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Jonathan Edwards records first album in 16 years at the Studio
Why has Jonathan Edwards decided to record his first studio album in 16 years down on Casco Street at the Studio? Well, for one thing, he lives here, and it's close by. But, mostly, "it's been a really lucky find," says the folk legend, who was laying d
Sunshine on Casco
| December 24, 2010
Review: Red (2010)
If the late Krzysztof Kieslowski's Red had been a comedy action thriller about retired CIA agents, it would probably be nothing like this adaptation of the DC graphic novel.
Grandfather claws: Willis and crew aren't the retiring types
| October 15, 2010
Stuck in his Throat
Growing up in Sudbury, David Bertolino’s upbringing was strictly G-rated.
Suburban, family-oriented David Bertolino has a dream: to stage a play about Deep Throat , one of the most controversial films of all time
| October 30, 2009
Film: Universal Bites Jaws Into Vineyard
Gov. Sargent posed for the photos on a pier in Edgartown, preparing to let fly a bottle of vintage California champagne against the hill of the Orca, a pleasure craft transformed into a Nova Scotian Trawler to be used in Universal's production of Jaws.
"All is grist to their mill."
| June 19, 2009
What John did and saw
In anticipation of the July 1 release of Michael Mann's Public Enemies with Johnny Depp as John Dillinger, and as part of its week-long "Classic Gangsters" series, the Brattle is screening two rarely seen films this Sunday: John Milius's 1973 Dilling
Dillinger and Manhattan Melodrama
| June 19, 2009
Review: My Life in Ruins
It's hard to imagine Donald Petrie's film appealing to anyone but diehard fans of the single-woman-gets-her-groove-back-in-exotic-locale genre.
| June 05, 2009
Until a couple months ago, did the state of Alaska ever cross your radar? Its chief exports were cute polar-bear screen savers and Northern Exposure .
Why is the coldest state such a hotbed of corruption?
| November 05, 2008
30 things mentioned in the first issue of the Newpaper, 30 things that we miss, 30 things that weren't around 30 years ago, and more.
Looking forward and looking back, list-style
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX EDITORIAL STAFF
| October 22, 2008
W. gets a B
Josh Brolin prevails over Oliver Stone’s shaky portrait
| October 15, 2008
With pundits already reading political significance into summer blockbusters like The Dark Knight (“Is Batman a stand-in for George Bush? Discuss.”), the meatier movies of fall arrive not a moment too soon.
Films with a full agenda
| September 08, 2008
Ice and fire
Burning Man began as a San Francisco pyromaniacs’ beach party in 1986.
Ice Cream’s cold contemporary art, Burning Man’s hot stuff
| June 28, 2007
Wolfgang Petersen gets his feet wet again ( Das Boot , The Perfect Storm ) with this remake of the 1972 disaster flick The Poseidon Adventure .
Fun with a streamlined cast
| February 20, 2007
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
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