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Cellars by Starlight: Human Sexual Response

CDs might now be an outdated medium, but there was a time when everything on the format was available — except for one of the great rock records of the early '80s: 1981's In a Roman Mood by legendary Boston punk/new wave/whatever band Human Sexual Resp

By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  November 09, 2012
gogos list

The Go-Go's resurrect their new-wave Beat

It's common knowledge that the '80s were a wild time full of big hair, good drugs, and bad clothes.  
Returning to the valley
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  June 03, 2011
Chabrol tribute at Harvard Film Archive

Blood will out in the Chabrol tribute at Harvard Film Archive

Like Eric Rohmer, the fellow New Wave founder with whom he collaborated on the Alfred Hitchcock study that helped launch the auteur theory, Claude Chabrol made films about people who like to talk. They talk about frustrated desires, bungled liaisons, bou
Dead reckoning
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 11, 2011

Hello, Numan

Gary Numan has never been one for nostalgia.
A synth-pop legend reluctantly accepts his past
By MATT PARISH  |  October 22, 2010

The Cinnamon Fuzz | Cruise of the Century

Self-released (2010)
Self-released (2010)
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  October 08, 2010

Review: Two in the Wave

Emmanuel Laurent's documentary uses mostly conventional methods to tell how Cahiers du cinéma critics François Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard rejected what they regarded as stuffy old-school cinema and set about to reinvent cinema by making their own f
Conventional documentary on unconventional subjects
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 03, 2010


Unmitigated Gaul

The French pride themselves on their revolutionary spirit, no less in film than in politics.
Rogues and rebels in the Boston French Film Festival
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 02, 2010