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Cabin in the Woods, no typical horror flick

Cabin in the Woods, no typical horror flick

April 18, 2012

Laura Mahony  Journal Staff The Cabin in the Woods, directed and co-written by Drew Goddard, and co-written by Joss Whedon, is anything but typical... in a good way. Starring Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchinson, Franz Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, and Si...

Your Week: Arts, Clubs, Culture

Your Week: Arts, Clubs, Culture

Angela Bray

April 11, 2012

This week's nightlife, theater, art, film, and music highlights. Read More »

Titanic 3D brings classic to new light

Titanic 3D brings classic to new light

April 11, 2012

Laura Mahony  Journal Staff James Cameron’s 1997 Titanic was a masterpiece in itself, but is now taken to a new level in 3D form. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, Titanic has been a box office hit, as well as a classic in our hearts since the day it was released in 1997. A great, m...

Shenanigans in Holliston

David Frederick

April 11, 2012

While watching a sitcom, have you ever wondered why there isn’t outlandish violence, crude humor and endless horror film references? If so, your search is over, as filmmaker Adam Green (known for his Hatchet slasher films, the chilling thriller Frozen, and shorts on his production studio site, Arie...

‘Bully’ captures real-life issues

April 11, 2012

Laura Mahony  Journal Staff   With passion as an essential to a great film, in social documentaries, it is the glue binding the powerful message to make it captivating to the audience. This sense of passion is present in every second of Lee Hirsch’s Bully. Not only is it intensely moving...

Together: electronic music, art, tech fest

Together: electronic music, art, tech fest

Ally Thibault

March 28, 2012

Get ready for a week jam-packed with electronic music, art and technology as the third annual Together Festival descends on Boston. With seven afternoons packed with tech demos and panel talks and nights showcasing impressive electronic dance music (EDM) artists and performances, Together has coordina...

21 Jump Street is funny, not gross

21 Jump Street is funny, not  gross

March 28, 2012

Ally Johnson  Journal Staff 21 Jump Street is full of surprises. Number one: it isn’t all gross-out humor. Number two: Channing Tatum can act and be funny. Number three: this movie is genuinely funny beginning to end and not all of the jokes are stuffed into the trailer. Read More »...

The Odds are in Hunger Games’ Favor

The Odds are in Hunger Games’ Favor

March 28, 2012

 Brian Holak  Journal Staff The lobby of the AMC Lowes at Boston Common was full with eager fans at 9:30 p.m. last Thursday, waiting for the midnight release of The Hunger Games. The fans arriving early to the premiere, many of them donning various merch or costumes, was a testament to the power of ...

‘The Help:’ beautifully presented, unrealistically told

‘The Help:’ beautifully presented, unrealistically told

March 20, 2012

Laura Mahony  Journal Contributor The Help, written and directed by Tate Taylor, stars Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Alison Janney, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Jessica Chastain. Based on the novel of the same name by Kathryn Stockett, the story follows the lives of two Jackson, Mississip...

‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home’

‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home’

March 20, 2012

Ally Johnson  Journal Staff   Jeff, Who Lives at Home is one of those quiet films. It refuses to hit you over the head with a theme or meaning. It’s a film that purposely spends the entirety of its time searching for its point. It doesn’t meander through its plot, it isn’t distract...

The Journal takes on the Oscars

The Journal takes on the Oscars

February 29, 2012

What our staff has to say.       Read More »

Brunett doesn’t cut it with ‘Gone’

Brunett doesn’t cut it with ‘Gone’

February 28, 2012

Meagan Kennelly  Journal Staff A lot can be done with a mind-bending plot line putting the audience in suspense, trying to figure out whether the main character should be suing the Oregon police department for negligence or checking herself into an insane asylum.  Unfortunately though, writer A...

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