Thomas Garvey is a stellar, Boston-based arts critic who used to write for the Boston Globe and subsequently for his own blog at the now seemingly defunct hubreview.blogspot.com.

His review of Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master was not only the best piece of writing I’ve encountered about that work, but…


When researching the Woody Allen controversy regarding the disputed allegations that he sexually abused his daughter Dylan Farrow, it is always best to read the first-hand, original reporting from the early 1990s, rather than rely on distorted, misleading and incomplete summaries that have germinated decades later. …


What was originally crafted as a paean to late-1960s Hollywood now serves as an elegy for pre-2020 America.

[** Spoiler alerts ahead for Once Upon A Time In Hollywood **]

A great work of art is not only assessed in the context of when it was created, but it’s also reassessed with regards to how it still speaks to subsequent generations and…


(Bill Clinton and Juanita Broaddrick)

When people try to discredit or discount the claims of Juanita Broaddrick in her allegations that she was brutally raped by then-Arkansas Attorney General Bill Clinton in April of 1978, her critics point to the fact that she originally swore under oath in a legal affidavit that any “rumors” or…


There have been many shameful attempts by Bill Clinton’s defenders to try and dismiss and distort the claims made by Juanita Broaddrick that she was raped by then-Arkansas Attorney General Bill Clinton in 1978, but few more so than the very disingenuous op-ed written by Bill Press, who served as…


Photographic Lies — Part I

There have been many falsehoods and distortions made about the controversies concerning Woody Allen. …


There have been many falsehoods and distortions made about the controversies concerning Woody Allen. But among the most pernicious is the penchant for Allen’s critics to post misleading pictures of Allen and his daughters in order to support their belief that Allen must be a pedophile.

They often begin by…


With my Daddy in the attic,
That is where my being wants to bed…
With the door closed on my mama and my sibling competition,
And my Shirley Temple doll that truly cries…
With my Daddy in the attic,
That is where my dark attraction lies…
In the terrifying nearness of…

Justin Levine

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