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9/11

9/11

Joyce Kulhawik September 12, 2011 0

I was there.  Right in the middle of what up until now remains the defining moment of 21st century America.  We had just taken off from Logan airport, 15 minutes ahead of the terrorists,

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Movie: Contagion

Movie: Contagion

Joyce Kulhawik September 11, 2011 0

CONTAGION begins with a mounting sense of dis-ease, which spreads like a virus through the all-star, “Oscar” infused cast as each one plays his or her part in what is about to become a

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MOVIE: THE DEBT

MOVIE: THE DEBT

Joyce Kulhawik September 7, 2011 0

THE DEBT opens with an intriguing bang, and closes with an fatiguing clang. But its two leading ladies had me at hello: Dame Helen Mirren queen of the movies, and Jessica Chastain the Meryl

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THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS

THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS

Joyce Kulhawik September 2, 2011 4

There will always be a few nights at the theater that I will remember my whole life, when I was swept up in something truly thrilling and sublimely beautiful. Last night was one of

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MOVIE: ONE DAY

MOVIE: ONE DAY

Joyce Kulhawik August 25, 2011 0

This beautiful afternoon which I spent indoors, at the movies, seeing ONE DAY–was one day well-spent. Though flawed,the film based on the best-seller stars a charismatic twosome: the multitalented Anne Hathaway who here does

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MOVIE:SARAH’S KEY

MOVIE:SARAH’S KEY

Joyce Kulhawik August 23, 2011 0

Who could make up a tale like this? Who ever heard of a locked door that no one was curious enough to open? Who ever heard of a man on his deathbed suddenly leaping

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MOVIE: THE HELP

MOVIE: THE HELP

Joyce Kulhawik August 14, 2011 0

I loved the book. Couldn’t wait to see the movie. The trailer gave me pause–nothing subtle here and that proved to be true. It’s more pat and somehow smaller than Kathryn Stockett’s bestselling novel,

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THEATER: ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL!

THEATER: ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL!

Joyce Kulhawik August 10, 2011 0

ALL’S WELL (It certainly is.)THAT ENDS WELL (It certainly does.) I’m referring to this summer’s FREE offering on Boston Common by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company! Artistic Director Steve Maler has served up one of Shakespeare’s

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MOVIE: CRAZY STUPID LOVE

MOVIE: CRAZY STUPID LOVE

Joyce Kulhawik August 3, 2011 0

SEE ABSORB LOVE. The film is a triumph of chaos and delight– I had NO idea where this was headed –which I love!!! It begins with a perfectly calibrated scene in a restaurant between

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Restaurant Review: LAMBERT’S COVE INN

Restaurant Review: LAMBERT’S COVE INN

Joyce Kulhawik July 31, 2011 1

We’ve found it at last. A Vineyard restaurant that is beautiful, with a menu based on fresh local ingredients, simply but deliciously and artfully prepared by someone with natural talent, who neither skimped on

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