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Review: Win Win

Back in the '30s, with directors like Frank Capra and John Ford, Hollywood showed great sympathy for the forgotten men and women laid low by the economy.
Ring tone
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 25, 2011
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Review: Jack Goes Boating

Always a meticulous, quirky, and sometimes revelatory actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman in his directorial debut nurtures his splendid cast into similar performances.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's in ship-shape
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 24, 2010
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Review: Green Zone

Paul Greengrass's Green Zone takes us on a frenetic trip down memory lane — back to the beginning of the Iraq War.
Follow the yellowcake road to the Emerald City
By SHAULA CLARK  |  March 19, 2010
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Mother courage

How many ways can Angelina Jolie cry?  
Angelina Jolie goes on a tear in Changeling
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 21, 2008

Boston Public Library Memo



By EDITORIAL  |  August 20, 2008
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Country for gold men

All kinds of voting has been taking place lately — for presidential candidates, for union contracts, for Oscar nominees.
And Blood will out at the Oscars  
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 22, 2008


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Are we grading on a curve?

It’s a solid B, which isn’t bad considering the vagaries of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.
Peter Keough’s Oscar Scorecard
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 23, 2008
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The Oscars go to Hell

Maybe it’s just as well if the writers’ strike forces a cancellation of the Oscars show.
The Devil knows what the nominations will be for this year’s Oscars
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 18, 2008
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Family plots

Sidney Lumet may be 83, but his new film makes Quentin Tarantino and even the Coen Brothers look geriatric.
Sidney Lumet shows how it’s done
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 07, 2007
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Bad will hunting

Films about Boston tend to be no better than their worst Boston accent.
Ben is back with Gone Baby Gone
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 18, 2007