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Review: The Green Hornet
If The Green Hornet were a car, it would be less like the lethally loaded '65 black Chrysler Imperial driven by the film's heroes and more like the homonymous shitbox discontinued by Dodge in 1987.
Seth, where is thy sting?
| January 14, 2011
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
| June 05, 2010
Love, truth and videotape
Is there anything more heartwarming than watching a little girl officiating at the marriage of two of her favorite dolls? Is there a purer form of love than the kind that a pre-pubescent might project onto the union of a plush Miss Piggy and a put-upon
Paper Heart wears its heart on its sleeve
| August 07, 2009
Together, idiosyncratic directors Michel Gondry ( Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind ), Leos Carax ( The Lovers on the Bridge ), and Bong Joon-ho ( The Host ) have crafted a bento box of delectable shorts.
Dreamy tribute to a glittering metropolis
| April 10, 2009
The Big Hurt: Hagar the horrible
I was reading a fascinating article about Sammy’s new record deal, and an epiphany struck: every year, Sammy looks more and more like the Dude.
Plus award-winning awards and buggering Beatles
| September 24, 2008
Aaron Rose’s Beautiful Losers offers little more than a chance to see nice people talk about their nice-looking art.
| September 03, 2008
Michel Gondry is not a household name.
Interview: Michel Gondry goes lo-fi
| February 20, 2008
Be Kind Rewind
This isn’t Gondry’s best work — it’s too unstructured, labored when it begs to soar.
A shambling charmer
| February 20, 2008
Mash-up your prejudices
The work of DJ Spooky demonstrates through art the kind of philosophical progress Obama calls for.
DJ Spooky remixes The Birth of a Nation
| February 04, 2008
The last thing people are looking for when they go to the movies is a reminder of the political crapola they are trying to escape.
2008 releases offer campaign reform
| December 28, 2007
Three exhibitions will catch your attention at the RISD Museum.
Heroes, fakes, abstracts, and figures
| September 19, 2007
Sound and silence
The RISD exhibit reminds us that filmmakers at the forefront of the medium have been consistently drawn to the novelty of the medium.
Old and new images meet at the RISD Museum
| September 18, 2007
Over the river
Though it’s called the New Hampshire Film Expo, four of the 67 films being screened in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, this weekend have stronger ties to Maine than the Granite State.
NH festival features four Maine-made films
| October 11, 2006
In a recurring scene in Michel Gondry’s La science des rêves , Stéphane (Gael García Bernal), who’s clad in a tight-fitting lavender suit, frantically runs around his “television studio,” its walls constructed from egg cartons, its cameras from cardboar
Michel Gondry is skilled in the science of film
| September 22, 2006
If you cannot remember the past, so Santayana said, you’re condemned to repeat it. Watch trailers for this fall's new releases.
This season, Hollywood lives in the past
| September 13, 2006
Apocalypse now and then
With Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center opening on the same day, this summer won’t be offering the usual escapist fare.
Doom, damnation, and other summer fun
| May 03, 2006
Brilliant or bullshit?
You’re on a subway in an unfamiliar city, and you don’t know how you got there or where you’re going.
The Difficulty of Proving Amnesia
| March 15, 2006
Dave Chappelle's Block Party
Dave Chappelle has spent his down time on this low-budget documentary — directed by Michel Gondry, of all people — about the comedian’s effort to stage a free rap concert in the middle of a rundown Brooklyn neighborhood, just so folks can have a good tim
Enigmatic comedian hosts his dream concert, Michel Gondry documents it
| March 02, 2006
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