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Play by play: June 4, 2010

Theater listings, week of June 4, 2010
Theater listings, week of June 4, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 04, 2010

Play by play: May 28, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, May 28, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 28, 2010

Play by Play: May 21, 2010

Boston's weekly theater listings
Theater listings, May 21, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 21, 2010
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The awful truth

Among the signal directors of 1930s comedies — one thinks of Frank Capra, Howard Hawks, Ernst Lubitsch, and George Cukor — Leo McCarey’s name has been largely forgotten.
Leo McCarey was better in the ’30s
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  June 02, 2008
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Profile polling

Facebook and MySpace represent the easiest and most efficient method of assessing compatibility for a friend, a potential hook-up, or a presidential candidate.
A look at the MySpace and Facebook profiles of the '08 presidential candidates
By DAVID MASHBURN  |  September 27, 2007
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Kid stuff

The three-week getaway at Swift Nature Camp is definitely idyllic.
An idyllic Summercamp!, a brutal This Is England
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 07, 2007


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Ingmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman, who died Sunday, was one of the last of the great world filmmakers who came to fame around the mid century and changed the face of movies.
1918–2007
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  July 31, 2007
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All but the wank

The image of Marlon Brando demanding that Maria Schneider stick two fingers up his ass, now seems the reductio ad absurdum of improvised acting.
Is Deep Throat sexier than the 1934 Tarzan and His Mate?
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 24, 2007
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Casino Royale I

Cinema buffs and Bond fans know that the Casino Royale  that’s opening in theaters this week isn’t the first screen version of Ian Fleming’s novel.
Would you believe an American James Bond
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  November 17, 2006
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The oldest neo-realist

Too bad there’s no encompassing Boston retrospective in the centenary year of Italian filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, founder of neo-realism and perhaps one of the 10 greatest filmmakers.
Roberto Rossellini at 100
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 07, 2006
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Major minor

Hamilton’s newly re-issued 1941 novel Hangover Square makes almost all other hard-boiled writing seem phony.
Patrick Hamilton’s Hangover Square  
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  February 19, 2006