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The witching hour

Long after darkness falls, restless young souls haunt the streets and nightspots of the city.

By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 26, 2012
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Review: Spy Kids: All the Time in the World

Director Robert Rodriguez has made no bones about this one being strictly for the kiddies.
S trictly for the kiddies
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  August 26, 2011

Review: Machete

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In the case of Machete , the Mexploitation picture directed by Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis, it was the trailer.
Less is indeed more
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 10, 2010

A very special Cinco de Mayo message for you, Arizona, from your pal Machete!

Happy Cinco de Mayo, Arizona, this one's for you. And by "Happy Cinco de Mayo," of course, we mean "Get ready for a hearty can...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  May 05, 2010

Review: Shorts

Along with Grindhouse partner Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez is the reigning auteur of pulp cinema — but he also has a weakness for gonzo, FX-laden kiddie entertainment, like his Spy Kids trilogy.
Pre-pubescent palaver from Robert Rodriguez
By TOM MEEK  |  August 21, 2009


The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966. These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Ian Sands.
From the archives of the Boston Phoenix
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Interview: Josh Brolin

Josh Brolin has distinguished himself mostly by appearing in the worst movies of great directors.
On the brink of fame in No Country for Old Men
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 06, 2007


Tarantino is aging badly.
A woman's foot in every scene
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 02, 2007