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Review: Robin Hood (2010)

“And so the legend begins . . . ”
  The more the merrier? Hardly.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 14, 2010

Fabulous flicks

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
By JEFF INGLIS  |  November 19, 2008

Tax evasion

There is such a thing as a stupid question
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  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.
Performance art
By JEFF INGLIS  |  June 25, 2008

Crossword: ''Fools on film''

All is not as it seems
By MATT JONES  |  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

By SCOT LEHIGH  |  March 07, 2008


Going underground

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
By GREG COOK  |  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
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  October 01, 2007

Crossword: 'The Final Kurtin'''

I Vonnegut serious this week and remember a literary giant.
By MATT JONES  |  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
By GERALD PEARY  |  March 14, 2007

Damned good

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
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  February 20, 2007


Budget math

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?
By 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
By TOM MEEK  |  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
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  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.  
By EDITORIAL  |  August 02, 2006
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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
By JOSH SCHLESINGER  |  June 21, 2006


Revival meeting

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
By JON GARELICK  |  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?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  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.
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 14, 2006