'Alice' stuns box office

By Will Gasson “Alice in Wonderland,” Disney’s newest adaptation of a classic, hit the big screen over a month ago and is still in the Top 10 at the box office. The PG-rated film, directed by Tim Burton, has bought… Read More ›

Spoken word, indeed!

By Kara Noonan Freedom of speech, politics, punk rock, Sri Lankan death metal, and world travel were just some of the topics that Henry Rollins covered during a spoken-word performance last month at Somerville Theater. Speaking for three hours without… Read More ›

Authors face their fans

By Kara Noonan Book lovers of every age came out on March 11 for a panel discussion featuring the author of “The Spiderwick Chronicles,” Holly Black. A great many people turned up in the basement of the Brookline Booksmith and… Read More ›