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Sweden's Radio Dept. create musical graffiti

Growing up in the small Swedish town of Björntorp, Johan Duncanson didn't have bright explosions of spray paint on underpasses to remind him that art could exist outside the lines of commercialism. Instead, music, movies, and comic books provided the l
Art for pop's sake
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  February 04, 2011
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Review: Minks | By The Hedge

In part because it sounds an awful lot like the shoegaze and '80s dreampop bands she selects to fill her soundtracks, the debut full-length from Boston-gone-Brooklyn duo Minks floats along like a Sofia Coppola movie - delicate and listless, topped with
Captured Tracks (2011)
By CARRIE BATTAN  |  January 28, 2011

Interview: Sofia Coppola provides direction to Somewhere

Six years before Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win the Oscar for Best Director, Sofia Coppola was the third to be so nominated, for Lost in Translation .
Suite surrender
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 07, 2011

Interview: Sofia Coppola provides direction to Somewhere

Six years before Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win the Oscar for Best Director, Sofia Coppola was the third to be so nominated, for Lost in Translation .
Suite surrender
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 07, 2011
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Review: Somewhere

Sofia Coppola doesn't shy from dipping into the sophomoric, or indulging in the obvious, self-conscious metaphor.
Sofia Coppola is closer than you think
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 31, 2010
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Neo-rococo

Jamaica Plain's Laurel Sparks has become one of our best local abstract painters, as her new collection of bright, fun, juicy, abstracted chandeliers at Howard Yezerski Gallery attests.
Laurel Sparks at Yezerski, plus Julie Miller, Sheila Gallagher, Darren Foote, and Michael Ellis
By GREG COOK  |  February 20, 2009


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Natalie Walker

It’s all soothing, but Walker’s never too sweet.
Urban Angel | Quango
By KEN MICALLEF  |  January 14, 2008
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Amy Winehouse

Let’s hope it wasn’t Amy Winehouse’s last great show.
I Told You I Was Trouble: Live in London | Republic
By BEN WESTHOFF  |  November 27, 2007
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Régime change

As Alfred Hitchcock famously said, cinema is not a slice of life but a slice of cake. Watch the trailer for Marie Antoinette (QuickTime) Fate’s pansy: Another view of Marie Antoinette. By Clea Simon.
Sofia Coppola’s not so sweet Marie
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 20, 2007
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The future of an illusion

When I first realized that movies would, for better or worse, dominate my imagination forever, I really gave no thought to the forces at work creating these transfiguring images on a screen.
Reflections on 40 years spent in the dark
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 15, 2006
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Eternal returns

When film festivals are programmed as extensions of life, not merely celebrations of cinema, commerce, or hype, everybody wins.
The Boston Jewish Film Festival celebrates life as usual
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  October 31, 2006


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Whatchmacallit

Kirsten Dunst: “The movie wasn’t about the sets or the costumes, it was about people and the history of emotions, rather than facts, to me.” Régime change: Sofia Coppola’s not so sweet Marie. By Peter Keough
Coppola, Dunst and Schwartzman explain . . .
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 18, 2006
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Fall back

If you cannot remember the past, so Santayana said, you’re condemned to repeat it. Watch trailers for this fall's new releases.
This season, Hollywood lives in the past
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 13, 2006