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Review: Ne Change Rien
The shadowy, low-key lighting is Wellesian, the fetishist close-ups are Sternbergian.
Jeanne Balibar is a formidable talent
| November 05, 2010
The good old days
As if it weren’t enough that the venerable Paramount Theatre on Washington Street was open for the first time since 1976, the Celebrity Series of Boston brought in as the initial act to play the new 600-seat mainstage Max Raabe and his Palast Orchester.
Max Raabe & Palast Orchester, live at the Paramount Theatre, March 6, 2010
| March 12, 2010
EXCERPT: King Creole
Gerald Perry writes on King Creole' s neverending B list movie status.
| October 30, 2008
The Big Hurt: More bad news in brief
Police pulled over Snoop Dogg’s tour bus and — gasp! — smelled marijuana!
DMX spits, Lou spills, Kelly leaks, Keane sucks
| August 12, 2008
All those Oscar prognosticators, all those Best Picture wagers, and nobody has mentioned, or even noticed, Andrew Wagner’s Starting Out in the Evening .
And Forever holds its peace
| December 12, 2007
The benefits of stage fright
Like Tanton’s opposing halves, Tulsa’s music is marked by a sort of push-pull between melody and dissonance, concision and unhinged sonic exploration.
Tulsa find their inner noise
| September 18, 2007
La Môme|La Vie en Rose
As Piaf, Marion Cotillard is a lioness in the guise of a bird, with large, luminescent eyes that serve as windows into the singer’s troubled soul.
A wonder of a bio-pic in lush, matted reds
| June 13, 2007
In honor of May 31, International No Tabacco Day, we’re listing the some of the most seminal smoking scenes on the silver screen.
Cigarettes on the silver screen
| June 01, 2007
They’re called “festival films,” movies that resonate with the serious, eager-minded who attend fests but have little chance in the Darwinian world of theatrical release.
And the Brattle’s WW2 flicks
| March 28, 2007
Why not sing the past as if it were the future and not the past?
Ute Lemper, Berklee Performance Center, March 10, 2007
| March 12, 2007
Major and minor Billy
Billy Wilder’s expansive career began in Germany at the end of the ’20s, continued briefly in Paris when he fled Hitler in 1933, and picked up in Hollywood the following year.
The HFA celebrates Wilder’s centennial
| December 07, 2006
Toward the end of Respect: A Musical Journey, a revue bringing together some four dozen female-associated pop oldies, comes the big moment that’s supposed to represent American womanhood shaking off its shackles and stepping bravely into the future.
Dorothy Marcic’s musical journey
| November 08, 2006
Queer superheroes challenge the far right
It’s official: Batwoman is coming back — as a lesbian.
MARY ANN SORRENTINO
| June 28, 2006
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