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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
| 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.
| 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
| June 15, 2012
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.
| 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
| November 18, 2011
"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...
| 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...
| December 09, 2009
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
| 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?
| September 25, 2009
It all started with a simple act of voyeurism. Or did it?
Bumbling farce gives way to existential horror
| 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
| October 16, 2008
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.
| October 15, 2008
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