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Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel star in “The End of the Tour,” which opened IFFBoston on April 22. PHOTO COURTESY OF JAKOB IHRE/THE SUNDANCE INSTITUTE THE END OF THE TOUR

REVIEW: IFFBoston begins with “The End of the Tour”

After the initial announcement in late 2013 that James Ponsoldt would be making a film about […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Russell Crowe stars in "The Water Diviner," released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF WARNER BROS. PICTURES

REVIEW: Hard to divine purpose of “The Water Diviner”

One hundred years ago, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) landed on Gallipoli, a […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
“Kindred” by Passion Pit was released Tuesday. PHOTO FROM ARIELLERUBIN/WIKIMEDIA

REVIEW: Passion Pit’s “Kindred” lets in light

There’s an old tradition in pop music that Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos has made his personal […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Bérénice Marlohe as Arielle and Anton Yelchin as Brian star in “5 to 7,” released April 13. PHOTO COURTESY OF WALTER THOMSON

REVIEW: Vapid “5 to 7” doesn’t score much higher

Victor Levin’s film “5 to 7” is titled appropriately, considering the mediocrity of the plot. Although […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, Muse
“Foil Deer” by Speedy Ortiz was released Tuesday. PHOTO FROM SPEEDY ORTIZ/FLICKR

REVIEW: Speedy Ortiz’s “Foil Deer” picks up the pace

A band’s second album is always a challenge — the “sophomore slump” looms. It is often […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Nick Kroll, Caleb Paddock and Matthew Paddock star in “Adult Beginners,” released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF RADIUS

INTERVIEW: In “Adult Beginners,” Nick Kroll finds himself one

While Nick Kroll may not be a beginner in the world of comedy, his new film […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Massachusetts legislators filed bills in January 2014 to limit or ban contracts restricting employees from working for competitors. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Liberating their labor, businesses opt not to non-compete

Massachusetts legislators have spent the last seven years debating non-compete agreements, which prevent employees from taking […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Boston University alumna Rob Shore is the business manager for LCD Soundsystem, Ed Sheeran and Radiohead. PHOTO COURTESY OF ROB SHORE

Mobiles skwerking, mobiles chirping, manager Shore takes money and runs bands’ finances

For Boston University alum Rob Shore, music means business, and business means finance. As the founder […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Portland State University professor Bruce Gilley spoke about global climate change in China and India on Thursday at the Pardee Center Seminar Room. PHOTO FROM WIKIMEDIA

Top global polluters hold key to seeing past smog, talk reveals

On the list of global polluters, China and India hold first and third, respectively, with the […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
French director Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud will be releasing a stop-motion film using only 3-D printed figures. PHOTO BY MICHELLE JAY/DFP FILE PHOTO

3-D printers part ways with part-making, pursue possibilities

The 3-D printing phenomenon, though not new, is breaking free from its industry niche. For the […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness