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Cool Hand Dex
Donal Logue is big in director Jennipher Goodman's "The Tao of Steve." [08-14-00]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Summer Squash
Nobody's anticipating any blockbusters like last year's "Star Wars," but there are still a few surprises in the batch of upcoming summer movies. [05-15-00]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Heads Up!
"Sleepy Hollow" is stylistically spellbinding but falls short of the original tale because director Tim Burton dilutes the terror with sentimentality and schlock. [11-22-99]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Rebel Forces
Only two or three newcomers emerge a year, and 22-year-old Adrian Grenier, star of director Tod Williams's "The Adventures of Sebastian Cole," is one of them. [09-07-99]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Home Free
When the Future Homemakers of America descended on Boston for their annual convention, they knew exactly what they wanted: better resumes, a new name for their group, and a lock of Conrad Lucas's hair. [08-16-99]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Fresh Claire
"Brokedown Palace" lets melancholy Claire Danes escape from her type-cast prison. [08-16-99]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Oh, Behave!
Didn't think the Phantom Menace's quasi-sexual motifs -- the throbbing light sabers, the aliens' vaginal mouths, all those tunnels -- were enticing? Not to worry, Hollywood has one seductive summer planned. [06-01-99]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Vocal Color
Director Mark Herman's "Little Voice" showcases Jane Horrocks, from whose mouth comes the smoky soul of Bassey, the round tones of Garland, the breathy coo of Monroe. [12-27-98]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Gritty in Pink
Hollywood has redefined young girls in film to suit the market. This summer, even Madeline kicked ass. [08-31-98]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Breast Strokes
In Tamara Jenkins's "Slums of Beverly Hills," Natasha Lyonne offers an utterly hilarious portrayal of the neurotic rigors of female adolescence. [08-31-98]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Twin Bill
In her "Parent Trap" remake, first-time director Nancy Meyers preserves the original's split-screen hokum but adds a glossy, modern edge to dated Disney fluff. [08-03-98]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

As You Lay Dying
One Boston hospital is leading the way toward "palliative care" for terminal patients. [07-13-98]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Okay Nation
Boston University sociologist Alan Wolfe spent two years in suburbia and couldn't find a culture war anywhere. [03-30-98]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Truly, Slowly, Deeply
Tantric sex is a lot more subtle than you routine roll in the hay, but people seem to like it. [01-20-98]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Mirror Image
Body image used to be considered a female vanity -- now it's the guys who are worried about how they'll look in their swimsuit. [12-08-97]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Pain Man
"Sick" penetrates the agony and ecstasy of terminally ill artist Bob Flanagan's pact with pain. [11-17-97]
— Alicia Potter, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

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