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At the Harvard Museum of Natural History, taxidermy takes on a new life

The fisher perches in his case, between a black bear and a porcupine. His spine is permanently kinked in an S-curve, his tail cocked, his body no bigger than two paper-towel tubes soldered end-to-end.
Dead in tooth and claw
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  May 13, 2011
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Believe it or not

Even the titles of his films are a little weird.
Interview: Guy Maddin tells the truth
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 08, 2008
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Armies of the light

Maybe the trauma of another intractable war has sparked the movies’ recent interest in ’60s headliners.
Norman Mailer’s primal screen at the HFA
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 18, 2007
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Franken-Guy!

Why not the Hub?
Brand upon the Brain! , plus Bellocchio
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 27, 2007
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Fear and loving in Lumberton

This review originally appeared in the September 23, 1986 edition of the Boston Phoenix . Naked Lynch: Lending an ear to the director of Blue Velvet. By Owen Glieberman Blue movie: David Lynch’s Velvet revolution . By Peter Keough
Lynch's Blue Velvet
By OWEN GLIEBERMAN  |  June 14, 2006
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Naked Lynch

This review originally appeared in the September 23, 1986 edition of the Boston Phoenix . Fear and loving in Lumberton: Lynch's Blue Velvet . By Owen Glieberman | Blue movie: David Lynch’s Velvet revolution. By Peter Keough
Lending an ear to the director of Blue Velvet
By OWEN GLIEBERMAN  |  June 14, 2006


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Blue movie

When I first saw David Lynch’s masterpiece back in 1986, the undulating blue velvet curtain at the beginning — Is it cloth? Meat? Is it really blue? Fear and loving in Lumberton: Lynch's Blue Velvet . By Owen Glieberman Naked Lynch: Lending an ear
David Lynch’s Velvet revolution
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 14, 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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Loners

What do you give an audience after The Goat , Edward Albee’s 2002 Tony winner about a prize-winning architect sexually bewitched by an animal?
Talley’s Folly , Auntie & Me , The Good Body
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 28, 2006
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Belly up

Given the strides that women have made as political leaders across the globe, who would think that other members of the sex would be hiring plastic surgeons to whittle their feet to fit Manolo Blahniks?
Eve Ensler displays her Good Body  
By IRIS FANGER  |  March 15, 2006