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Tom Holland stars as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Columbia Pictures SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME. © 2012 Sony Pictures Digital Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Review: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ brings the beloved superhero back to his roots

Karissa Korman, deputy lifestyle editor January 4, 2022

The third and final act of Marvel Studios’ web-slinging superhero series, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is the picture of Marvel at its best.  Fresh off Disney and Sony Pictures’ custody battle...

Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana in SPENCER. Courtesy of NEON via epk.tv

Review: ‘Spencer’ reveals the damsel in damnation behind Princess Diana’s exterior

Karissa Korman, deputy lifestyle editor December 16, 2021

Content warning: Discussion of suicide, self-harm and eating disorders. “Spencer” is a fraught 1990s family Christmas film, a love story of maternal devotion, a ghost story set in haunted houses...

“A Christmas Story: The Musical” is an earnest and fanciful adaptation of the 1983 film thats sure to put anyone into the holiday spirit. Photo courtesy John Vitti.

“A Christmas Story: The Musical” marries holiday cheer with high-energy daydreams

Marta Hill, editor-in-chief December 11, 2021

“A Christmas Story: The Musical” is an earnest and fanciful adaptation of the 1983 film of the same name that's sure to put anyone, even a college student in the midst of finals, into the holiday spirit....

“The Nutcracker” marks Boston Ballet’s triumphant return to the Citizens Bank Opera House.

Review: Boston Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ provides welcome escape into childhood fantasy

Clara McCourt, managing editor December 8, 2021

Boston Ballet’s newest production of “The Nutcracker,” which runs at the Citizens Bank Opera House until Dec. 26, is an enormous feat of skill that brings new light to the holiday classic. The...

Love Hard. (L to R) Darren Barnet as Tag and Jimmy O. Yang as Josh Lin in Love Hard. Photo Credit: Bettina Strauss/Netflix © 2021

Review: ‘Love Hard’ shows the problem with ‘colorblind’ rom-coms

Juliana George, news correspondent December 8, 2021

It’s December, which means that the weather is getting worse, grocery stores are playing Michael Bublé on a never-ending loop and a fresh onslaught of formulaic Christmas-themed romantic comedies is...

Jeremy T. Thomas and Keri Russell in the film ANTLERS. Photo by Kimberley French. © 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved

Review: ‘Antlers’ is a creature flick bogged down by drama

Erin Fine, news correspondent November 10, 2021

“Antlers” is director Scott Cooper’s first foray into horror — backed by monster mastermind Guillermo del Toro — combining the real-world horror of the opioid epidemic and familial abuse with...

Jodie Comer as Marguerite de Carrouges in 20th Century Studios’ THE LAST DUEL. Photo credit: Patrick Redmond. © 2021 20th Century Studios. All Rights Reserved. via Getty Images.

Review: ‘The Last Duel’ is a war epic for the modern day

Rachel Solomon, news correspondent November 7, 2021

Ridley Scott’s newest film “The Last Duel” is a medieval epic tackling issues that remain extremely important today. The film is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Eric Jager. A true...

Practical Magic portrays universal truths about love and relationships.

Horror Rewind: ‘Practical Magic’ is a witch chick flick that will never go out of style

Emma Magioncalda, news correspondent October 26, 2021

“Practical Magic” reminds us of the ancient and powerful magic of sisterhood, healing, love and ‘90s pop anthems. There’s nothing like a witchy cult classic to get a viewer into the fall spirit.  The...

The most captivating thing about “Midsommar” —  the thing that has kept audiences watching it again and again — is that viewers are faced with cult indoctrination alongside Dani.

Horror Rewind: Two years later, ‘Midsommar’ still preys on empathy

Lily Elwood, deputy lifestyle editor October 26, 2021

Two long years have passed since the iconic release of A24’s “Midsommar” in 2019, but the film still remains equally as unsettling and chilling as ever. Ari Aster, the film’s director, managed...

Lucy Dacus onstage at House of Blues Boston.

Review: Lucy Dacus plays House of Blues Boston

Juliana George, news correspondent October 25, 2021

“Who does Lucy Dacus make music for?” my roommate asked me when I invited her to attend the Lucy Dacus concert with me.  “Young queer people who grew up in the church,” I responded, basing...

“New Light” combines contemporary art with works previously acquired by the MFA.

Review: MFA ‘New Light’ displays old and new

Karen Kurson, news correspondent October 11, 2021

On the first floor of the Museum of Fine Arts, or MFA, lies the dynamic “New Light: Encounters and Connections” exhibit. Unlike other exhibits, “New Light” combines contemporary art with works...

Bo Burnham - The Highline Ballroom nyc by Ellie Tre is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Review: ‘Bo Burnham: Inside’ flourishes under pandemic pressure

Clara McCourt, lifestyle editor June 8, 2021

Bo Burnham’s newest comedy special “Inside” is not truly a comedy special. On the surface, it tackles and satirizes the anxieties of the coronavirus era. But at its core, “Inside” brings to light...

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