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Review: Battle Royale

Review: Battle Royale (2000)

In a not-so-distant future society that has devolved into chaos, Japan's youth run amok, Clockwork Orange –style, and the government has passed an act decreeing that one unruly grade-school class will face off in a battle from which only one will emerg
A not-so-distant future society
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  February 24, 2012
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Staying hardcore in the land of the stripmall

Some of us enter this world prematurely. After peaking on parent-approved science fiction, you find yourself with a pocketful of quarters pedaling your PK Ripper toward the inviting glow of a neon ARCADE sign.
The way we were
By MAX G. MORTON  |  December 02, 2011
Winnie the Pooh review

Review: Winnie the Pooh

If you don't mind paying full price for something so brief, you'll be delighted to find a musically driven film the whole family can enjoy.
Disney dusts off the bear of little brain
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 22, 2011
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Checking out chicks at Charlie's

Hitting on strangers seems to have lost its appeal.
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By KARL STEVENS  |  April 08, 2011

Theater workshop brings Long Creek kids out of their shells

So said the five boys who performed in front of about 50 relatives, teachers, law-enforcement officers, and community members at the Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland last week.
Inside looking out
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 01, 2011
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Living beyond their means?

I'm at Bond on a Thursday night, and it's simmering with testosterone and possibility. Spaghetti-legged cocktail waitresses coo at businessmen. Tables spill forth with bejeweled women speaking too loudly and young couples sipping Champagne. 
The go-go '80s have receded into the oh-no aughties, but not everyone has gotten the memo.
By KARA BASKIN  |  June 19, 2009


Young energy

"I think we had a major impact on the thinking going on in the Legislature," says Rob Brown, executive director of Opportunity Maine, the non-profit that previously focused on keeping young, educated Mainers in the state, which submitted its own energy-
Galvanizing the troops around efficiency
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 22, 2009
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The Fireman | Electric Arguments

This peculiar collaboration between Paul McCartney and electronic producer Youth has now lasted some five years longer than his decade each with the Beatles and Wings.
MPL/ATO (2008)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  November 24, 2008