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Review: For Greater Glory
Bring coffee, because director Dean Wright's dramatization of the 3-year-long Cristero War (1926-9) seems to last longer than the Mexican conflict itself.
| June 01, 2012
2008 Listravaganza Part 2
Everything you wanted to know about the year in music, in tidy lists of 10.
The lighter side of music in 2008
BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| January 05, 2009
Off with their heads!
The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) with Charles Laughton ran through all six wives in 97 minutes.
The Tudors stoops to conquer
| April 15, 2008
Facebook and MySpace represent the easiest and most efficient method of assessing compatibility for a friend, a potential hook-up, or a presidential candidate.
A look at the MySpace and Facebook profiles of the '08 presidential candidates
| September 27, 2007
Two trends are currently sweeping through the food universe: lavishly upscale steak houses and modest bistros featuring local produce.
With food this good, you won't mind the bulge
| August 29, 2007
Who knew that Matthew Vaughn had an inner Narnia?
A visually lush adaptation
| August 07, 2007
Family. We spend lifetimes breaking away from them, forging our own path, only to discover it leads back to the same place.
Brad Bird cooks up a masterpiece
| June 27, 2007
The girls of summer
It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
| May 18, 2007
The battle for the Algerians
Sweet victory of the ex-colony.
Indigènes inspires; Becket bores
| February 23, 2007
Perhaps the dream of every hard-living British acting legend is to live long enough to play the role of a hard-living British acting legend and win an Oscar for it. Watch the trailer for Venus (QuickTime)
Not to be missed
| February 20, 2007
As much as I lament the continuing decline of attendance at the cineplex, it’s also easy to understand.
The 25 Greatest DVD Special Features of All Time
| April 25, 2006
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