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Review: Cloud Atlas

The most disappointing film of the year, Lana and Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer's adaptation of David Mitchell's 2004 novel fails on nearly every level.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 26, 2012

Interview: David Mitchell on Cloud Nine

In his 2004 Cloud Atlas, British author David Mitchell presents six stories, each from a different literary genre, written in different styles, featuring characters in diverse settings and time periods.

By ED SYMKUS  |  October 26, 2012

Ten fall film releases

Unlike his debut feature, In Bruges, the title of prolific playwright and filmmaker Martin McDonagh's hilarious, ingenious, and sneakily profound second movie, Seven Psychopaths, gives you a good idea of what you're in for.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 21, 2012

End of the world movies we will miss because of the end of the world

 It's a shame that the world is ending May 21 because that means we'll miss some interesting end of the world movies. Not necessarily films...
By Peter Keough  |  May 18, 2011

Dutch courage

When you've already written a novel like Cloud Atlas , which travels from 1850 to the apocalyptic future and back again, writing a historical novel might be redundant.
David Mitchell's Jacob de Zoet revises historical fiction
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 25, 2010