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Connecting the dots

Nearly a year has gone by in the city of eternal youth turnover and ageless scenesters — and has anything really changed?
In the local scene, anything goes
By MATT PARISH  |  June 05, 2010

Matthew Broderick

Bueller? Where you at Bueller? Are you under all the pudge, the floppy suburban coif, the aura of midlife crisis, and rumors of affairs and a rotting marriage to pony face? Bueller? Bueller?
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 26, 2009

Review: The Tale of Despereaux

This animated mouse epic aspires to grand scale but falters in its execution.
A glorified hunk of cheese
By TOM MEEK  |  December 16, 2008

To the Max

The show’s success has to do with more than the Mel Brooks classic being a familiar crowd pleaser.
The Producers at Theatre by the Sea
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 13, 2008

Finding Amanda

Matthew Broderick sleepwalks through Peter Tolan’s debut film as a hack TV writer with a gambling addiction.
Grotesquely exploitative and clichéd
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 25, 2008

Then She Found Me

Helen Hunt bites off more than she can chomp on, choosing also to star in this her first try as a film director, a clumsy, overplotted rendition of Elinor Lipman’s 1990 novel.
Overplotted pregnancy flick
By GERALD PEARY  |  April 30, 2008


Musical man

When holographic projection technology gets perfected, you can be sure that Mel Brooks’s The Producers will be one of the first holograms released.
Jason Simon ends his run in The Producers
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 08, 2008


One day, Jerry Seinfeld was talking with his good friend Steven Spielberg, and he said, “Wouldn’t it be funny if ‘B’ movies were really about bees?”
Seinfeld’s Bee Movie gets a D-
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 31, 2007

War zones

The party’s over. Time for the lessons to begin.
Fall films face terror at home and abroad
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 12, 2007

Toys are us

Transformers  is a movie in disguise.
Transformers puts the commercial back into cinema
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 03, 2007

Deck the Halls

Somewhere in Western Mass, an anal-retentive optometrist prides himself on being Mr. Christmas. Watch the trailer for Deck the Halls  (QuickTime)
Lands like a lump of coal
By TOM MEEK  |  November 21, 2006


Strangers With Candy

Upon reading the cast of supporting players in this prequel to the short-lived Comedy Central series starring Amy Sedaris (David’s sister) as recovering crack whore Jerri Blank, I couldn’t help but get excited. Watch the trailer for Strangers With Can
A lot of famous people like it; we're not sure why
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 05, 2006