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Review: Mass Effect 3

Gamers finally have their own equivalent to J. J. Abrams's sci-fi television epic, Lost.
Lost in space
By MADDY MYERS  |  March 23, 2012
In the 6/10 issue: Summer Preview showers you in food, music, and drunken shenanigans; plus Akrobatik lives, Super 8 invades, and more

In the 6/10 issue: Summer Preview showers you in food, music, and drunken shenanigans; plus Akrobatik lives, Super 8 invades, and more


Summer has finally arrived (we think) -- that time when Boston transitions from cold and rainy to hot and muggy, at least in theory. Whatever,...
By Kevin Sviokla  |  June 13, 2011
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Abrams's latest is not so Super

Arriving on a wave of secrecy that the projects of J.J. Abrams have become known for, Super 8 turns out to contain hardly any secrets at all.
8 and a half
By BRETT MICHEL  |  June 10, 2011
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Review: Morning Glory

Rachel McAdams gets perky
Rachel McAdams gets perky
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 12, 2010
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The Unthanks | Here's the Tender Coming

Rachel and Becky Unthank appear to have stepped out of another time and place.
Rough Trade (2010)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  April 16, 2010
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Interview: Leonard Nimoy

If Leonard Nimoy’s acting work had been limited to that deliriously crazy music video for “The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins,” he’d probably still be celebrated by a lot of us.
Hot Vulcan
By ROB TURBOVSKY  |  November 13, 2009


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Cross country trek

A two-day mission
A two-day mission
By BRETT MICHEL  |  May 08, 2009
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Interview: Simon Pegg

Thirty-eight-year-old British actor Simon Pegg’s US star has been on the rise since his zombie-movie parody Shaun of the Dead shuffled into multiplexes back in 2004.  
Shaun of the Dead star on losing friends, alienating people, and wanking off to Gillian Anderson
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 01, 2008
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Science? Or fiction?

“It’s not an exact science,” Dr. Bishop says. His wise-ass son Peter interjects: “It’s not even science.”
J.J. Abrams’s oddball   Fringe
By RYAN STEWART  |  September 08, 2008

FNX Files [Movie Edition]


Here is a clip of Jason Bateman and Michael Cera talking about Juno and a possible Arrested Development Movie. For those who care, here is...
By Paul Driscoll  |  January 23, 2008
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Mission implausible

Like the adrenaline shot that invigorates one of his characters, television wunderkind J.J. Abrams’s stab at the billion-dollar Tom Cruise spy franchise briefly gets your heart pounding, only to ultimately fail at bringing much-needed life to the latest
Mission: Impossible III will self-destruct in 7500 seconds
By BRETT MICHEL  |  May 05, 2006