There’s so much to like in “Spectre,” and it entertains throughout, but Bond is known for cool hyperbole and topping itself. Here director Sam Mendes has the iconic character just aping his turn in “Skyfall.”
A citywide development master plan got its $3.3 million in funding Monday, after a two-week delay brought on by a skeptical, cost-conscious city councillor and a roundtable discussion in which city staff tried to allay his concerns.
Sudden, surprise concerns that the cost of a nascent citywide development master plan would balloon to $6 million got a pair of answers Monday at a roundtable meeting: The price was set, and the end result was more important than the price tag.
Typically in survival films we are shown the worst of humanity, but “The Martian” is an unabashed crowdpleaser based on great source material and gifted with one of the most dynamic casts of the year.
“Black Mass,” the long-awaited cinematic tale of Boston’s own public enemy No. 1 – mobster Whitey Bulger – is a mixed bag, full of diamonds in the rough. In crime terms, it’s a routine hit on a midlevel bagman, but carried out with gusto and flourish.
After “The Last Airbender” (2010) and “After Earth” (2013), films that did not see the north side of a 5 user rating on IMDB (out of 10), one might have thought M. Night Shyamalan done. “The Visit,” Shyamalan’s latest, is a minor rebound.
Police are investigating the non-fatal stabbing of a resident Sunday at Jackson Place and on Monday saw the arraignment of a Bedford man on charges of a indecent assault and battery and resulting attack with scissors.
A team led by Utile Architecture + Planning has been selected for the Cambridge citywide planning project, city officials said Friday.
With Meryl Streep onstage, a script by Diablo Cody and direction by Jonathan Demme of “Stop Making Sense,” this is a film with a little bit of everything that somehow comes out sounding and feeling just right.
Three teams competing for Cambridge’s Citywide Planning contract presented and took public questions Monday, with Utile, the third team to present, the clear crowd-pleaser. A decision is expected in August.