Arts

James the Viking attacks

The band's fanbase grew out of fliers and hearsay on the UMass-Boston campus, when the group played as Undertow for its first years of existence.,James the Viking has been playing for almost…

Brick stays afloat with stellar performances

If the Bard can have at least a handful of his own youthful adaptations, whether he wants them or not-likely the latter, since a handful of those updates warrant at least a few tosses in the…

Charlize Theron: a life constantly in Flux

Following media hype surrounding great performances in "ugly" roles (there is already Oscar talk surrounding her acting in North Country), Theron has now gone to the opposite end of the…

One Man travels to a galaxy far, far away

For years, Star Wars has been an amazingly popular film series. It has spawned both sequels and prequels, as well as a large cult following. Some of the movies' fans, such as comedian/actor…

Spider Woman weaves deadly web of intrigue

Based on a novel by Manuel Puig, with music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, Kiss of the Spider Woman is the story of two cellmates in a Spanish jail. It is currently being…

Harry Potter puts a spell on audiences again

Riding on the coattails of the best-selling books, the Harry Potter movies act as supplements to their literary counterparts, as well as stand-alone performances. Although largely following…

Depravity and dysfunction still the main event

"Birthed from the filthy brain of founder David Kleiler back in 1998," as their official Web site boasts, The Boston Underground Film Festival began as an all-night movie marathon of quirky…