Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe left his wand at home but continued fighting the forces of evil last year in the ghostly thriller The Woman in Black, available this week on DVD and Blu-ray. In a film based on the popular Susan Hill novel, Radcliffe stars as a young attorney who travels to a remote English township for a funeral but soon discovers the revenge-thirsty ghost of a woman is terrorizing the locals. Part Gothic fairy tale, part Hitchcock horror, The Woman in Black co-stars Ciaran Hinds and Sophie Stuckey and is penned by X-Men: First Class scribe Jane Goldman. Rated PG-13.
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Bad Guys, Good Eats! Pop-Up Dinner at Restaurant IPO
Chef and 225 contributor Jay D. Ducote and Chef Chris Wadsworth hosted the Bad Guys, Good Eats! dinner at Restaurant IPO Wednesday night. The dinner was themed around famous movie villains, pairing cocktails and ales with plates of food resembling famous baddies like The Joker, Lord Voldemort, Hannibal Lector, and many others. The highlights of the night were the three middle courses—a black bean soup laced with blood sausage to signify Lord Voldemort, a brace of coneys on black eyed peas resembling Sauron, and lamb medallions atop a fava bean puree to pay homage to the famous favorite of Hannibal Lector.
Elizabeth Arkley Hammett, a local nursing student and Fur Ball co-coordinator, and her husband Grey Hammett III, who works in commercial real estate, will take you through our summer guide. And they'll look good while doing it, too. Where noted, their clothes and accessories are available from local retailers.
These swimsuits will keep you stylish all summer long
Better Block BR
On Saturday the two blocks between Bedford and Beverly drives on April 13, 2013, residents will get to see a model of what Government Street could look like if we push local and state officials to update the roadway to a safer, more "complete street" model.