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Covering (and uncovering) New England's underground & independent culture

  • REVIEW: Hustlers (2019) dir. Lorene Scafaria

    REVIEW: Hustlers (2019) dir. Lorene Scafaria

    For all of the things that strips clubs are assumed to be, the one about being “strictly business” feels a bit undercut.... The post REVIEW: Hustlers (2019) dir. Lorene Scafaria appeared first on...

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  • A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) dir. Wes Craven

    A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) dir. Wes Craven

    1, 2 Freddy’s comin’ for you, 3, 4, better lock your door, 5, 6, grab your crucifix, 7, 8, better stay up... The post A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) dir. Wes Craven appeared first on BOSTON HASSLE.

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  • REVIEW: The Goldfinch (2019) dir. John Crowley

    REVIEW: The Goldfinch (2019) dir. John Crowley

    Ah, the fall. The leaves are slowly starting to change, school is back in session, and the increasingly crowded field of superheroes... The post REVIEW: The Goldfinch (2019) dir. John Crowley...

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  • Friday the 13th (1980/2009) dir. Sean S. Cunningham/ Marcus Nispel

    Friday the 13th (1980/2009) dir. Sean S. Cunningham/ Marcus Nispel

    It’s dark in the thickening woods. You’re sitting on a blanket, huddled in tight, as Friday the 13th is projected on the... The post Friday the 13th (1980/2009) dir. Sean S. Cunningham/ Marcus...

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  • Arrival (2016) dir. Denis Villeneuve

    Arrival (2016) dir. Denis Villeneuve

    A hackneyed concept: An elderly scientist, Dr. [vaguely foreshadowed villainous name], collapses back in his spinning chair, made of black leather that’s... The post Arrival (2016) dir. Denis...

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  • REVIEW: It Chapter Two (2019) dir. Andy Muschietti

    REVIEW: It Chapter Two (2019) dir. Andy Muschietti

    Bill Denbrough has trouble with endings. We know this because he’s teased about it constantly: by his friends, by readers of his... The post REVIEW: It Chapter Two (2019) dir. Andy Muschietti...

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  • Interview: Honey Gentry on Their New EP ‘Dreamlover’

    Interview: Honey Gentry on Their New EP ‘Dreamlover’

      Summer has come to an end but we can all go back with the nostalgia invoking sound from the mind of... The post Interview: Honey Gentry on Their New EP ‘Dreamlover’ appeared first on BOSTON HASSLE.

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  • School of Rock (2003) dir. Richard Linklater

    School of Rock (2003) dir. Richard Linklater

    Next month will mark 16 years since the release of Richard Linklater’s School of Rock, and I don’t think it’s a stretch... The post School of Rock (2003) dir. Richard Linklater appeared first on...

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  • Young Guv – Guv 1

    Young Guv – Guv 1

    Ben Cook does a lot of things. One might find him instigating some serious mosh pits with the prolific hardcore band No... The post Young Guv – Guv 1 appeared first on BOSTON HASSLE.

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  • Abdu Ali – FIYAH!!

    Abdu Ali – FIYAH!!

    For better or worse, musicians are often remembered for their first impressions. It can be hard for even the greatest artists to... The post Abdu Ali – FIYAH!! appeared first on BOSTON HASSLE.

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  • BRAIN CHILD: 5 QUESTIONS WITH EXOSHAKEEM

    BRAIN CHILD: 5 QUESTIONS WITH EXOSHAKEEM

    Listening to an Exoshakeem song is like time traveling back to the 90’s and forward to the 2090’s at the same time.... The post BRAIN CHILD: 5 QUESTIONS WITH EXOSHAKEEM appeared first on BOSTON...

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  • INTRODUCING MICHAELS’ MIX

    INTRODUCING MICHAELS’ MIX

    Hello everyone! If you’ve been following our socials you may have noticed there has already been a july 4th playlist made but... The post INTRODUCING MICHAELS’ MIX appeared first on BOSTON HASSLE.

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  • The Flea Bite: September

    The Flea Bite: September

    July is officially here! Your pits are sweaty, so get out of your apartment and get to some markets. Nothing makes you... The post The Flea Bite: September appeared first on BOSTON HASSLE.

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  • Deep Blue Sea (1999) dir. Renny Harlin

    Deep Blue Sea (1999) dir. Renny Harlin

    Even if it may seem like your run-of-the-mill B-grade shark movie, Deep Blue Sea stands a cut above the rest. It’s no... The post Deep Blue Sea (1999) dir. Renny Harlin appeared first on BOSTON...

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  • GET INTO IT! EPISODE #51

    GET INTO IT! EPISODE #51

    Hey guys! Here is some tunes I have been ripping hard the last few weeks. Please support these bands and labels, GET... The post GET INTO IT! EPISODE #51 appeared first on BOSTON HASSLE.

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  • REVIEW: Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) dir. Paul Downs Colaizzo

    REVIEW: Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) dir. Paul Downs Colaizzo

    There are few challenges harder than running a marathon. It’s 26.2 miles of sweat, exhaustion, dehydration, and never ending pain in your... The post REVIEW: Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) dir....

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  • REVIEW: Pick It Up! Ska in The ’90s (2019) dir. Taylor Morden

    REVIEW: Pick It Up! Ska in The ’90s (2019) dir. Taylor Morden

    If interest and support of ska can be measured in how many people go to screenings of Pick It Up! Ska in... The post REVIEW: Pick It Up! Ska in The ’90s (2019) dir. Taylor Morden appeared first on...

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  • Boston Compass #114: Trash is Tragic

    Boston Compass #114: Trash is Tragic

    Trash is Tragic August 2019 It’s moving season, my trashy babies! Need a hard-core visual of the engorged shillelagh of endless waste... The post Boston Compass #114: Trash is Tragic appeared...

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  • The Curse of the Cat People (1944) dir. Gunther V. Fritsch & Robert Wise

    The Curse of the Cat People (1944) dir. Gunther V. Fritsch & Robert Wise

    When penning a sequel to a hit movie, screenwriters have many options. They can pick up directly where the previous film left... The post The Curse of the Cat People (1944) dir. Gunther V. Fritsch...

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  • Boston Compass #114: Places You Can Hang // Echo Bridge

    Boston Compass #114: Places You Can Hang // Echo Bridge

    Places You Can Hang: Echo Bridge Built in 1876, the Sudbury Aqueduct carries fresh water from Farm Pond in Framingham to the... The post Boston Compass #114: Places You Can Hang // Echo Bridge...

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