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Time check

It's a good time for time-travel movies. Looper opens this week, joining Midnight in Paris , Men in Black 3 , The Sound of My Voice , and others as recent examples.
A timeline of time-travel movies
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 28, 2012

Rian Johnson's mind-bending Looper

It takes some concentration to follow a plot where flashbacks are flash-forwards and vice versa. Or both. And sometimes flash-sideways.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 28, 2012

Review: Safety Not Guaranteed

For a generation weary of Zooey Deschanel's manic pixie and of staring down a future of student loans and dreary internships, Aubrey Plaza, the deadpan alt-comic who could have stepped out of the pages of Ghost World, may be the next dream girl.
An act of nostalgia
By ANN LEWINSON  |  June 15, 2012
ShortTake: Men In Black 3

Review: Men In Black 3

Griffin (Michael Stuhlbarg), a fifth dimensional alien, can see the infinite possibilities each moment possesses and the infinite contingencies that caused it to happen.
Infinite possiblities
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 25, 2012

Photos: Time Travel Night at Machine

Past was present and the future was, well, spangly and silver, at Machine's Time Travel Night, November 11, 2011.
Machine | November 11, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  November 18, 2011
"Making History on the Common"

"Making History on the Common"

Start off your work week by taking a trip back. And we're talking waaaay back - before the endless construction, before the Menino Administration, before...
By webteam  |  June 01, 2010

PODCAST: Gregory Mone, "The Truth About Santa: Wormholes, Robots, and What Really Happens on Christmas Eve" [MP3]

The Truth About Santa author Gregory Mone speaks at Google's Boston headquartersPlenty of authoritative geeks have weighed in on Christmas and its patron saint of...
By Shaula Clark  |  December 09, 2009

Camera crazy

With a large number of new entrants, and several returning filmmakers, the fourth annual Portland Phoenix Maine Short Film Festival was a rousing success.
Local filmmakers show off their talents in our fourth Short-Film Festival
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 27, 2009

Review: Darkest of Days

In Darkest of Days you play as Alexander Morris, a soldier fresh from Little Big Horn. Right after you get nailed with some feather-tipped arrows, KronoteK rushes in to “save” you. There's a catch, though: you then go to work for KronoteK. 
Time travel's last stand?
By MADDY MYERS  |  September 25, 2009

Review: Timecrimes

It all started with a simple act of voyeurism. Or did it?
Bumbling farce gives way to existential horror
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 20, 2009

The road not yet traveled

In 1916, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity.  
A layman's guide to the science of time travel
By MIKE MILIARD  |  October 16, 2008


Space cowboy

Ronald Mallett wanted to build a time machine.
For more than 50 years, UConn physics professor Ronald Mallett had a secret. Now that it's out, we may be one step closer to traveling back in time.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  October 15, 2008