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PODCAST: Sebastian Junger on "War," "Restrepo" at the Brattle [MP3]


Trailer for Junger's documentary "Restrepo"Juan Restrepo's job was to save lives. He wasn't able to save his own. His brothers weren't able to, either.The U.S....
By Andrew Cominelli  |  July 02, 2010
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Review: Restrepo

Before his name became that of a hellish outpost on a mountaintop in the Korengal Valley, perhaps the most dangerous place on earth, PFC Juan S. Restrepo was a human being, a 20-year-old single father, an accomplished guitarist, and a medic in the 173rd
War in the raw: taking the high ground in Afghanistan
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 02, 2010

Front lines

Sebastian Junger gets up close and personal with Restrepo
Sebastian Junger gets up close and personal with Restrepo
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 26, 2010
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Reality bites again

At the tail end of February, for the second consecutive year, I (barely) escaped a late-winter hurricane to enter a Midwestern oasis of grass-fed beef, cheap cigarettes, Johnny Depp impersonators, and some of the finest documentaries you might just see t
Getting a jump on the year in documentaries at True/False
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  April 02, 2010
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Rocky Mountain low

Ever since Steven Soderbergh put what was a grade-Z resort town on the film-business map with sex, lies, and videotape in 1989, the Indies and foreigners essentially hijacked the Oscars.
A little frayed, the Sundance brand endures
By HARLAN JACOBSON  |  February 12, 2010
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They can handle the truth

"We're supposed to show up for our wives and kids in a way that prior generations frankly weren't," says Brookline resident Tom Matlack.
Rugged Writing Dept.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  November 13, 2009


Readers' pick: Place to hear readings

The lifespan of independent bookstores is dwindling, fast.

By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 19, 2007

February 12, 2007


Weekly forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  February 14, 2007

Flashbacks: October 13, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Dan Peleschuk and Ian Sands.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
By FLASHBACKS  |  October 11, 2006