The Phoenix Network:
About  |  Advertise
Thursday, December 22, 2011

cover by: Dale Stephanos
View Larger

Review: A Dangerous Method

Cronenberg's dramatization of the rise of psychoanalysis
Perhaps the three characters in David Cronenberg's handsome, eloquent dramatization of the birth and near demise of psychoanalysis represent the parts of the psyche that the movement would eventually hypothesize.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  December 20, 2011


A whirlwind year of dance
From Fela! to Merce
Dueling stages
When it came to home teams vs. visitors, audiences were the winners


2011: The year in cheap eats
Twelve months of terrific budget-priced dining


A Child Bride's Garden of Verse
The Year in Courtney Stodden Tweets
A quagmire to remember
Big Fat Whale


Need New Year's Eve plans?
Check out our listings for all the hottest end-of-year parties


The Fourth Wise Man


Review: A Dangerous Method
Cronenberg's dramatization of the rise of psychoanalysis
Review: The Artist
Michel Hazanavicius's flashback to '20s-era Hollywood
Review: The Adventures of Tintin
Spielberg's second-rate animated Indiana Jones
Review: War Horse
A veritable, old-fashioned story
Review: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Flamboyantly grisly sex crimes
Review: We Bought A Zoo
Cameron Crowe's film version of Benjamin Mee's memoir


2011 goes pop
The music climate is as frigid as the business
ON SPOTIFY: Guest lists 2011: Phoenix critics weigh in on the year in music
Listen to the jams, albums, and mixes that got our writers through 2011
The year in Boston rock
A scene comes together in 2011


Boenher's shame: The putrid politics of Republican negativity.
Or, the GOP’s Payroll-Tax screw-up explained
Letter to an Old Contrarian
Christopher Hitchens, 1949–2011
QUIZ: Candidate or Criminal?
Telling politicians from those in the pen isn't easy — just take their words for it
The Phoenix's Greatest Hits of 2011
Self-Aggrandizement Dept.


Sexiest video game studs of 2011
If only they were real

Special Issues