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This fine new Afghan restaurant makes it official: the odd-numbered side of Brighton Avenue between Harvard Avenue and Linden Street has so many good ethnic restaurants that you could eat out in a different country every week and never even cross the st
A winning take on fantastic ancient cuisine
| October 29, 2010
Review: Prince of Persia: Sands of Time
This, the most artistically successful video game-to-screen translation yet (which isn’t saying much), could have used more of its own magical Sands of Time, which endow the possessor with time-rewinding, mistake-correcting powers.
Acrobatic loner thrust into the arms of a princess
| June 04, 2010
At a time when the world's attention is often focused on the countries of the Middle East, it's especially intriguing to dip into the Arabic folk tales of the region, which became the stories told by Scheherazade across a thousand and one nights.
Festival Ballet gets physical
| February 03, 2009
Review: Prince of Persia
Pauline Kael titled one of her review compilations Kiss Kiss Bang Bang , saying that those four words (from a Japanese movie poster) captured the basic appeal of movies.
Run, jump, die, repeat
| January 06, 2009
URI heads to Oklahoma!
It's hard not to enjoy a rousing production of Oklahoma!, for more reasons than any musical needs in order to get audiences smiling and humming afterward. URI Theatre is pleasing those familiar with the classic and winning new fans with a production (through November 23) that just can't stop moving.
| November 19, 2008
Travels with Sarah
Apparently, the idea of Palin as the Queen Esther for our time has made it to New Hampshire.
As Palin tours New Hampshire, signs of Biblical calling, talent on the stump, and a shot at 2012
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| October 22, 2008
Back to business
For the first time, the arrival of the blockbuster video-game season seems bittersweet.
Fall video games offer sequels and few surprises
| September 08, 2008
Crossword: ''Wiig party''
Cast off, cast on
| March 12, 2008
Bourdain’s lifestyle as a gleeful gourmand may be taking its toll on his health, but it’s entertaining for the rest of us.
Chowing down on the road
| January 16, 2008
It’s over between us.
A break-up on a bitter Anniversary
| July 03, 2007
Grain and Salt
There are three holy grails we seek on the restaurant-review beat.
From the earth, with love
| June 06, 2007
Carol Abbe sat very still on the international flight taking her from Beirut to Taipei.
As the war escalates, a onetime hippie chick reflects on the groovy time she spent in Afghanistan and Iran in the late ’60s
| May 04, 2007
Requiem for a game console
With the release of God of War II this week, the book is all but closed on the PlayStation 2.
A look back at the ultimate PlayStation 2 games
| March 20, 2007
One thing that’s sure to happen in the coming year is that people will make erroneous predictions about what will happen in the coming year.
Coming in 2007: More tech, more fear, less Paris, and some time travel
| December 29, 2006
Off and running
Remember: Delays are as common in video-game releases as cheat codes.
The next-gen consoles have arrived — now what?
| December 28, 2006
Imitation can be the sincerest form of flattery, but in Aeon Flux it’s a sign that something’s gone horribly wrong.
What’s this? A horrible movie tie-in?
| March 10, 2006
Grab a seat
Don’t worry, they’ve pretty much dispensed with the crappy metal soundtrack this time around.
The Two Thrones even gives you a choice
| January 17, 2006
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