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He was a man in full

R.I.P., Paul Newman
For some of us who admired Paul Newman, what we most appreciated was humanity that transcended his physical appeal and made him the man we’d love to have known better.  
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  October 02, 2008

Paul Newman (1925-2008)

Remembering a movie star who turned himself into a great actor
Paul Newman, who died last weekend at the age of 83, was that rarest of creatures, a movie star who turned himself into a great actor.  
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  October 01, 2008

A real cool hand

Whether acting, acting up, or sharing his wealth, Newman was the man
Sad news got to P+J about the passing of American legend Paul Newman.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 01, 2008

Fishing for filmmakers

Maine struggles to attract the movie industry
When you can make Shreveport look like Bridgton for less money, what’s the bottom-line allure of filming in Maine?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 02, 2008

American original

Arthur Penn at the Harvard Film Archive
During the great American renaissance period in movies, Hollywood was in the hands of the counterculture.
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  January 29, 2008

Star power

Deneuve demystifies — and enchants
Deneuve has been in the public eye long enough to know that only damn fools reveal themselves to the public.
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  August 07, 2007

Readers' pick: Place to play pool

Turns out that you find Kendall Square to be a hotbed of nightlife.
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 19, 2007

Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir by Gore Vidal

Doubleday, 288 pages, $32

By PETER KADZIS  |  December 05, 2006

Reflections on a golden filmmaker

John Huston at the Brattle
John Huston had such a long, illustrious career as a film director — just a few years short of half a century — that any series in his honor that isn’t comprehensive has to feel truncated.
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  September 27, 2006

Ferrell behavior

The star of Talladega Nights drives a hard bargain
Will Ferrell might spend a lot of his on-screen time with his pants off, running and screaming, but in person, promoting his new movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby , he can be as buttoned down as Tony Snow before the White House press corps.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 02, 2006

Where it was

Boston Movie Tours gets wheels
As a wee lad, Jeff Coveney went down to the sea on Martha’s Vineyard in search of where Steven Spielberg and crew shot bits of Jaws . “Where’s the beach?” he remembers shouting out.
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 02, 2006

Just a gigolo

Sweet Bird of Youth ; The Merry Wives of Windsor ; The Price
Two guys on Berkshire stages are trying to parlay sexual prowess into deep pockets this week.
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  July 25, 2006

Last man standing

Plus Judy Stone’s stellar interviews and Look Both Ways
Here’s my favorite movie trivia question: what living film director can claim the earliest extant film? The answer: Portugal’s Manoel de Oliveira, born in 1908 and still directing.
By GERALD PEARY  |  July 19, 2006

Apocalypse now and then

Doom, damnation, and other summer fun
With Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center opening on the same day, this summer won’t be offering the usual escapist fare.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 03, 2006

The lastest days of the Littlest Bar

Four hundred square feet of history, camaraderie, and booze marches to its end
The Littlest Bar sits slightly below ground at 47 Province Street, near the Granary Burying Ground and Old City Hall.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 29, 2006

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