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Review: Robin Hood (2010)
“And so the legend begins . . . ”
The more the merrier? Hardly.
| May 14, 2010
A new crop of local entrants, including a professional filmmaker, won awards at the third annual Portland Phoenix Maine Short Film Festival, which turned out to be the most competitive ever ... and the most fun!
Our third short-film festival crowns all new winners
| November 19, 2008
There is such a thing as a stupid question
| October 29, 2008
He ain't heavy — well, maybe a little bit
For Armen Moradians's "100 Carry Project," he plans to carry 100 people — one by one, piggy-back style — along a two-mile route through downtown Portland.
| June 25, 2008
Crossword: ''Fools on film''
All is not as it seems
| June 11, 2008
Jackson's sweet dream
This article originally appeared in the March 4, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign
| March 07, 2008
The project in which Michael Townsend and seven collaborators created a secret apartment at Providence Place began as an adventure in which four friends tried to live in the mall for a week.
The hidden quality of the Providence art scene is a big part of what sets it apart
| October 10, 2007
Touched by grace
This, around November, when New England’s bones start to show — and I realized my heart was beating faster. The story had quickened my pulse.
Andre Dubus’s unending gifts
| October 01, 2007
Crossword: 'The Final Kurtin'''
I Vonnegut serious this week and remember a literary giant.
| May 02, 2007
For kids of all ages
In this spineless age of ours, what more rueful sight than a child maneuvering his/her cowed parents to some insulting CGI movie?
Ty Burr, plus Jean-Claude Brisseau
| March 14, 2007
James Levine returned from his winter break with one of the most thrilling BSO concerts of his tenure: Berlioz’s “dramatic legend,” La damnation de Faust.
Levine’s Berlioz and Wuorinen, Garrick Ohlsson’s Beethoven, the Borromeo’s Shostakovich, the Alloy’s Eagle
| February 20, 2007
Here’s an example of Bad Robin Hood busy at work robbing the poor and giving to the rich.
Who gets the short end in RI's politics of the rich and poor?
BRIAN C. JONES
| February 07, 2007
A bunch of fit, freewheeling twentysomethings stray off the beaten path in search of a hedonistic paradise and wind up in Hell. Watch the trailer for Turistas (QuickTime)
Will have you gasping for air
| December 06, 2006
The song whisperer
This is an album that you lean into, as if receiving a happy confidence.
Green Gartside revives Scritti Politti
| August 23, 2006
Flashbacks: August 4, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Sam MacLaughlin and Hannah Van Susteren.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
| August 02, 2006
At The Others in Monument Square, you can get lefty coffee from a stockbroker dressed in business-casual, or cool off in summer’s heat with a gelato.
Populist coffee + gelato
| June 21, 2006
Everywhere you looked during the first weekend of the 37th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the big theme was, of course, recovery.
Music, T-shirts, and other matters of life and death in post-Katrina New Orleans
| May 10, 2006
Politics as usual?
Conspiracy, corruption, catastrophe — politics and world events sure can be exciting. Even the mainstream news is taking an interest.
Or will Hollywood cover the issues in 2006?
| January 26, 2006
Tristan & Isolde
Everything you expect from a mainstream adaptation of an ancient legend is here: grand vistas, mist and blood, brooding romantic score, PG-rated nude lovemaking.
| January 14, 2006
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