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Film: Ice Age: Continental Drift

Review: Ice Age: Continental Drift

Perhaps you've seen "Scrat's Continental Crack-Up," the animated short that debuted theatrically a year and a half ago featuring the sabre-toothed squirrel causing a prehistoric tectonic cataclysm as a result of his pursuit of an elusive acorn.
It's all been done
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 13, 2012
Pirates movie

Review: The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Peter Lord, animator behind claymation staples Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run , directs this very British, very dry romp on the high seas during the time when Britannia did indeed rule the waves.
Dry romp on the high seas
By TOM MEEK  |  April 27, 2012

The battle over internet piracy

The Internet is angry. Perhaps you've heard.
Rhode Island's congresional delegation splits over the issue burning up the netroots
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  January 20, 2012


The dinosaurs of the entertainment world ( i.e. , Hollywood movie studios and national music companies) have joined with the Business Software Alliance (which represents tech giants such as Apple, Microsoft, and Intel) to sponsor an insidious piece of l
Old-media corporate giants seek censorship through a web-based blacklist. Plus, #occupy brutality, and D.C. deadlock.
By EDITORIAL  |  November 25, 2011
short take Abduction

Review: Abduction

Taylor Lautner plays characters with mysterious origins and makes them boring.
Beautiful but boring
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 30, 2011

The dashing pirate of Providence

Casey Dorman of Providence was walking to work on the stone wharfs of Rockport, Massachusetts one day this summer when he crossed paths with Johnny Depp, fresh off another box-office conquest as Captain Jack Sparrow in the latest of the Pirates of the
Urban swashbuckler
By MALCOLM BURNLEY  |  September 02, 2011


Fish Stick Pirate Theatre

No fish were harmed in the making of this drama.
By DAVID KISH  |  June 03, 2011
Arrrgh! It's "National Talk Like a Pirate Day!"

Arrrgh! It's "National Talk Like a Pirate Day!"

Today be nationwide "Talk Like a Seafarin' hearty Tide." A tide when sea dogs an' land lubbers from yer mailman t' yer pervy neighbor Bob...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  September 19, 2010

Review: Step Up 3D

The third installment of the urban dance series takes one step forward and three back.
Pass the Dramamine
By TOM MEEK  |  August 13, 2010

Bedroom community

Okay, so Dead Cats Dead Rats are not actually from Boston.
Dead Cats Dead Rats dig out of the 'burbs
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  June 04, 2010

King Richard's Faire '09: Fun, but for a tidy sum

This past weekend marked the opening of King Richard’s Faire in Carver, MA. Most Renaissance faires can only dream of what King Richard’s has achieved:...
By Maddy Myers  |  September 08, 2009

Panic attacks!!!

Would everyone please go running out of your house screaming in utter hysteria right now.
Overreacting in the USA. Plus, EDC = DOA, OK + RI, and a Rush to judgment
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 01, 2009

Ballspuck: Where's the hate?

I think Portland sports fans should get their hate on. And who should we hate? The answer is easy and plausible: we should hate Manchester, New Hampshire.
Say it with me: Manchester totally sucks!
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  April 24, 2009
Grand Theft Auto IV hits the internet, Microsoft investigating

Grand Theft Auto IV hits the internet, Microsoft investigating

So a pirated copy of the PAL (Australia, New Zealand, and the EU) version of Grand Theft Auto IV - in part, the subject of...
By Ryan Stewart  |  April 24, 2008

Plunder, pillage, and profit

When Napster, invented by a Northeastern freshman, threw the music industry into chaos in 1999, Steve Jobs didn’t panic. He saw an opportunity.
A provocative new book suggests big business could learn from piracy and youth culture
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 16, 2008

OiNK shut down!

Hot on the heels of the news that TV Links UK was shut down over the weekend comes word that OiNK, the torrent site on...
By Ryan Stewart  |  October 23, 2007


X it out

It starts with x .
Let Proof equal love
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 10, 2007

Everybody say, ‘Arragh’

Each of these books bears a tongue-in-cheekily arcane subtitle.
Two excellent books about pirates
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  September 12, 2007

The National

The National’s new vessel turns out to be a pirate ship.
Boxer | Beggars Banquet
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 19, 2007

Hell is other sequels

At first, At World’s End doesn’t seem to differ much from the world outside.
Pirates  3 offers buried treasures
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 23, 2007