Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds star in “Woman in Gold,” premiering Wednesday. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY

INTERVIEW: Director Simon Curtis on painting portraits in “Woman in Gold”

“Woman in Gold” may center on events that unfolded with the rise of the Third Reich, […]

by · March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
(From left) Cameron Barney, Kaitlyn Jones, Kyle Mitchell and Idine Mousavi perform in a Wednesday dress rehearsal for “Hail Satan,” a Boston University Stage Troupe production at the Student Theater at Agganis Arena. PHOTO BY KELSEY CRONIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Stage Troupe’s “Hail Satan!” cast out of heaven, still burns

“Be wary, this play will offend some,” writes Boston University Stage Troupe director Kyle Tague of […]

by · March 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Kevin Hart as Darnell Lewis and Will Ferrell as James King star in “Get Hard,” premiering Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF WARNER BROS. PICTURES

INTERVIEW: Ferrell, Hart have comedy locked up

A little over one-and-a-half-million men and women lived in American state and federal prisons at the end […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Theo James as Four, Miles Teller as Peter and Shailene Woodley as Tris star in “The Divergent Series: Insurgent,” which premiered Friday. PHOTO BY ANDREW COOPER/LIONSGATE

REVIEW: “Insurgent” more revolting than revolutionary

Another year, another dystopian novel adaptation. For a film that revolves around embracing differences and standing […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Television star Eliza Dushku speaks at Comic Con in 2009. Dushku spoke at Boston University for “Cinematheque: An Evening with Eliza Dushku” in the College of Communication Friday. PHOTO BY GAGE SKIDMORE/WIKIMEDIA

Wisdom in tow, Eliza Dushku comes home

Friday evenings are usually a time to unwind from the stresses of the weeks — a […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn (left) and Linda Cardellini as Meg Rayburn star in “Bloodline," a Netflix original series released Friday. PHOTO FROM NETFLIX

REVIEW: Netflix’s glacial “Bloodline” not the family to choose

“Sometimes you know something’s coming,” intones detective John Rayburn (Kyle Chandler of “Friday Night Lights” fame) […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Students are served food at the Thai Festival in the George Sherman Union Thursday night. PHOTO BY BECCA DEGREGORIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUTSA pads Thai festival with even bigger taste of culture

The BU Thai Student Association spiced up its annual Thai Festival with food, games and a […]

by and · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Naomi Oreskes, a historian at Harvard University, co-authored “Merchants of Doubt,” which inspired a documentary film. PHOTO COURTESY OF SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

REVIEW: “Merchants of Doubt” documentary puts heat on climate critics

In some ways, “Merchants of Doubt” may be this decade’s heir to the climate change documentary […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Sean Penn is Jim Terrier in “The Gunman”, which opened Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF JOE ALBLAS/OPEN ROAD FILMS

REVIEW: Butch “Gunman” can’t be sensitive type, too

Of the approximately 20 film critics who attended the screening for Pierre Morel’s “The Gunman,” only […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Despite the company's financial trouble in recent years, ringmaster John Kennedy Kane remains optimistic that Big Apple Circus's newest show will draw families back into the tent. GRAPHIC BY ERICA MAYBAUM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

New circus show juggles waning market, elephantine ambition

The circus, with its large tents, clowns, crowds of people and acrobats, is not an experience […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse