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Oscar nominee predictions 2011: Social anxiety

Last year's Oscar program had a celebratory feeling about it that's not always associated with the most watched ceremony in the world.
Oscar looks back, turns inward
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 21, 2011
More Bests, Not Bests

More Bests, Not Bests


But first the results of this year's "Where's Whitey?" award for Best Animal Performance of 2010. Despite a late surge from such newcomers as the...
By Peter Keough  |  January 05, 2011
The most excruciating movie moments of 2010 [SPOILERS!]

The most excruciating movie moments of 2010 [SPOILERS!]


 Maybe I'm getting a little soft, but I can't remember getting the heebie-jeebies as often at the movies as in this past year. Whatever the...
By Peter Keough  |  November 29, 2010
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Review: 127 Hours

You have to wonder why so many recent films have featured people trapped in a confined or isolated place: Frozen , Devil , Buried , and now Danny Boyle's jazzy and harrowing account of the true story of Aron Ralston.
Danny Boyle and James Franco go out on a limb
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 12, 2010

Interview with Danny Boyle ("127 Hours")


Quite the contrast between interviewing Danny Boyle, promoting  "127 Hours," and the other big name British director I chatted with last month, Stephen Frears,  promoting...
By Peter Keough  |  November 10, 2010
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Fall Film Preview: Seasonal movie disorder

Vacations end, the days shorten, the weather turns cold, the world darkens with intimations of decline and death — and yet people still love the fall. Cinephiles do, at any rate.
Fear and loathing on the fall film trail
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 10, 2010