Our fair city has had its legal comedies, police procedurals and supernatural dramas, but
this month Boston finally gets its own bleak apocalypse. TNT's Falling Skies is set in Boston, six
months after an alien invasion that leaves humanity incurably crippled.
Those that remain have banded together to form a resistance group, united
under the common goals of survival.
Asteroids is a classic game, remembered fondly by many a nostalgic
30-something, it is not the most story-heavy item on the market; but
will not stop Universal from milking the franchise for everything it
can. The studio won the rights for the film two years ago, but it
collected dust on a shelf for months until it was polished off and
handed to director Roland Emmerich
E3 is now! Any reputable gamer knows that the biggest gaming news of the year comes out at the Electronic Entertainment Expo
(E3) in Los Angeles, the largest console and PC gaming convention in
the country. Today, Microsoft is slated to reveal first details on Halo 4
-- yes, a new Halo! The mega-sequel's existence was actually just leaked,
hours before Microsoft's planned announcement at its press conference.
you found last week's events too high-minded and cultural,
then do we have news for you! This week's, we give you a multitude of events ranging from trashy to flashy ... and also, curiously, an unusual number of
opportunities to dress up in ridiculous costumes: there's a renaissance
fair, a pirate crawl, a J-pop concert, and the Pride Idol show.
Welcome to June! It's Potty Training Awareness Month, National Turkey Lovers' Month, and National Bathroom Reading Month.
This first week of June celebrates none of those, which is probably a good choice; instead, it embraces the off-beat with interactive arts, cult films and gorey
House, Black Shampoo and The
all having midnight showings, and Aussie musical-comedian Tim Minchin will be
preforming at the Wilbur.
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