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Review: Adventureland

Could the revival of the "Portrait of the Auteur As a Young Man" genre signal a new era of auteurship in Hollywood? Maybe, but Mottola, for one, hasn't quite reached that point.
Greg Mottola faces growing pains
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 31, 2009

Not so sentimental Education

The Education of Charlie Banks can prove an education for the close-minded critic.
Fred Durst gets passing grades with Charlie Banks
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 09, 2007

Durst’s cinematic debut starts making the rounds

The Education of Charlie Banks is a coming-of-age picture notable in part because it marks the directorial debut of Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst.
Reel life
By BOB GULLA  |  October 31, 2007


If Kenny Guarino has his way, Rhode Island will become a mecca for independent film.
Strongheart roars to life
By BOB GULLA  |  April 25, 2007

Life after Bizkit

Last week, Fred Durst made a quiet appearance in Providence, not trawling for nookie (though he did recently get engaged to a local woman), and not as a musicmaker.
 Fred Durst's 'new' career
By BOB GULLA  |  August 02, 2006

Local color

Michael Corrente will be presented with the Creative Vision Award for his influential and ambitious work next week at the 10th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival.
Michael Corrente draws on his roots
By BOB GULLA  |  August 02, 2006


A pleasure doing business

While Fred Durst has praised the Rhode Island locations used for his independent film The Education of Charlie Banks , he has a particular reason to appreciate the Ocean State.
The social side of the film boom
By IAN DONNIS  |  August 02, 2006

Small state, big stage

When some of his childhood friends in Cranston were starting to party, Steven Feinberg remained transfixed by the movies -- to the point where he envisioned one day serving as Rhode Island’s celluloid king.
Steven Feinberg reveals how Rhode Island wound up on the Hollywood map
By IAN DONNIS  |  August 02, 2006