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Review: Dark Shadows
By the time Dark Shadows gets to the opening credits, it is already Tim Burton's best film since Ed Wood , but then I've always had a soft spot for the Moody Blues' "Nights in White Satin."
Tim Burton's best film since Ed Wood
| May 11, 2012
Doyle’s a bad sport; a Giant passing; the adventures of Gus & Zippy
Phillipe and Jorge know that the many friends, business partners, and acquaintances of Dan Doyle are appalled at the facts now emerging about the horrific financial scandal surrounding his Institute for International Sport.
Dan, we hardly knew ye
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| March 16, 2012
Tips for young artists
This region of the country is, and always has been, a magnet for artists. If I spent some time thinking about why this is the case, I could probably conjure up a few convincing theories. But that's not my purpose today.
Express your self; bus fumes; bands behind bars
| July 15, 2011
Rooting for roots
Sunday afternoon was the grand opening of the Roots Café, the new boîte in the space formerly inhabited by the Black Repertory Company at 276 Westminster Street in the heart of downtown Providence.
Plus, some parting words
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| March 11, 2011
Review: Best Worst Movie (2010)
I've been strong-arming acquaintances about this deliriously entertaining documentary ever since I saw it at South by Southwest last year. The response to my fevered pitch for Best Worst Movie has been polite nodding, eyes glazed over.
Best Worst Movie is the best
| August 06, 2010
For the worse part of two decades, Hollywood has been trying to discover the formula for successfully adapting video games to the big screen.
After decades of lackluster releases, the video-game-turned-film genre may have finally found its royalty
| June 04, 2010
Hearts and souls (and laughs too)
It's been a good year for theater around here — an ingeniously roasted dramatic chestnut here, a new and safely landed flight of fancy there. Below are 10 productions that particularly stood out.
The 10 best theater productions of 2009
| December 25, 2009
The hallowed formula for an Oscar Best Picture nomination — legendary figure, pat rise and fall scenario, overproduced visuals and music, a showboating performance from a name actor, reassuring platitudes — falls flat in what is Mira Nair’s worst picture
| October 23, 2009
Interview: Bobcat Goldthwait
"Not many people may know of my films, but I think they may have more legs than, like, a Kate Hudson movie."
Bobcat unleashes another not-so-funny comedy
| September 04, 2009
Some people feel uncomfortable dealing with those, even friends, who look and act normal but are among the walking wounded with some deadly disease or another.
Amy Lynn Budd tackles a tumor in My Brain
| May 01, 2009
Freaks and frauds
Freaks you expect, but frauds and hucksters also populate the loosely defined subculture known as the underground.
The Boston Underground Film Festival celebrates both
| March 18, 2008
Mixing it up
Perishable Theatre has dedicated itself to being a research theater, adopting a chemistry lab flask in its logo to emphasize the point.
Perishable’s Fledging Festival
| August 14, 2007
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