacLaughlin.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
By FLASHBACKS  |  August 17, 2006