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The Long-Expected Party comes to Maine unexpectedly

WHAT Bilbo Baggins's eleventy-first birthday party, a/k/a "The Long-Expected Party."
By JACQUELINE LEAHY  |  September 21, 2012

Review: Lola Versus

Will Greta Gerwig ever be in another film in which she doesn't wear ugly underwear? Will there ever be a movie about heartbroken women where they don't find consolation in food?
Bottoming out
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 15, 2012
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Review: Project X

When you start making negative comparisons to films like Porky's , you know a film has problems.
Done before and better
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 02, 2012
Ghost Rider 3D: Spirit of Vengeance

Review: Ghost Rider 3D: Spirit of Vengeance

The filmmakers deliver some gorgeous landscape shots of Asia Minor and leverage the 3D perspective to good effect, but the time between such moments of relief can seem like an eternity of movie hell.
Movie hell
By Tom Meek  |  February 24, 2012

Pretty Things turns 21, in Dog Years

There's something so very Somerville about Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project.
Old enough to drink
By CASSANDRA LANDRY  |  December 02, 2011
Jack D'or & Pretty Things Co. Turn Three

Jack D'or & Pretty Things Co. Turn Three

 There's something so very Somerville about the quintessential big-things-come-in-small-packages Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project. It's infectiously fun and quirky, unpretentious, and like Boston's northern...
By Cassandra Landry  |  November 23, 2011


The ugly side of Providence’s 375th birthday

I do not envy the person assigned with reducing 375 years of Providence history to four words.
By PHILIP EIL  |  October 14, 2011
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Review: The Hedgehog

Eleven-year-old Paloma (Garance Le Guillemic) agrees, and plans to kill herself on her 12th birthday because she doesn't want to end up like the other members of her family — goldfish in a bowl.
Mona Achache's adaptation of Muriel Barbery's best-seller
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 02, 2011