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Ghost Rider 3D: Spirit of Vengeance

Review: Ghost Rider 3D: Spirit of Vengeance

The filmmakers deliver some gorgeous landscape shots of Asia Minor and leverage the 3D perspective to good effect, but the time between such moments of relief can seem like an eternity of movie hell.
Movie hell
By Tom Meek  |  February 24, 2012
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Review: The Debt

Based on the 2007 Israeli film Ha-Hov, the story weaves present and past together, with most of the action surrounding the fateful mission and the perilous web of duty, passion, and betrayal that still haunts the agents.
John Madden's smart, icy thriller
By PEG ALOI  |  September 02, 2011
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Review: Life During Wartime

You can’t get enough Happiness — or so Todd Solondz must have thought when he spun off this sour sequel to his 1998 misanthropic ode to suburban perversion.
Solondz's return to Happiness is — surprise! — really depressing
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 23, 2010
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Review: The Eclipse

Conor McPherson’s unlikely mash-up of an autumn romance and a ghost story for the most part achieves an affecting charm.
A strange mix succeeds
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 16, 2010
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Blackbird at SpeakEasy

The year 2007 was a banner one for British theater.
A play about a confrontation between two desperate nobodies.
By ED SIEGEL  |  February 25, 2009

The Austen adaptations



By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 09, 2008


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Blood simple

To love Paul Thomas Anderson is to love his endings.
Daniel Day-Lewis gushes in Paul Thomas Anderson’s punch-drunk epic
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 04, 2008
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Bride and prejudice

Noah Baumbach’s The Squid and the Whale marked him as the reigning bard of disaffected 16-year-olds from privileged, culturally elite, miserably broken families.
Margot  has snob appeal
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 20, 2007
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Crossword: This plane sucks


That's the last time I write Jonesin' while flying.
By MATT JONES  |  April 05, 2006