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Review: Head Games
Legendary documentarian Steve James ( Hoop Dreams ) again turns his camera on the dark side of America's obsession with sports, this time looking at the rash of suicides and dementia linked to concussions.
| October 05, 2012
Thomas McCarthy's game plan for Win Win
As an actor, he usually plays the colorful minor character. Which might explain why when he's a director, Thomas McCarthy's movies feature leading roles that would be bit parts in any Hollywood picture.
Putting up w's
| March 25, 2011
Marwencol and Jafar Panahi star at Boston Society of Film Critics awards
From Boston to Oscar.
Critical Acclaim Dept.
| January 22, 2011
Shedding his skin
A few weeks ago, Boston MC Benny Blanco brought his homeboy J the S a flyer for a sketchy wrestling match in Long Island the next day.
The new J the S is wiser than the old one
| March 26, 2010
Interview: Robert Siegel
As Robert Siegel explores the idea of what happens when reality curb-stomps overblown expectation, it's hard not to feel a visceral twinge of empathy.
On the shoulders of Giants fans
| September 22, 2009
Live Blogging the Oscars 2009
The Boston Phoenix's Chris Faraone and Sara Faith Alterman go blow-for-blow -- and shot for shot -- as the 2009 Academy Awards unfold live. Plus, follow real-time feedback from fellow viewers on our live #Oscars Twitter feed!
Follow the Academy Awards in real time with our #Oscars Twitter feed and talk back live!
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN AND CHRIS FARAONE
| February 24, 2009
OSCAR PREVIEW VIDEO: Mickey Rourke and Sean Penn -- and Mickey's Dog -- thank Boston
Three Amigos: Sean Penn, Mickey Rourke, and Mickey's dog Although the Boston Society of Film Criti...
| February 17, 2009
Despite the bleak scenario, this is Aronofsky's funniest film.
Aronofsky, Rourke make The Wrestler a champ
| December 22, 2008
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