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Film Review: Double Trouble

Review: Double Trouble

David Chang's inept martial arts comedy confirms the genius of Jackie Chan.
Inept martial arts comedy
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012

Signs of the Times

Regarding "A Walk on the Wild Side" , about the "Boston Combat Zone: 1969–1978" exhibit at the Howard Yezerski Gallery: the complete Naked i sign is owned by neon collector Dave Waller, who lent the Yezerski one section of it.
Letters to the Boston editor, March 5, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 05, 2010
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Review: Formosa Betrayed

Had Adam Kane's Formosa Betrayed come out 25 years ago, it might have been an eye-opening exposé.
Newsflash: All was not rosy during the Reagan years
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 26, 2010
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Delay of game

Splinter Cell: Conviction , BioShock 2 , Heavy Rain — these are just some of the eagerly awaited titles that won't be coming to your video-game console this fall.
With some big names shelved, 10 releases to watch for this fall
By MITCH KRPATA  |  September 18, 2009
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My year in food

The 2008 Dining Awards 
The 2008 Dining Awards 
By BY ROBERT NADEAU  |  December 23, 2008

One sings, one doesn’t

This year, at least one element in “Boston Film Festival” is no longer true.
The BFF has little to celebrate; the HFA has ‘Edward Yang’
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 10, 2008


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Jo Jo Taipei

The contemporary cuisine of Taiwan, for its part, is influenced by Chinese, Spanish, Dutch, and Japanese colonists.
Seldom enjoyed; thoroughly enjoyable
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  August 06, 2008
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Wisteria House

As one of Boston’s first Taiwan-style restaurants, Wisteria House had a 10-year run on Newbury Street. It has now moved its operations to Cambridge.
Newbury Street’s loss is Cambridge’s gain
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  June 25, 2008
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Normandy calling

The last time I saw Paris, it certainly wasn’t in a film by Bruno Dumont.
Bruno Dumont’s Flandres, plus Edward Yang
By GERALD PEARY  |  July 18, 2007
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America Blows

The United States of America is a nation with a proud history.
Since George W. Bush took office, the United States has sunk to unprecedented lows in sports and pop-culture domination
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 29, 2007
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Far out

Carol Abbe sat very still on the international flight taking her from Beirut to Taipei.
As the war escalates, a onetime hippie chick reflects on the groovy time she spent in Afghanistan and Iran in the late ’60s
By LAUREN WOLFE  |  May 04, 2007


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Editors' picks: City life

Spogga, Figments, Teamworks, and more.
Best uses for dead trees, best old-fashioned spoken word, best place to realize you have no game, and more
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 17, 2007
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Dubfire

Those who saw Dubfire in Boston last September will be surprised by the sound of these two sets.
Taipei | Global Underground
By MICHAEL FREEDBERG  |  March 27, 2007
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Triple ploy

Of the world’s great directors, Taiwan’s Hou Hsiao-Hsien is one of the most obscure.
Hou Hsiao-Hsien does it Three Times  
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 28, 2006