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Review: Seven Psychopaths

As in his debut In Bruges , Martin McDonagh here plays self-reflexive games while undermining the gangster genre.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 12, 2012
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Review: Dark Horse

Todd Solondz has turned his audience's divisiveness into a calling card with his often hilariously upsetting films, so it's a surprise that his new movie is fairly tame.
Fairly tame
By MILES BOWE  |  August 10, 2012
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Meta P. has a simpler plan

Don't let Sean Sbardella's moniker of choice — Metaphysics ("Meta P") — dissuade fellow ol-skool enthusiasts who prefer original-recipe rap to the bombastic, rapid-fire verbiage of latter-day indie backpackers.
Original recipe
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 28, 2011
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Interview: Max Raabe

"It was so crazy in the '20s, in the Weimar Republic. Everything was so open-minded and wide, and that is why I love that period so much."
Killer cabaret: bringing Berlin to Boston
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  March 05, 2010
CLICK TRACKS: Music News Roundup (Walken' on Gaga, Weezer in Snuggies, Bono straddles the Berlin Wall, and more)

CLICK TRACKS: Music News Roundup (Walken' on Gaga, Weezer in Snuggies, Bono straddles the Berlin Wall, and more)


In the best (and strangest) pop re-make since Shatner gave us "Rocket Man," Christopher Walken weighs in on the Gaga phenom with a spoken-word rendition...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  November 05, 2009

Holy multiplicity, Batman!


A Caped-Crusader scorecard
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 16, 2008


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''Things'' we love

Until I was 14, I spent nearly every Saturday evening wading through a wealth of antique objects in my grandmother’s small apartment in the Baltimore suburbs.
Writers extol sacred objects of everyday use — and uselessness
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  September 24, 2007
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Balls of Fury

Credit in part Christopher Walken’s evil Feng, a screwy triad boss sponsoring a death-match ping-pong tourney in South America.
A comic mish-mash
By TOM MEEK  |  August 29, 2007
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Recycled Waters

John Waters’s Hairspray , which marked his descent into an undistinguished gentility, is not even 20 years old.
Third time around, Hairspray still flows fresh
By CHRIS BRAIOTTA  |  July 18, 2007
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The girls of summer

It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 18, 2007
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Everything but the girl

What would rock be without girls?
Gocasual delivers The Whole Time I Knew You
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 02, 2006


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Click

In his latest and possibly most banal plea for respect, Adam Sandler plays an architect trying to juggle the demands of family and work. Watch the trailer for Click (QuickTime)
Gooey, Capra-esque plea for respectability from Sandler
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  June 28, 2006
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Apocalypse now and then

With Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center opening on the same day, this summer won’t be offering the usual escapist fare.
Doom, damnation, and other summer fun
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 03, 2006
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Bachelor party

It's easy to see how Wedding Crashers , the latest offering from the New Comedy Mafia, became the sixth-highest grossing film of 2005 (out-grossing The 40-Year Old Virgin by a cool hundred million dollars).
Wedding Crashers comes uncorked on DVD
By AARON SOLOMON  |  January 31, 2006

New to DVD for the week of January 3, 2006


Broken Flowers , The Cave , The Gospel , Hustle & Flow , and Wedding Crashers
By  |  January 13, 2006

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Broken Flowers, Wedding Crashers, The Gospel, Hustle & Flow , and The Cave.
New to DVD for the week of January 6, 2006
By  |  January 07, 2006