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Review: For Colored Girls

Can a mid-'70s play consisting of 20 monologues delivered by seven women survive the transition to movie screens in 2010? The short answer: not if it's adapted by Tyler Perry.
Tyler Perry turns Ntozake Shange’s “choreopoem” into . . . a Tyler Perry movie.
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 30, 2010
Domestic violence is so hot right now; DC Housewife takes a whoopin'; orange soda: not just for fascists!

Domestic violence is so hot right now; DC Housewife takes a whoopin'; orange soda: not just for fascists!

White House crasher/DC Housewife says Whoopi hit her. Whoopi says she just tapped her without being invited. (Atlantic Wire)  "Love the Way You Lie" video shows...
By webteam  |  August 06, 2010

Lie of the land

In his new film, The Invention of Lying , Ricky Gervais plays Mark Bellison, a pudgy everyman who lives in Anytown in a utopian world where lies don't exist — until he tells one.
Lying liars, and the end of accountability
By MIKE MILIARD  |  October 09, 2009

Interview: Greil Marcus

Greil Marcus on rock-and-roll photography
Rock's critic-in-chief talks rock and roll photography
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 21, 2009

Year in pictures

Imagery 2008
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 24, 2008

Never Say Smile

Could there be anyone cooler to have for a photography teacher than Annie Leibovitz?
Annie Leibovitz highlights her career
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  November 19, 2008


Priorities, rediscovered

Instead of checking into rehab, the actress spoke her mind.
In her first book, actress Debra Winger focuses on home, not Hollywood
By JENNY HALPER  |  June 19, 2008


In “ Kicking and Screaming ,” Adam Reilly did not mention the most critical piece of the party-unity puzzle: the fact that our late-September primary is almost last on the national calendar.
Letters to the Boston editor: September 22, 2006
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  September 20, 2006

Everyone's Hero

There’s plenty of nostalgia in this animated baseball fantasy based on Howard Jonas’s boyhood yarn. Watch the trailer for Everyone's Hero  (QuickTime)
Animates baseball
By TOM MEEK  |  September 13, 2006


Too often those behind the slick 3-D animation spectacles aimed at children imbue them with too much adult humor.
Slick dog tale borrows a little too much adult humor
By TOM MEEK  |  March 01, 2006