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  • Can 'The Town' be top of the Hub? Top 5 Boston-based movies

    The Red Sox may be struggling to make the playoffs this season, but Boston is a perennial box-office favorite. The latest Boston-based film to hit silver screens is "The Town," starring and directed by local boy Ben Affleck. The top 10 Boston-based films, ranked by US box-office receipts, includes the Sox-centered "Fever Pitch," according to Turner Classic Movies and Also on the list is the 1968 version of "The Thomas Crown Affair" starring Steve McQueen, which was shot on Boston's Beacon Hill. Do your favorite Boston films make the top 5?
    09/17/2010 08:34 pm

  • The Town: movie review

    Ben Affleck stars as a robber ringleader in ‘The Town,’ a dark drama with a cliché-ridden script.
    09/17/2010 03:03 pm

  • 'The Town': Is Charlestown really America's 'bank robbery capital'?

    ‘The Town’ is Ben Affleck's new thriller set in the Boston neighborhood of Charlestown. But residents beg to differ with the movie’s portrayal of the area.
    09/17/2010 02:47 pm

  • Gallery Famous US monuments and memorials

Doing Good


What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

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