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Scientific method: One-on-one with Alex Karpovsky

Not long ago, Newton native Alex Karpovsky thought his filmmaking career was finished.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 01, 2013
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Review: My Worst Nightmare

The storyline of Anne Fontaine's French comedy is mainstream: a yuppie art dealer, Agathe (Isabelle Huppert), finds her condescending values challenged and her sexuality opened up by a crude but "natural" laborer (Benoît Poelvoorde).
Dream casting
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 07, 2012
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Review: Wake In Fright (1971)

Combining elements of Heart of Darkness , After Hours , and Groundhog Day , Ted Kotcheff's brutally brilliant Outback thriller follows the moral degradation, or perhaps redemption, of a snooty schoolteacher (Gary Bond) traveling from the backwater w

By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 12, 2012
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Review: The Day He Arrives

"Stop copying me!" says Seong-jun (Yu Jun-sang), the has-been filmmaker at the center of the 12th cinematic Mobius strip from Hong Sang-soo.
Variations
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 20, 2012
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Review: Kill List

Following up his impressive debut, Down Terrace , Ben Wheatley's Yorkshire-based crime thriller swerves with abrupt satisfaction into horror in its final moments.
Ben Wheatley's Yorkshire-based crime thriller
By PEG ALOI  |  March 02, 2012
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Built for two: Bike Porn 4

Sano — Portland bike enthusiast, ordained minister, and curator/instigator of the annual Bike Porn touring film festival — was released from Canadian custody not long after this alleged exchange (which he reported on his Facebook page). Which is lucky f
Bike-curious
By TOM MEEK  |  April 01, 2011


Federico Fellini's "La Dolce Vita"

Federico Fellini's "La Dolce Vita"


If you haven't been totally put off by Nine, the abysmal musical rendition of 8-1/2, you might want to restore your faith in Federico Fellini...
By Ian Sands  |  January 13, 2010