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Review: Frankenweenie

Death becomes Tim Burton, whose best films feature corpses or the undead.
Shaggy dog story
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 05, 2012

Does Portland desire a streetcar?

Imagine hopping onto a streetcar downtown and being whisked in the direction of your home, whether that be on the East End or in an off-peninsula neighborhood.
Transit Alternatives  
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 14, 2012

Car-free in deep rural Maine?

About 140 miles north of Portland you'll find Dover-Foxcroft. With a population of 4200, it's the largest town in the state's most sparsely populated county.
Strung-Together Ideas Dept.
By SARA ANNE DONNELLY  |  July 27, 2012

Serengeti | C.A.R.

The wondrous character rapper Serengeti is a study in the disparity between the real life a rapper lives and that of his escapist fantasy.
Anticon (2012)
By DAN WEISS  |  July 27, 2012

11 years on, Levier death echoes through Maine’s deaf community

On March 16, 2001, James Levier, a deaf man, took a deer rifle to the Shop and Save parking lot in Scarborough.
Political Suicide
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  March 16, 2012

Dog daze

Letters to the Boston editors, March 9, 2012.
Letters to the Boston editors, March 9, 2012
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 09, 2012

Little Rock 3

Review: Littlerock(1)

Two young Japanese tourists, siblings Rintaro (Rintaro Sawamoto) and Atsuko (Atsuko Okatsuka), get stranded when their car breaks down in the California backwater of the title.
Altogether original
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 07, 2011
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On the road with the director of Bellflower

If you didn't think it was possible to get some stares from jaded onlookers here in the streets of Boston, you haven't been strapped into Medusa, a heavily modified '72 Buick Skylark equipped with a massive silver engine sprouting through its hood, a PA
Big wheels
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 09, 2011