Perhaps the best way to review this wild satiric film is to get inside the head of Borat, the lead character: Jagshemash! Borat number one in U. S. and A. box office! High Five! Ingredients for make good movie, show [...]
Those looking to expand their horizons on art and narrative should make the time for “Cleophas and His Own: A North Atlantic Tragedy,” a very (nearly three hours) long but equally rewarding debut from director Michael Maglaras, who also stars [...]
“The Children’s Hospital” by Chris Adrian. (McSweeney’s) By Adrienne LaFrance Chris Adrian looks familiar because he looks ordinary. Dressed simply in khakis and a wrinkled, white Oxford shirt, he speaks just loudly enough to be heard and smiles only with [...]
Going to Pieces,” a new made-for-cable documentary (which airs this Halloween on Starz at 11:00 p.m.), charts the history of slasher films. The film starts off strong, but falls apart once the initial shock value of cinematic cut-and-slash overkill wears [...]
A new novel focuses on the plight of a young deaf woman who is trying to track down a man who stole her identity.
Karole Armitage, once known as a “punk ballerina,” brings her dance troupe to the Berkshires.
This final ArtsCast features the conclusion of our series examining Boston at the cultural crossroads. Bill Marx speaks with Maureen Dezell who has written for the arts in various publications including the Boston Globe and the Phoenix and you have [...]
Journalist Amy Sutherland delves into everyday life at the world’s premier school for exotic animal trainers.
In the past several podcasts, ArtCast has explored the competitive nature of cultural tourism in America today, focusing on how Boston has much to learn from Philadelphia, which is investing in new ways to bring more visitors into the city. [...]
By Adrienne LaFrance, Regardless of your political affiliation, you have to admit that it’s good to see Al Gore beardless and moving on with his life, six years after the 2000 presidential election. Gore is pursuing what he’s called his [...]