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Do me a favor: drive through Malden on a hot summer day and look around.
Or, go out and bang a college kid tonight
| September 03, 2010
China expert sees a nation at the 'shadow-line'
Joseph Conrad wrote of a "shadow-line," an indistinct boundary between youth and adulthood that adolescents awkwardly straddle; one moment there is impressive poise and maturity, and the next, a slip into past boorish, immature behavior.
Across the Globe
| March 19, 2010
Please shut up!
How can we miss you if you won’t go away?
Our salute to a few of the most obnoxious people of the week
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| July 16, 2008
Writer/director Nick Cassavetes ( The Notebook ) adapts the story of teen drug dealer/FBI Most Wanted fugitive Jesse James Hollywood. Watch the trailer for the Alpha Dog (QuickTime)
An odd docu-tabloid hybrid
| January 10, 2007
The Camelot mythography lives on in writer/director Emilio Estevez’s earnest bid for significance, a cliché’d collage portrait of LA’s Ambassador Hotel on June 4, 1968. Watch the trailer for Bobby (QuickTime)
...and everyone else
| November 21, 2006
Flashbacks: October 20, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Ian Sands and Eva Wolchover.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
| October 18, 2006
Good night, Mr. White
Phillipe and Jorge were mightily saddened last week when we learned of the death of longtime friend, confidante, and jokester Doug White right after our deadline.
A fond farewell to a local legend
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| August 23, 2006
Philip K. Dick saw into the future, man, the FUTURE. Scanner brained: Richard Linklater animates Philip K. Dick’s Darkly . By Peter Keough A slacker darkly: Why Dick likes Dick. By Peter Keough
Looking for fidelity to the cyber-punk master
| July 05, 2006
Although your superior correspondents don’t know how many people were sucked in by WBRU’s April Fools’ Day joke, the biggest dupes had to be the newsies at NBC-10.
Channel 10 bites on the bogus ’BRU “sale”
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| April 07, 2006
Basic Instinct 2
It’s been 14 years since Sharon Stone uncrossed her legs in Basic Instinct .
Silly fun for fans of the original
| April 05, 2006
After weeks of tormenting audiences with gems like Failure To Launch and The Shaggy Dog , Hollywood seems ready to shake off the Oscar doldrums and unveil its spring collection.
Hollywood springs back
| March 07, 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
New to DVD for the week of January 3, 2006
Broken Flowers , The Cave , The Gospel , Hustle & Flow , and Wedding Crashers
| January 13, 2006
Broken Flowers, Wedding Crashers, The Gospel, Hustle & Flow , and The Cave.
New to DVD for the week of January 6, 2006
| January 07, 2006
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