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Dana Barbuto

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Recent articles by Dana:

Keira Knightley to star as Milton reporter in serial killer true story 'Boston Strangler'

Keira Knightley will star as Milton reporter Loretta McLaughlin in a film by 20th Century Studios based on the 1960s Boston Strangler murders. → Read More

Thanksgiving revisited: At Plimoth Patuxet exhibit, you're sure to be served up some surprises

The exhibit “We Gather Together: Thanksgiving, Gratitude, and the Making of an American Holiday," marks the 400th anniversary of Thanksgiving. → Read More

The long goodbye: Daniel Craig bids farewell to 007 in 'No Time to Die'

Daniel Craig assumes the role of 007 for the fifth and final time in 'No Time to Die,' also starring Ana de Armas, Rami Malek and Lea Seydoux. → Read More

A mob hit: Boston actor Alessandro Nivola is the boss 'Many Saints of Newark'

David Chase brings Tony Soprano back to the screen in 'Many Saints of Newark,' a prequel to the iconic TV show. Boston actor Alessandro Nivola stars. → Read More

HGTV series ‘Houses with History’ takes viewers into the South Shore’s oldest homes

The new HGTV renovation series “Houses with History” takes viewers inside centuries-old properties around the South Shore. → Read More

See Braintree on the big screen in December in George Clooney's 'The Tender Bar'

George Clooney’s “The Tender Bar,” one of many high-profile movies to film around the South Shore recently will open in local theaters Dec. 22. → Read More

Norwell native Jennifer Coolidge presents Emmy Award to Jason Sudeikis for 'Ted Lasso'

Norwell's Jennifer Coolidge presented the Emmy Award for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series to Jason Sudeikis, winning for 'Ted Lasso.' → Read More

Milton native Jen Statsky wins Emmy for writing, creating HBO comedy 'Hacks'

Milton native Jen Statsky, creator and writer of the smash HBO comedy “Hacks,” was a big winner at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards. → Read More

'70s-style crime actioner 'Copshop' would be a bust without Alexis Louder

Gerard Butler, Alexis Louder and Frank Grillo star in Joe Carnahan’s action thriller "Copshop," set in rural Nevada. → Read More

Santa and the symphony: Keith Lockhart and the Holiday Pops ready to make merry

Keith Lockhart and the Holiday Pops will again make merry this holiday season, performing 34 concerts at Symphony Hall, Dec. 2-24. → Read More

Rock star real estate: Aerosmith's Joe Perry lists Duxbury property for $4.5 million

After living in Duxbury for 33 years, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is selling his 7-acre gated estate for $4.5 million. → Read More

'Hadestown,' hip-hop, Handel: Fall arts scene heats up

From Broadway hits to rock stars, fall offers a mix of arts/entertainment events in Boston and the 'burbs, including Broadway hit 'Hadestown.' → Read More

Scary good: South Shore baker to appear on Food Network's 'Halloween Baking Championship'

Carver native Steven Sechoka will be one of 10 bakers to compete on Food Network's "Halloween Baking Championship," starting Sept. 13. → Read More

'Hadestown,' hip-hop, Handel: Fall arts scene heats up from Boston to the South Shore

From Broadway hits to rock stars, fall offers a mix of arts/entertainment events in Boston and South Shore, including Broadway hit 'Hadestown.' → Read More

Netflix 9/11 drama 'Worth' tells story of Brockton's Kenneth Feinberg; debuts Friday

'Worth' is about Brockton native Kenneth Feinberg, who ran the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks. It streams Friday on Netflix. → Read More

Simu Liu, Awkwafina are dynamic duo, but Marvel's 'Shang-Chi' has familiar ring

Actor Simu Liu is Marvel's first Asian lead, playing the title character in 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,' opening Sept. 3. → Read More

Laugh out loud: John Cena and Lil Rel Howery are 'Vacation Friends'

Meredith Hagner, Yvonne Orji, Lil Rel Howery and John Cena offer end-of-summer escapism in 'Vacation Friends,' streaming Aug. 27 on Hulu. → Read More

Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio film shot in Massachusetts hits screens in December

Netflix will unwrap the shot-in-Weymouth satire “Don’t Look Up” this holiday season, positioning the star-studded movie as end-of-the-year Oscar bait. → Read More

Here's the scoop: Ledger readers pick their favorite ice cream shops

Here is the inside scoop on your favorite South Shore ice cream shops. There's still time to get in your last licks before summer ends. → Read More

With 'Free Guy,' the South Shore has another hit movie

"Free Guy," the adventure-comedy starring Ryan Reynolds, is the latest movie filmed on the South Shore to become a Hollywood hit. → Read More