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‘The Railway Man’: Incredible true story, even if director isn’t the best conductor

‘The Railway Man’: Incredible true story, even if director isn’t the best conductor

This post-World War II tale is one long therapy session revolving around a struggle with PTSD. Director Jonathan Teplitzky needed to bring a little more nuance.

Clover hopes Thursday CSA signup event mean $500,000 from 500 signups for farms

Clover hopes Thursday CSA signup event mean $500,000 from 500 signups for farms

Clover Food Lab is hosting CSA signups Thursday, putting together locals who want to join a farmshare and reps from six Massachusetts farms.

Conductor Spivakov’s politics draws call for boycott of May Harvard performance

Conductor Spivakov’s politics draws call for boycott of May Harvard performance

A step into politics by Russian violinist and conductor Vladimir Spivakov has drawn protests and a boycott for his stop at Harvard’s Sanders Theatre.

Likely next ‘fast food’ for Kendall Square: Bailey & Sage upscale salads, sandwiches

Likely next ‘fast food’ for Kendall Square: Bailey & Sage upscale salads, sandwiches

Anyone who worried Taco Bells and 99-cent value menus would invade Kendall Square will be relieved – and a bit hungry – to hear the next candidate.

‘Draft Day’: Football flick puts Costner back in play, falls short of his greatest

‘Draft Day’: Football flick puts Costner back in play, falls short of his greatest

The actors are fine, but the drama of the real draft deserves better. Next time producer/director Ivan Reitman should draft a better team of writers.

‘Joe’: Teen’s father figure has problems aplenty in a dark, bloody backwoods

‘Joe’: Teen’s father figure has problems aplenty in a dark, bloody backwoods

This character study leads with a character so all over the road you might never think you know him – and that road is a rough ride.

‘Dom Hemingway’: 12 years in prison makes Dom due for a very good year

‘Dom Hemingway’: 12 years in prison makes Dom due for a very good year

If you always thought Jude Law was a neat, buttoned-down lad, his Cockney gangster in “Dom Hemingway” will change your mind, or maybe break your legs.

‘Under the Skin’: Scarlett Johansson drags us to dark territory of otherworldly novel

‘Under the Skin’: Scarlett Johansson drags us to dark territory of otherworldly novel

Jonathan Glazer purportedly spent nearly a decade trying to bring Michel Faber’s otherworldly novel to the screen. The wait is well worth it.

Once and for all, Disney’s ‘Pirates’ movies aren’t ‘based on a Disney theme park ride’

Once and for all, Disney’s ‘Pirates’ movies aren’t ‘based on a Disney theme park ride’

Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” ride is not the origin of what we saw in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies. So stop saying it.

Professor’s talk has Dickens and Dante, together again, in look at today’s morality

Professor’s talk has Dickens and Dante, together again, in look at today’s morality

The Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts’ free weekend lecture is particularly on point: It explores the moral systems of Dante and Dickens.

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