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UT Alum Shares Harrowing Story of a Son Lost, Then Found, After the Boston Bombings
Brian Downes’ son and daughter-in-law severely injured in the blast
"...alum Brian Downes’ search for his son after the Boston Marathon bombings...."

April 19, 2013 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Love Letter From a Boston Performance Duo
They Gotta Be Secret Agents deliver a kind, personal note
"...Poste Restante, from Boston-based company They Gotta Be Secret Agents, is a cocktail..."

Dec. 20, 2011 Arts Post by Elizabeth Cobbe

Pwned, or Who Pwns the Boston Red Sox

April 13, 2007 Sports Post by John Hunt

American League/Boston Red Sox Preview

April 3, 2007 Sports Post by John Hunt

Patriots Day
The hunt for the Boston Marathon bombers
"...Patriots Day recounts the horrific bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon, the dramatic manhunt to find the culprits over..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

David Lindsay-Abaire: The Interview
The 'Good People' writer goes back to the old neighborhood
"...writer: the first time he's written about his South Boston neighborhood...."

May 11, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Stronger
The story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman
"...back for good when he showed up at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. He lost both legs..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

The Heat
In his follow-up to Bridesmaids, Paul Feig re-employs Melissa McCarthy and teams her with Sandra Bullock for a comedy about a mismatched law-enforcement duo.
"...mismatched law enforcement pair trying to bring down a Boston drug lord...."

June 28, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Top 10 Sports Retirements 2010
From 'The Big Unit' to 'The Big Hurt'
"...represents the next mountaintop for a multitalented modern day Boston icon...."

Jan. 7, 2011 Sports Post by Russ Espinoza

Blown Away
"...at all. The younger Bridges plays Jimmy Dove, a Boston PD Bomb Squad hotshot who's finally decided to throw..."

July 1, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

It's a Disaster
This dark comedy by UT grad Todd Berger is built around a likable ensemble.
"...David Cross, America Ferrera, Erinn Hayes, Jeff Grace, Rachel Boston, Kevin M. Brennan and Blaise Miller...."

April 19, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

My One and Only
Renée Zellweger stars in this 1950s-set story that's based on George Hamilton's memories of his early years traveling with his mother while she searched for a new husband.
"...convertible with the spoils, and hit the road for Boston with designs on meeting a new husband. After Boston..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Departed
Watching this new film by Scorsese is tantamount to falling in love with the director all over again.
"...director's home base to the not-dissimilar mean streets of Boston, where, to this day, the Irish mobs duke it..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Will Travel for Food
Boston's Austin Grill imports native Austin tastes to Northern climes. Eli Kooris reports as to whether the venture is a success.
"...I was headed off for school, college up in Boston, the first chapter of my adult life, and I..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Food Feature by Eli Kooris

Good Will Hunting
"...a twentysomething kid from the rough-and-tumble neighborhoods of South Boston. By day he works construction with his best friend..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Celtic Pride
"...sports fanatics who are so determined that their beloved Boston Celtics win the championship during the last season the..."

April 26, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Live by Night
Ben Affleck directs and stars in this period gangster drama
"...a reluctant gangster’s rise from stick-up man in Prohibition-era Boston to a rum-runner and unofficial mayor of Tampa, Fla...."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Manchester by the Sea
Casey Affleck shines in this heartfelt drama
"...lives alone in a bleak basement burrow of a Boston apartment building where he’s the on-call custodian. He shovels..."

Dec. 2, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Queer Curator
Getting to know the Blanton's talented curator, Evan Garza
"...at Harvard University, MIT, and The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston...."

April 11, 2016 Qmmunity Post by Dan Gray

Spotlight
This terrific newspaper movie gets all the elements right
"...early 2002 by the “Spotlight” investigative team of The Boston Globe into allegations of the sexual abuse of minors..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Black Mass
Johnny Depp plays the notorious South Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger
"...be for a crime drama about the notorious South Boston gang leader James “Whitey” Bulger, currently serving two consecutive..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Call Me Lucky
Bobcat Goldthwait directs doc about fellow comic Barry Crimmins
"...like wildfire. He was the virtual president of the Boston comedy scene during those years, and comics such as..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

R.I.P.D.
The Rest in Peace Department of undead police officers is joined by a recently slain cop.
"...in the Rest in Peace Department (R.I.P.D.) in present-day Boston, serving out their 100-year hitches as a chance to..."

July 26, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Killing Them Softly
Some great performances punctuate the odd pacing in this adapatation of George V. Higgins' Cogan's Trade, set within the criminal underworld.
"...of Eddie Coyle), Killing Them Softly moves the novel’s Boston locale to New Orleans in 2008, sometime prior to..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Town
Ben Affleck directs, co-writes, and stars in this gripping action-drama about bank robbers.
"...Welliver. Ben Affleck touches down again in his hometown, Boston, for his second time behind the camera, following 2007’s..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Leap Year
From the director of Shopgirl comes this despairing and barely mediocre rom-com starring Amy Adams.
"...Leap Year is a desperately unfunny depiction of a Boston society-girl wannabe who, blanching and distressed in the face..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Next Stop, Wonderland
"...break from their family trade of plumbing. Rich in Boston landmarks, Next Stop, Wonderland is also steeped in Brazilian..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Darien Gap
"...jobless, scamming free meals off Hare Krishnas, trudging around Boston's bohemia shooting video of his layabout friends for a..."

July 11, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

I Hope You're Happy Now
Andrew Bujalski, who wrote 'Funny Ha Ha' in Austin and wrapped it in Boston, on the film's unlikely fate
"...script in Austin in 2000, finished the film in Boston in the spring of 2002, and followed its surprising..."

July 8, 2005 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Pet Sematary
Latest Stephen King adaptation is a pretty good horror film, but nothing more
"...and work, Louis (Clarke) and Rachel (Seimetz) move from Boston to a small town in Maine. Louis hopes that..."

April 5, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

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