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Coward's 'Private Lives' roars again
It wouldn't be a stretch to call Noël Coward's 1930 Private Lives the funniest play of the 20th century.
| June 08, 2012
Review: The Darkness II
Have you ever felt a rage so powerful and consuming that it seemed to be operating under its own control? That's the Darkness.
The heart of the matter
| February 17, 2012
A new Gardner, plus landscapes, performance art, and RAD
Greater Boston's art-museum building boom continues with the debut of an expanded Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in January.
| December 30, 2011
Review: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Unfortunately, Fincher doesn't add much to Niels Arden Oplev's Swedish version: more Googling and plot-compressing montages and an altered but still convoluted ending.
Flamboyantly grisly sex crimes
| December 23, 2011
This is one sequel superior to the original — if the original were Butch and Sundance: The Early Days .
Mateo Gil's prequel to Butch and Cassidy's tale
| October 14, 2011
Review: Straw Dogs
Remaking, polishing, and in effect housebreaking what should've remained untamed and feral, Rod Lurie's new version of the Peckinpah classic follows the original's story beats closely, and so the devil is in the details.
Rod Lurie's new version of the Peckinpah classic
| September 23, 2011
Review: Fright Night
Set in the sun-bleached city of sin, Las Vegas — where many of the strip's denizens are already dead inside — Fright Night plays upon elements of darkness and indulgence.
Friendly neighborhood vampire
| August 19, 2011
Review: The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Star Wars came out the year after Nicolas Roeg's enigmatic sci-fi film (re-released now in an uncut version), and after that no studio was likely to make anything similar again, nor would many audiences have the patience to watch it.
Nicolas Roeg's enigmatic sci-fi film
| August 12, 2011
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