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Ty Burr's Gods Like Us
Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr's provocative new book Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame (Pantheon) traces the evolution of screen idols from Florence Lawrence (the Biograph Girl of 1909 — remember?) to Snooki. But he himself had a rou
| October 12, 2012
The hub of film criticism?
In his deep survey, Gerald Peary hardly conceals his opinion that Boston is the epicenter of film criticism.
A peek into the Phoenix archives
| September 04, 2009
“Kael was a presence, a factor in how many of us do our jobs,” argued Salon.com ’s Stephanie Zacharek.
The critics convene at the Coolidge
| October 31, 2007
Thelma and Marty do the Coolidge
It was hard to tell who was more excited about the presence of Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker at the Coolidge Corner Theatre Thursday night.
Schoonmaker and Scorsese in Brookline
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| April 18, 2007
For kids of all ages
In this spineless age of ours, what more rueful sight than a child maneuvering his/her cowed parents to some insulting CGI movie?
Ty Burr, plus Jean-Claude Brisseau
| March 14, 2007
Morrissey Boulevard melancholia
The mood at the Boston Globe has been increasingly dismal since the turn of the millennium.
Amid the latest cutbacks, dejection reigns at the Globe
| January 31, 2007
Famous punks lent their voices to a cartoonish retelling of the bloody ’60s saga.
John Roecker's Live Freaky, Die Freaky does the Manson family
| January 24, 2006
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