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Review: Robin Hood (2010)

The more the merrier? Hardly.
“And so the legend begins . . . ”
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 14, 2010

Fabulous flicks

Our third short-film festival crowns all new winners
A new crop of local entrants, including a professional filmmaker, won awards at the third annual Portland Phoenix Maine Short Film Festival, which turned out to be the most competitive ever ... and the most fun!
By JEFF INGLIS  |  November 21, 2008

Tax evasion

There is such a thing as a stupid question
There is such a thing as a stupid question
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 29, 2008

He ain't heavy — well, maybe a little bit

Performance art
For Armen Moradians's "100 Carry Project," he plans to carry 100 people — one by one, piggy-back style — along a two-mile route through downtown Portland.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  June 25, 2008

Crossword: ''Fools on film''

All is not as it seems
All is not as it seems
By MATT JONES  |  June 11, 2008

Jackson's sweet dream

Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign
This article originally appeared in the March 4, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
By SCOT LEHIGH  |  March 07, 2008

Going underground

The hidden quality of the Providence art scene is a big part of what sets it apart
The project in which Michael Townsend and seven collaborators created a secret apartment at Providence Place began as an adventure in which four friends tried to live in the mall for a week.
By GREG COOK  |  October 10, 2007

Touched by grace

Andre Dubus’s unending gifts
This, around November, when New England’s bones start to show — and I realized my heart was beating faster. The story had quickened my pulse.
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  October 01, 2007

Crossword: 'The Final Kurtin'''

I Vonnegut serious this week and remember a literary giant.
I Vonnegut serious this week and remember a literary giant.
By MATT JONES  |  May 02, 2007

For kids of all ages

Ty Burr, plus Jean-Claude Brisseau
In this spineless age of ours, what more rueful sight than a child maneuvering his/her cowed parents to some insulting CGI movie?
By GERALD PEARY  |  March 14, 2007

Damned good

Levine’s Berlioz and Wuorinen, Garrick Ohlsson’s Beethoven, the Borromeo’s Shostakovich, the Alloy’s Eagle
James Levine returned from his winter break with one of the most thrilling BSO concerts of his tenure: Berlioz’s “dramatic legend,” La damnation de Faust.
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  February 20, 2007

Budget math

Who gets the short end in RI's politics of the rich and poor?
Here’s an example of Bad Robin Hood busy at work robbing the poor and giving to the rich.
By BRIAN C. JONES  |  February 07, 2007


Will have you gasping for air
A bunch of fit, freewheeling twentysomethings stray off the beaten path in search of a hedonistic paradise and wind up in Hell. Watch the trailer for Turistas  (QuickTime)
By TOM MEEK  |  December 06, 2006

The song whisperer

Green Gartside revives Scritti Politti
This is an album that you lean into, as if receiving a happy confidence.
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  August 23, 2006

Flashbacks: August 4, 2006

The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.  
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Sam MacLaughlin and Hannah Van Susteren.
By EDITORIAL  |  August 02, 2006
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Populist coffee + gelato
At The Others in Monument Square, you can get lefty coffee from a stockbroker dressed in business-casual, or cool off in summer’s heat with a gelato.
By JOSH SCHLESINGER  |  June 21, 2006

Revival meeting

Music, T-shirts, and other matters of life and death in post-Katrina New Orleans
Everywhere you looked during the first weekend of the 37th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the big theme was, of course, recovery.
By JON GARELICK  |  May 10, 2006

Politics as usual?

Or will Hollywood cover the issues in 2006?
Conspiracy, corruption, catastrophe — politics and world events sure can be exciting. Even the mainstream news is taking an interest.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 26, 2006

Tristan & Isolde

Everything you expect from a mainstream adaptation of an ancient legend is here: grand vistas, mist and blood, brooding romantic score, PG-rated nude lovemaking.
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 14, 2006

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