David Dobkin, a director largely known for directing comedies such as "Wedding Crashers" and "The Change-Up," made his first drama, "The Judge," which was released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF BEYONDHOLLYWOOD.COM

INTERVIEW: Director David Dobkin finds personal inspiration for ‘The Judge’

David Dobkin is a risk taker. After directing comedies such as “Wedding Crashers” and “The Change-Up,” […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Boston four-piece band Babydriver performs at the Allston Pudding “Localz Only Mixtape" Release Party at O’Brien’s Pub Sunday night. PHOTO BY ANNA NOVIKOVA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Allston Pudding October mix tape release show needs to rewind

Local music blog Allston Pudding marked the release of its October “Localz Only Mixtape” with a […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
"Birdman" director Alejandro González Iñárritu on set with actors Edward Norton and Michael Keaton. PHOTO COURTESY OF FOX SEARCHLIGHT

INTERVIEW: Director Alejandro Iñárritu explores ego-centered ‘disease of society’ in ‘Birdman’

While shooting his new film “Birdman,” director Alejandro Gonzáles Iñárritu handed his cast and crew a […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse

From rink to rock: Inside the Agganis Arena conversion process

On Friday, the Boston University men’s hockey team wrapped up its final practice of the week […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
At the fifth annual "Smoke This" Rib Fest organized by the East Cambridge Business Association, hungry patrons were met with rib selections from local restaurants, as well as live music from local performers. PHOTO BY FRED SCHILLINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

‘Smoke This’ Rib Festival kicks off autumn with a summer favorite

The autumnal weather recently has served as a bittersweet reminder that the days of summer are […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Food & Drink, Muse, The Muse
Combat, an annual 24-hour theater event involving Liquid Fun, BU On Broadway, Wandering Minds and BU Stage Troupe, took on a Halloween theme for this year's performances. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Annual 24-hour theater event Combat takes Halloween twist, provides bonding experience

Boston University’s premiere performance groups are admired for the musicals, plays and improvisations they bring to […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
In testing a demo of the new "Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS," the Boston University Video Game society felt mostly positive about the changes made to this iteration of the adored franchise. PHOTO VIA BAGO GAMES/CREATIVE COMMONS

BU Video Game Society finds pleasing mix of old, new in ‘Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS’

Nintendo quenched the fandom’s endless thirst for battling mascots on Friday when it released “Super Smash […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
"The Room," labeled "the 'Citizen Kane' of bad movies" by Entertainment Weekly, screens on a monthly basis at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline. SCREEN CAPTURE VIA COOLIDGE.ORG

‘You’re all here for a terrible film': A first-time viewer’s take on ‘The Room’

“PS if you have plastic spoons, bring them tomorrow.” That is what the text on my […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Muse, The Muse
Despite its award-winning cast and interesting premise, "Good People" suffers from a lack of heart. PHOTO COURTESY OF MILLENNIUM ENTERTAINMENT

Moody action thriller ‘Good People’ is all flash, no substance

It’s OK to say no, James Franco. Really. People will understand. You apparently thrive on doing […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Downtown Boston has organized an urban apple orchard in the lobby of the hotel, which features apples, pastries, donuts, and apple cider¬¬. PHOTO COURTESY OF RITZ-CARLTON

Ritz-Carlton urban orchard brings rural fall favorite to city dwellers

As fall approaches the breezy streets of Boston, students and residents all over the city are […]

by · October 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse