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Review: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

As vampire/teen heartthrob Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) embraces his bride, Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), for the first time since she died (and awoke as a new member of the bloodsucking Cullen clan) while giving birth to the rapidly aging Renesmee

By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 23, 2012

Ten fall film releases

Unlike his debut feature, In Bruges, the title of prolific playwright and filmmaker Martin McDonagh's hilarious, ingenious, and sneakily profound second movie, Seven Psychopaths, gives you a good idea of what you're in for.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 21, 2012

Young Adulteration

In the late 1980s, when I was nine or 10, my mom bought me my own copy of A First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy: What Our Children Need To Know .
Kid lit, cultural literacy, and the rise of books that are fun to read
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  September 23, 2011

The 32 most anticipated films of fall

You can go home again, at least in this fall's movies. Just don't expect the home you return to or the family you end up with to resemble the traditional kind.
From Twilight to Paranormal Activity 3 , this season Hollywood focuses on families
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 16, 2011
Peter Murhpy new album Ninth

Peter Murphy | Ninth

 It used to be that casual music fans knew Peter Murphy only as the singer of Bauhaus's archetypal goth piece "Bela Lugosi's Dead." Times change, even for the undead, and since Murphy appeared in last year's Twilight Saga: Eclipse as the Cold One (a vam
Nettwerk (2011)
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  July 01, 2011
New Age appropriate

New Age appropriate

When some people find inner peace, they can't help but express it outwardly. You know the types: the gal in the neighboring cube, perhaps, who...
By Stuff Boston  |  June 27, 2011

Breakfast Show Intern Eddie Cullen [PHOTO]

Breakfast Show Intern Eddie Cullen [PHOTO]

This week we welcomed a new intern to The Breakfast Show. His name is Dave, and we don't really know him that well but he...
By FNXAdmin  |  February 16, 2011

Make It So: 7 of the geekiest sex toys ever made (NSFW)

It's a common misconception that nerds don't have sex. On the contrary. Nerds have more sex, and weirder sex, than you're having.
To boldly go
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  February 11, 2011

Review: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

How are the kids going to take to preachy C.S. Lewis after the pagan Harry Potter and the titillating Twilight ?
Kind of like looking for the Horcruxes in The Deathly Hallows , only less fun
By  |  December 10, 2010

Review: Welcome To The Rileys

It seemed that Kristen Stewart might be expanding her range with her roles in The Runaways and Adventureland .
Almost as embarrassing as Black Snake Moan
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 29, 2010

Where Maine reads

Perhaps the most exciting part of my day working at Longfellow Books was The Spider Incident, which involved said arachnid emerging from a potted plant around 10:30 am to terrorize staff members and scurry, unscathed, underneath a shelf.
A decade into Portland's indie-bookstore movement, brick-and-mortar shops are holding their own
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 01, 2010

PHOTOS: "Fashionably Late" at the Liberty Hotel

PHOTOS: "Fashionably Late" at the Liberty Hotel

If you read our report on "Fashionably Late," you already know how the Liberty Hotel was awash in flannel blouses, neon frocks, and "hooded, tribal-printed,...
By Stuff Boston  |  September 24, 2010
Fashionably Late with the New Society at the Liberty Hotel

Fashionably Late with the New Society at the Liberty Hotel

See our entire "Fashionably Late" gallery here. Though entitled "Fashionably Late," last night's festivities marking the first leg of Boston Fashion Week began promptly. Guests...
By Marianna Faynshteyn  |  September 24, 2010

Review: Suck

This blood-soaked camp-fest monopolizes on the media-dominating vampire craze, delivering a none-too-subtle jab to the music industry at the same time.
Alice Cooper, Moby, and Iggy Pop walk into a bar ...
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  September 03, 2010

Review: Vampires Suck

After burping out a series of noxious spoofs from Date Movie to Epic Movie to Meet the Spartans , Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer might, you'd hope, be ready to return to the Comedy Central kind of humor seen in Scary Movie .
And so does this movie.
By ZAK JASON  |  August 27, 2010

Craptastic Book Club

How to tell if you're suffering from tweengeria.
Big Fat Whale
By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  August 13, 2010

Culture club

Culture club

So maybe this wasn't the summer you got to stroll through the markets of Marrakech or browse the bazaars in Tanzania. Dude . . ....
By Amy Gallo  |  July 26, 2010

Review: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

No matter how many books she sells, no matter how many billions the movies make, no matter what significance her huge success has for the future of Western culture, there's no excuse for Stephenie Meyer's terrible writing.
Blood simpletons: Eclipse needs a transfusion
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 02, 2010
Suburbia sucks...your blood: ABC's "The Gates" cashes in on vampire-mania

Suburbia sucks...your blood: ABC's "The Gates" cashes in on vampire-mania

ABC had "Lost." ABC has the insanely (and inexplicably) popular "Dancing With the Stars." ABC has the very funny (and hopefully long-running) "Modern Family." The...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  July 01, 2010

Viral bloodsuckers for the summer

It might require you to buy a bigger beach tote, but there's no doubt that summer's must-read is Justin Cronin's The Passage , a hulking 766-page epic that traces the genesis and fallout of apocalyptic viral vampirism.
Could The Passage be the best vampire novel?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 18, 2010
Last Airbender fans: win a free Flipcam!

Last Airbender fans: win a free Flipcam!

Not only do these tiny Airbender video cameras look cool, they're also stocked with exclusive footage. Comment on our Facebook post and tell us which Airbender element...
By Maddy Myers  |  June 17, 2010

Get Seen: Josefina, Alison, Danielle, Lindsay

Get Seen: Josefina, Alison, Danielle, Lindsay

... AT TWILIGHT'S CLOSET RAID FOR CHARITY TO BENEFIT WOMEN FOR WOMEN AT WOMEN INTERNATIONAL Josefina Wehlin, district manager for American Eagle OutfittersWe spotted her...
By Stuff Boston  |  May 31, 2010
Style Solstice: Local Style Experts Break Down Their Favorite Summertime Trends

Style Solstice: Local Style Experts Break Down Their Favorite Summertime Trends

  Ah, summer. For Bostonians, it's the time of year that makes those insufferable winter months - well, sufferable. Once we've left hibernation mode behind,...
By Scott Kearnan  |  May 31, 2010

Voodoo economics

To paraphrase The Communist Manifesto , a specter is haunting Hollywood. Actually, two of them: zombies and vampires. The undead.
What vampire and zombie movies can tell us about the future of capitalism
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 21, 2010

Interview: Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning may be just 16 years old, but already she’s built a body of work that shames some starlets twice her age.
Runaway talent
By BRETT MICHEL  |  April 16, 2010

Heroine chic

One of the more satisfying moments in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) occurs when 13-year-old Hermione (Emma Watson) unloads a right hook that staggers the villainous Malfoy. “That felt good,” she says, pleased with herself. “Not good,”
Hollywood cashes in on girl power
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 09, 2010


Review: Remember Me

Director Allen Coulter bites off more than he can chew in this rote romantic drama.
Robert Pattinson trades his fangs for James Dean's cool
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 12, 2010

Review: The Yellow Handkerchief

Like Tony Orlando & Dawn's 1973 #1 single, "Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'Round the Old Oak Tree," Udayan Prasad's Southern-fried sudser descends from a 1971 column Pete Hamill penned for the New York Post .
William Hurt and his killer ex-con ’stache give you something to brood about
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 12, 2010

Big Fat Valentines 2010

Be my porno
Big Fat Whale
By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  February 05, 2010

Blu Christmas . . . without DVD

Ah, yes: the most wonderful time of the year, tinged with muddy snow and the creeping darkness of our most recent Depression.
Kick your films into hi-def this season with those other shiny silver discs
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 11, 2009