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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
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 24, 2010
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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
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 15, 2010
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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
By JON HART  |  October 30, 2009
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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."  
By PETER BIRGE  |  June 19, 2009
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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
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  June 19, 2009
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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.
Mostly embarrassing
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  June 05, 2009


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Half-baked Alaska

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?
By KARA BASKIN  |  November 05, 2008
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30 lists

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
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX EDITORIAL STAFF  |  October 22, 2008
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W. gets a B


Josh Brolin prevails over Oliver Stone’s shaky portrait
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 15, 2008
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Autumn peeves

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
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 08, 2008
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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
By GREG COOK  |  June 28, 2007


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Poseidon

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
By TOM MEEK  |  February 20, 2007
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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
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 03, 2006