Fast Theatre for a Good Cause :: Boston Theater Marathon

By Michael Cox | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre presents the 16th annual Boston Theater Marathon and the sixth year of The Warm-Up Laps. The Boston Theater Marathon features 53 ten-minute plays, by 55 New England playwrights, produced by 53 New England theatres in ten hours.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
You can now discover Ben Stiller’s beautifully gentle adaptation of James Thurber’s short story, which was was one of the most underrated films of last year.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Another pop star catalog is given the Broadway biography treatment, and despite heartfelt performances the results don’t yearn for necessity.

Breaking the Waves

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
It’s a beautiful restored presentation of a brutal movie - an absolutely necessary upgrade if you’ve only seen the film via DVD.

Bettie Page Reveals All

By Kevin Kline | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Sex symbol Bettie Page has influenced fashion and pop culture icons such as Madonna and Lady Gaga (to name a few). This film by Mark Mori is a documentary-style movie about the life and broad influence of American pinup girl, Bettie Page.

TCM Greatest Classic Legends: John Wayne

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Turner Classic Films once again turns the spotlight on John Wayne, issuing yet another DVD collection of previously released films.

Casa Valentina

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Based on actual events, and set in 1962, "Casa Valentina" tells the startling tale of a group of heterosexual men who journeyed to the Catskills in order to escape their male lives.

No Military Burial for Wife of 74-Year-Old Lesbian Navy Veteran

Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Idaho says it’s a no-go for 74-year-old U.S. Navy veteran Madelynn Taylor to be buried with her wife Jean Mixner’s ashes -- at least not as long as that state continues to ban same-sex marriage.

Prop 8 Judge Says He Underwent Conversion Therapy in New Book

Thursday Apr 24, 2014
In an upcoming book by Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Jo Becker, U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker, who struck down California’s Proposition 8, revealed that he underwent conversion therapy when he was younger.

Snow White and the Seven Bottoms

By Robert Nesti | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
"Snow White and the Seven Bottoms" offers the Gold Dust Orphans take on the famous Grimm Brothers’ tale. It will never be the same.