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Review: The Three Stooges
The Farrelly Brothers' Three Stooges pastiche, while not poifect, is funny and faithful, recreating slap-shtick (and sound effects!) and adding sharp one-liners.
Funny and faithful
| April 20, 2012
The blockbusters bloom early in 2012
In keeping with the winter that never was, summer comes early this year — on movie screens, at least, if not meteorologically — with the big blockbusters that usually wait until Memorial Day now appearing in March.
Springboard to summer
| March 02, 2012
Interview with the Farrelly Brothers
One could chronicle the film career of Peter and Bobby Farrelly by listing their most disgusting moments, the scenes that would compel the most hardened...
| February 19, 2011
Phillipe and Jorge have just returned from a research trip to Myrtle Beach, SC.
Fear and loathing in Myrtle Beach. Plus, media overkill and jockularity
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| May 21, 2010
Further thoughts on all things Stooge
Your superior correspondents were tempted to invoke the old cliché, “Great minds think alike.”
Great minds working overtime. Plus, honoring ink-stained wretches, and fond farewells
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| May 14, 2010
The bay of Ephesus laps Collins Avenue in Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's Latin-tinged, frisky if over-frenetic The Comedy of Errors (at the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common through August 16). It is not across sands of subtlety but through a sp
The Comedy of Errors on Boston Common
| August 14, 2009
Abnormal encounter of the suds kind
What better place to show off your new brand of beer, Three Stooges, than at the annual Stooges convention in California? That's exactly what Dewey Parsons was doing recently when word came that the convention had to close early to allow a certain VIP t
| July 03, 2009
The wild bunch
| March 04, 2009
The kult of Al Kaprielian
It's the coldest day of the winter so far and Al Kaprielian is excited.
| February 04, 2009
Vintage mirth and vintage laughter
Coward is said to have written the play in three days, in the wake of a nerve-racking weekend at the country home of American actress Laurette Taylor and her British-playwright husband.
Hay Fever at the Publick; A Flea in Her Ear in Williamstown
| August 04, 2008
Visions from Lilliput
In a sense, every successful portmanteau word represents a narrow escape.
The rise of the minisode
| July 28, 2008
The recommendations of several friends for a seafood eatery caught my attention with their descriptions of thin-battered fish and chips.
Friendly prices and high quality
| January 16, 2008
Another “Festival of Films from Iran” opens at the Museum of Fine Arts, and the Bush Administration still hasn’t started bombing Tehran.
Bridging it at the ‘Festival of Films from Iran’
| November 07, 2007
What lies beneath
Rife with prostitution, espionage, booze, and murder, Portsmouth once supported a rich red-light culture in the shadows of its refinery.
Exploring Portsmouth's Underbelly
| May 30, 2007
Although there are references along the way to such disparate films as Planet of the Apes and Midnight Cowboy — not to mention his own Braveheart and The Passion of the Christ — Apocalypto reveals that Mel Gibson’s chief inspirations are chil
Chaos with a Stooge twist
| February 20, 2007
When Tom Stoppard unleashed Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead on the London stage in 1966, he put the play back into plays.
Tom Stoppard ponders this mortal coil
| February 07, 2007
The announcement, two weeks ago, that Clover Studio was closing up shop came as a surprise to those of us who had played and loved Okami .
God Hand is a developer’s last laugh
| October 23, 2006
Bard or beard — that is the question.
The Beard of Avon at the Publick; Happy Days at Gloucester
| July 11, 2006
When GG Allin’s prolonged and ordurous interrogation of his own existence ended at last in June 1993, when punk rock’s abuser-in-chief finally exited the reeking stage via the trapdoor of an overdose, the informed consensus was . . . well, that’s that
The lost gospel of GG Allin
| April 28, 2006
Love and war
Shakespeare might have subtitled All’s Well That Ends Well (presented by Actors’ Shakespeare Project at Cambridge Family YMCA Theater through May 14) Smart Women, Foolish Choices .
All’s Well That Ends Well ; The Man Who ; Boots on the Ground
| April 25, 2006
It’s April, supposedly the cruelest month, but after a winter that seemed like 150 days of March, how bad can it be?
2006: A first-quarter scorecard
| April 05, 2006
Weekly forecast: March 17, 2006
Dawn at the equinox is the “magic time.”
This week's forecast
| March 15, 2006
Flashbacks, February 3, 2006
This week in history, from the pages of the Boston Phoenix
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966. These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Ian Sands.
| February 02, 2006
Now is the winter of our discontent. That last heating bill nearly caused a coronary, and this month’s will only be worse.
Free booze! Free books! Free movies! Free iPods! A guide to getting something for nothing
| January 18, 2006
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