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An interview with Steve McQueen, director of "Shame"

An interview with Steve McQueen, director of "Shame"


One of the trickier things about interviewing Steve McQueen is researching him on Google. You tend to get a lot of references to that other...
By Peter Keough  |  December 09, 2011
More MPAA: a "PG-13" for "Miral"

More MPAA: a "PG-13" for "Miral"


I suppose this is good news, but after reading this item about how the Weinstein Brothers managed to get the MPAA to change the rating...
By Peter Keough  |  March 10, 2011
Movies "R" not us

Movies "R" not us


 When the MPAA relented a while back and changed its absurd NC-17 rating for "Blue Valentine" to an R, it looked like the insidious studio...
By Peter Keough  |  March 09, 2011

Six things I learned at Rock and Shock


George Romero talks zombies, Creepshow, and cockroach wrangling at Rock & ShockLast weekend, Rock and Shock invaded Worcester's DCU center and Palladium. For the uninitiated,...
By Michael Neel  |  October 20, 2010
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Plunder, pillage, and profit

When Napster, invented by a Northeastern freshman, threw the music industry into chaos in 1999, Steve Jobs didn’t panic. He saw an opportunity.
A provocative new book suggests big business could learn from piracy and youth culture
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 16, 2008
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Get it while you can

A couple of months ago, a man with the screen name x-amount logged on to  Recidivism.org , the blog he maintains with a few of his friends, and made a pronouncement.
Will sites like YouTube and The Hype Machine go the route of Napster?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 12, 2006