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Review: Contagion

For all the death and panic, this is a relatively quiet film.
The Traffic of viral outbreak movies
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 16, 2011

The new black

When the Theater District's Cure Lounge ejected a group of black Harvard and Yale alums and grad students last month, many saw it as the latest confirmation of Boston's racist core.
Can a new group of leaders help Boston finally shed its reputation as hostile territory for the black professional middle class?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 17, 2010

The velvet rope of prejudice?

Race relations
By G. VALENTINO BALL  |  December 10, 2010

The Cure | Disintegration: Deluxe Edition

Originally released in 1989, Disintegration is not just one of the Cure’s masterpieces — it’s also their commercial peak.
Rhino (2010)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  June 04, 2010

Review: Extraordinary Measures

Most parents would go to great lengths to save a child in peril, but would they find a cure for a terminal disease?
The business of who lives and who dies
By TOM MEEK  |  January 29, 2010

Echo and the Bunnymen | The Fountain

Less dour than the Cure but more somber than New Order, with a thorny mix of sadness and sunshine, Liverpudlian gloom-pop masters Echo & the Bunnymen were far weirder than they get credit for being.
Ocean Rain (2009)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 13, 2009


Westward ho!

Forgot those rabid right-wingers with their hateful teabags — Coachella had the range, and the machinery for change, and the spiritual thirst. Oh and Leonard Cohen.
The Phoenix survives Coachella
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  May 01, 2009

The Cure | 4:13 Dream

Even with a dozen records behind him, Smith, when he puts his mind to it, remains a master at crafting concise masterpieces of bouncy pop majesty.
Geffen (2008)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 11, 2008

Monday, we're in love

Witnessing the Cure was like an inexplicably uplifting trip through a never-ending black hole.
The Cure, Agannis Arena, May 12, 2008
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 19, 2008
Fletcher interviews Robert Smith of The Cure

Fletcher interviews Robert Smith of The Cure

 I had the chance to sit down and have a beer with the legendary Robert Smith before The Cure played Agganis Arena.  We talked about...
By Fletcher  |  May 15, 2008
Pop Trash, Robert Smith and WTF

Pop Trash, Robert Smith and WTF

Fletcher takes out the Pop Trash and interviews Robert Smith of The Cure. We also check the WTF Line, which is (781) 595-1017. Put our...
By Charlie  |  May 13, 2008