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Articles by Adrian Randall

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COSMOTHÉQUE

cinema and the 3½-dimension

Arts & Culture, May 23 2012

by Adrian Randall

I think I have watched the trailer for Men in Black III a dozen times by now. I am in the …

HOLLYWOOD GADFLIES

Arts, Mar 20 2012

by By Adrian Randall

Right now in theatres, and probably not for much longer, is Ghost Rider 2: Spirit of Vengeance, a film that needs …

Uncanny Oscars

Investigations in cinema astrology

Arts & Culture, Feb 26 2012

by Adrian Randall

The Oscars are the anti-Superbowl. Any real pathos over victory and defeat quickly gets lost in the pomp and circumstance. Just …

¿Qué es La Resistencia?

Features, Apr 08 2010

by Adrian Randall

The first thing you notice in Tegucigalpa, Honduras—after the large Coca Cola sign hanging in the hills above the city, the …

COLD SWEAT

Features, Dec 03 2009

by Adrian Randall

In one part of the 2009 BBC documentary Hardcore Profits, Scott Kaufman, president of PornoTube.com, leads British journalist Tim Samuels through …

End of World / End of Cinema

Arts, Nov 19 2009

by Adrian Randall

It’s getting cliché to talk about the end of cinema, to say nothing of the end of the world. 2012 reminds …

Right of passage

Features, Oct 29 2009

by Adrian Randall

Next week is the first anniversary of Washington State’s physician-assisted suicide law. Initiative 1000 was passed last year 59-41, making Washington …

FTE 10/22/09

FTE, Oct 22 2009

by Adrian Randall

We’ve known since Sunday that the Boy in theBalloon was a hoax all along, so now what?Some think the Heenes could, …

Trash Duty

mapping the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Oct 05 2009

by Adrian Randall

If you haven’t already heard, the Great Pacific GarbagePatch is a large gyre of floating plastic severalhundred miles north of Hawaii …

Wasted

how to keep Brown's trash on your mind, in your sight

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Sep 18 2009

by Adrian Randall

Trash begins the moment consumption ends. This means that in a consuming world it’s a fact of life, so get over …

BATTLEFRONTS: THE PAST AND PRESENT OF RHODE ISLAND'S ARMORIES

Metro, Mar 12 2009

by Adrian Randall

Rhode Island brims with architectural gems: hundreds of Industrial era mills, the Gilded Age mansions of Newport, colonial houses dating back …

CAPITALIZING ON RECESSION: PROVIDENCE THEATERS USE SURREALISM TO COPE WITH HARD TIMES

Metro, Feb 05 2009

by Adrian Randall

Any budding artist knows that creative restraints are often the best way to explore a medium. However, those restraints come with …

PROVIDENCE TALKS DOWN WICKENDEN

Metro, Dec 04 2008

by Adrian Randall

PROVIDENCE TALKS: A CONVERSATION WITH XUE DI

Metro, Oct 30 2008

by Adrian Randall

Xue Di is an accomplished Chinese poet. He has made Providence his home for more than 18 years, having left China …

TAKE IT TO THE MILLS: CREATIVITY AND GENTRIFICATION FIND A NEW HOME IN HISTORIC PAWTUCKET

Metro, Sep 25 2008

by Adrian Randall

Rising rent prices and an influx of business and residential developments in Providence are giving local artists reason to look elsewhere …