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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
| February 24, 2012
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
MAX G. MORTON
| December 02, 2011
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
| July 22, 2011
Checking out chicks at Charlie's
Hitting on strangers seems to have lost its appeal.
| 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
| April 01, 2011
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.
| June 19, 2009
"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
| May 22, 2009
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.
| November 24, 2008
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