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Burke & Hare: Review

Review: Burke & Hare

Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis are only faintly humorous as the titular team of assassins, Burke and Hare .
Mediocre black comedy
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 02, 2011
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Quiet storm

The only aspect of Allysen Callery's talents more impressive than her nimble, nylon-string finger-picking is her unmistakable voice.
Allysen Callery returns with Hobgoblin’s Hat
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 12, 2010
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Looking deep inside

"None of us," says Mr. Utterson, recalling the small group peering into Edward Hyde's dark flat, "wished to go inside."
Jekyll finds the Hyde in all of us
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 23, 2009
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Plain talk

Jesse Sheidlower, an editor-at-large of the Oxford English Dictionary , an expert in slang, and the author of The F-Word , can't stop talking about fuck.
Jesse Sheidlower gives the f-word its due
By JUSTINE ELIAS  |  September 18, 2009
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(10) days of celluloid

Among the many treats at last year's Maine International Film Festival were a future Oscar winner (James Marsh's documentary Man on Wire ) and one of the biggest art-house hits of 2008 (Scandinavian teen-vampire flick Let the Right One In ).
From the gridiron to gritty realism at the Maine International Film Festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 10, 2009
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Mr. Brooks

The press notes for Bruce A. Evans’s thriller begin with a quote from Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde .
A film with a split-personality
By BRETT MICHEL  |  May 30, 2007


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Twice-drunk tales

The best fiction is the work of an author inventing characters. The best non-fiction is the work of an author exploring real characters in the process of inventing themselves.
Peaks author travels the world in search of alcohol
By LAYNE WITHERELL  |  September 20, 2006
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Graham Greene’s last interview

This article originally appeared in the June 28, 1991 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
A great writer condemns US interventionism
By JOHN R. MACARTHUR  |  June 28, 2006