Two of the cheesiest — and most delicious — Boston-area eateries are teaming up for what could be one of the most exciting restaurants to come to Cambridge in recent memory. More
Kevin Slane Staff Writer
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Michael Keaton is already getting Oscar buzz for his gripping performance as Boston Globe editor Walter “Robbie” Robinson in Spotlight. Like many Bostonians portrayed in the film, Keaton was raised Catholic.
In the film, Globe reporter Sacha Pfeiffer (played by Rachel McAdams) tries to hide the reporting she’s doing from her mother, a devout Catholic. As Keaton revealed in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, his own mother also took her religion quite seriously. More
It’s been a month since The Martian hit theaters to critical acclaim and excellent box office numbers. The Matt Damon vehicle took in over $54 million domestically its first weekend — the second-best October opening weekend of all time — and has earned almost $183 million in the U.S. and $428 million worldwide to date.
Though the film was expected to be successful, few people predicted the film would still be number one at the box office in its fifth weekend in theaters, beating out Goosebumps for first place with another $11.4 million this past weekend.
The Martian is still number one in part because it’s a quality film with a likable star and an audience-friendly premise. But the real reason it has stuck around for so long is the dearth of competition at the box office amid several high-profile flops.
Apparently six million dollars ain’t what it used to be.
Mark Wahlberg is set to star in Dimension Films’ The Six Billion Dollar Man, an inflation-adjusted update on the classic ’70s TV show The Six Million Dollar Man, set to hit theaters December 22, 2017. More
Unless you’re watching a scary movie marathon of Jaws, Piranha and Creature from the Black Lagoon, aquatic life is not the first thing that comes to mind on Halloween.
But the New England Aquarium has found a way to change that, adding a pair of pumpkins to the Giant Ocean Tank for the Halloweekend. More
Harpoon Brewery has been a staple in Boston since its founding in 1986, and is generally considered one of the forefathers of the craft brewery movement that has changed beer consumption nationwide.
But even beloved companies need to shake things up once in awhile, and Harpoon is beginning a branding update of their own, starting with an updated logo for Harpoon IPA, their flagship beer. More
Ben Affleck is back in the director’s chair for another Boston-based movie. More
South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham was deemed by many to be the winner of the early Republican Presidential Debate this evening on CNBC. Graham blasted President Obama on foreign policy, needled fellow undercard candidates on their conservative bonafides, and most importantly for some New Englanders, declared himself a Tom Brady fan. More
Time Magazine recently published a list of the 30 most influential teens of 2015. Among them are social media stars (Bethany Mota and Lele Pons), actresses (Maisie Williams of Game of Thrones and Ariel Winter of Modern Family), and Jenner sisters (Kylie and Kendall, who sort of fit into both of the aforementioned categories).