The movie adaptation of "Cats" was pretty widely panned as an awful waste of time and money. But so awful you want to see it? The Somerville Theatre has started showing the movie late on Friday and Saturday nights, which is the sort of thing that turned "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" from a low-budget film hardly anybody saw on its first release into a cult phenomenon.
The trailer for "Free Guy," in which Ryan Reynolds plays a bank teller who begins to realize he's a character in a shoot-em-up video game, dropped today, and it features lots and lots of scenes in downtown Boston (and one under the Zakim in Charlestown) - although oddly it starts with somebody skydiving over what looks like Pittsburgh. Read more.
Contestant on "The Price is Right" is from Massachusetts. "I bet you have a wicked cool prize for her," Drew Carey said. "Wicked awesome," Johnny the Offscreen Announcer replied, trying his hardest to sound like a Townie or something.
On Wednesday, December 11th experimental rock group Battles will be performing at Brighton Music Hall, along with Guerilla Toss and DJ Carbo as part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show will begin at 8:00pm. This is an 18+ show with valid ID. Tickets are on sale for $20 in advance at ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available for purchase the day of the show for $23.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by the Playwright, 658 East Broadway, to expand its capacity and add residential units on floors above it - but board members said they are concerned by complaints from nearby residents about boisterious, often angry customers, especially at closing time. Read more.
On Thursday, December 5th London-based songwriter and electronic musician will be performing at Brighton Music Hall, along with Matthew Dear and Swim Mountain as part of the Fenway Recordings Sessions. Doors open at 8:00pm and the show will begin at 9:00pm. This is an 18+ show with valid ID. Tickets are on sale for $20 in advance at ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available for purchase the day of the show for $23. For more info and tickets: