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Review: The Other Guys

By far the funnier of the summer's two comedies featuring an accountant ( Dinner for Schmucks being the other).
Will Ferrell returns to form
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 06, 2010

Brokeback Jeter

The game was over, and fans were leaving Fenway.
 Balls, Pucks, and Monster Trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  October 30, 2009

Alive and well

The seventh annual Independent Film Festival of Boston
The seventh annual Independent Film Festival of Boston
By  |  April 17, 2009
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Review: For the Love of Movies

Like Trekkies and other documentaries that examine what makes particular nerd legions tick, For the Love of Movies beams viewers to a planet that outsiders only think they know about.
Why do some people get to watch movies for a living?
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 17, 2009

The wild bunch



By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 04, 2009
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BPD stands accused — as Sox-haters?

The city of Boston has paid out more than $15 million in recent years to victims of the police department’s misconduct.
Safe, and Out
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  July 25, 2007


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The diamond patriot

The plane shook. The cockpit coruscated with distress lights. And Ted Williams realized the landing gear was stuck.
Bill Nowlin's Ted Williams at War
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 16, 2007
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Number of the beast

It’s become the creationism v. evolution argument of baseball.
Baseball stats demystified
By RYAN STEWART  |  April 26, 2007
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Sporting verse

With the Yankees in town for their first Fenway visit on Friday night, it’s that time of year again: time for mangling the chilly elegance of Japanese lyric verse into clumsy sports jeers.
The return of Sox-Yanks haiku
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 18, 2007
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The next action sport

At New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in mid October, hundreds of people are squished into bleachers, staring at cyborg super-soldiers who’re killing each other.
Say hello to the new breed of pro athlete — and goodbye to their grassroots
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  November 21, 2006

You're with me, mousepad


Games we'd like to see
By MITCH KRPATA  |  August 30, 2006


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'Casting the Buddy movie

From Derek Jeter to Johnny Depp.
Local wags pick their dream casts for the upcoming film of The Prince of Providence
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 03, 2006
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Yankee Hating 101

“Hate” is such a harsh word.
All you need to know about this national pastime
By CHRIS YOUNG  |  May 28, 2006
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Still kings of the hill

Rivalry? How can anyone call the Yankees-Red Sox a rivalry when it’s so one-sided?
A Yankee fan’s perspective
By FRENCHY BORDAGARY  |  May 19, 2006
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Revisiting the Zoo

There’s a whole slew of baseball fans who don’t remember a time when there was no DH in the American League, when there were just the two leagues and no divisions, there was no scoreboard in the corner of your TV screen, and when 50-home-run seasons were
Recalling the golden era when the Yankees were laughingstocks
By CHRIS YOUNG  |  May 18, 2006
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Fair game?

This is the type of story that gets Yankee fans’ blood boiling.
Building the best team money can buy
By CHRIS YOUNG  |  May 18, 2006


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Best buy?

Sony already ensured that I (and every other Boston critic) would be inclined to give this game a favorable review before even playing it, by putting David Ortiz — 2005’s real MVP — on the cover.
MLB ’06 is a line-drive double
By RYAN STEWART  |  March 30, 2006
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Ballpark figures

According to the essayists and numbers-crunchers at Baseball Prospectus, the hardball stathead’s Bible, there are “few irrefutable truths” in the game.
A Q&A with Baseball Prospectus writer Steven Goldman
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 30, 2006