Movie Review

‘Pina’ embellishes dance onscreen

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Wim Wenders’s ode to the work of the late German modern-dance choreographer Pina Bausch is a parting gift from one creative force to another.

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Glenn Close won an Obie Award for a stage performance as Albert Nobbs in 1982. Her reprisal of the part in the new film ‘‘Albert Nobbs’’ has people talking Oscar nomination this time.


Close is woman behind the man in ‘Albert Nobbs’

Glenn Close’s performance playing a woman living as a man in this genteel period drama is already getting Oscar buzz.


From punk-rock opera to Broadway musical

What began as a career-reviving concept album for the band Green Day in 2004 is now a national production that is set to come to Boston.

Kevin Garnett and the Celtics travel to Washington to face the Wizards on Sunday.

suns 79, celtics 71

Celtics’ woes continue, drop to 5-9

The Boston Celtics scored just 15 points in the opening quarter and 16 in the fourth as they fell tonight to the Phoenix Suns.

Court favors families in Bulger case

A federal appeals court today upheld million-dollar judgments in favor of families of James “Whitey” Bulger’s alleged murder victims.

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Mitt Romney’s biggest mistake

His implication that he has been the victim of a “politics of envy” due to his career at Bain Capital could cost him the Republican nomination, writes Globe editorial page editor Peter S. Canellos.

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Romney concedes race is ‘neck and neck’

Newt Gingrich’s surge in recent polls compelled Mitt Romney to admit today that the race for the Republican presidential nod has tightened.

“Geek pride is something you exercise with caution. It’s not necessarily a pickup line I would use.’’

Sriram Krishnan,  four-time MIT Integration Bee champion


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State promises $5.2b in local aid to cities, towns

Funding in the next fiscal year includes a $145 million increase for schools, the highest level of state aid to local school districts in state history.

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Wild day, feisty debate scramble GOP race

The raucous debate capped off a tumultuous 24 hours for the Republican party, leaving the impression that South Carolina’s primary has become a shaken snow globe.


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Cayman funds spur scrutiny for Romney

Mitt Romney’s campaign continued to deny suggestions yesterday that he invested money in off-shore funds to dodge US taxes — and some industry executives backed him up.


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Patriots owner Robert Kraft answered questions on numerous topics today.

Bill Belichick keeps proving Robert Kraft right

The Patriots owner, in a wide-ranging interview today, said network TV officials tried to tell him in 2000 that hiring Belichick would be bad for his franchise.


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New ‘Underworld’ refuses to soften its bite

Vampires and werewolves are back at each other’s throats in “Underworld Awakening,’’ a sequel seemingly eager to assert that monster mashes are about B-movie chills, not “Twilight’’ melodrama.