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Blood and honey

Review: In the Land of Blood and Honey

Jolie has loosely reworked the story of Romeo and Juliet in an infamous setting familiar from CNN but here seen from the inside.
Angelina Jolie's feature directorial debut
By TOM MEEK  |  January 06, 2012
Short Take: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Review: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Unfortunately, Fincher doesn't add much to Niels Arden Oplev's Swedish version: more Googling and plot-compressing montages and an altered but still convoluted ending.
Flamboyantly grisly sex crimes
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 23, 2011
Short Take: The Adventures of Tintin

Review: The Adventures of Tintin(1)

I don't know how fans of the title hero are going to take this adaptation, since I'm not familiar with the classic Hergé comic strip on which it's based, but followers of Steven Spielberg might regard it as a second-rate, animated Indiana Jones.
Spielberg's second-rate animated Indiana Jones
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 23, 2011
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Review: Dream House

You'd have to be crazy to quit your job in the depths of the recession, but that's just what New York publishing exec Will Atenton (Daniel Craig) does in Dream House , planning to write that novel and spend more time with his wife (Rachel Weisz) and ki
Haunted house chills and mind games
By ANNE LEWINSON  |  October 07, 2011
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Review: Dream House

You'd have to be crazy to quit your job in the depths of the recession, but that's just what New York publishing exec Will Atenton (Daniel Craig) does in Dream House , planning to write that novel and spend more time with his wife (Rachel Weisz) and ki
Haunted house chills and mind games
By ANNE LEWINSON  |  October 07, 2011
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Review: Cowboys & Aliens

As Dolarhyde, the cattle baron lording over the frontier town in Jon Favreau's pastiche of Western and sci-fi movies, Harrison Ford has the best lines. Like: "That's ridiculous!" — said when someone explains why Independence Day -like aliens are blasti
Favreau's pastiche of Western and sci-fi movies
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 05, 2011


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Game Changer?(1)

For the worse part of two decades, Hollywood has been trying to discover the formula for successfully adapting video games to the big screen.
After decades of lackluster releases, the video-game-turned-film genre may have finally found its royalty
By BRETT MICHEL  |  June 04, 2010

Crossword: ''Pig out''

External appearances count.
External appearances count.
By MATT JONES  |  May 15, 2009
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Review: Defiance

Edward Zwick directs the true-ish tale of the Bielskis.
Perfectly coiffed actors in the unforgiving woodland setting is a poor choice
By BRETT MICHEL  |  January 13, 2009
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Interview: Ed Zwick

On January 16, director Ed Zwick's Defiance storms theaters with its harrowing tale of the freedom-fighting Bielski brothers, who retreat to the forests of Belarus to protect an ever-growing brigade of Jewish refugees and wage relentless guerilla war
Into the woods
By SHAULA CLARK  |  January 13, 2009
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Anti-depressant cinema

The screen offers relief from a world of woe
The screen offers relief from a world of woe
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 29, 2008


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Truly Tess

Any film/TV adaptation of Hardy is in fact rare.
Hardy, for once, gets his due
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 29, 2008
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Girl's guide to 10 hottest videogame studs

Video game developers have finally begun to give us ladies some eye candy.
Bishonen and beefcakes
By Maddy Myers  |  December 09, 2008
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Wish-fulfillment for a burning world

From the shining big-screen debut of Iron Man to the large amounts of green produced by the Incredible Hulk, this was the year the public couldn't get enough of their favorite heroes.
The 2008 heroic holiday DVD and Blu-ray gift guide
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 08, 2008
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Quantum mechanic

Little Solace for Bond fans
Little Solace for Bond fans
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 11, 2008
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Autumn peeves

With pundits already reading political significance into summer blockbusters like The Dark Knight (“Is Batman a stand-in for George Bush? Discuss.”), the meatier movies of fall arrive not a moment too soon.
Films with a full agenda
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 08, 2008


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Untrue north

Just as there are many universes in the world of Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass (published in Great Britain as Northern Lights ), so there are many movies in this New Line adaptation.
This Compass doesn't point to Pullman
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  December 05, 2007
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Heroes of our time

In interviews promoting The Bourne Ultimatum , Matt Damon has argued that his Jason Bourne has supplanted James Bond as the hero of our time.
From Bond to Bourne, the good guys (and girls) buck the system
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 31, 2007

Bodies: Bill Scully



By TAMARA WIEDER  |  January 16, 2007
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Casino Royale I

Cinema buffs and Bond fans know that the Casino Royale  that’s opening in theaters this week isn’t the first screen version of Ian Fleming’s novel.
Would you believe an American James Bond
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  November 17, 2006
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Five-card stud

Every era gets the James Bond it deserves. Ours gets a Bond who’s strong and forceful but also reckless and arrogant, who blunders into tricky situations in Third World countries and makes a bloody mess of things. Watch the trailer for Casino Royale
Daniel Craig delivers a meaty Bond
By GARY SUSMAN  |  November 15, 2006


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Bond traders

The latest casualty of the war on terror: Pierce Brosnan. Five car stud: Daniel Craig delivers a meaty Bond
Why Pierce got booted
By GARY SUSMAN  |  November 15, 2006
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Infamous

Comparisons are invidious but also inevitable, especially in this camp follower to last year’s lauded Capote . Watch the trailer for Infamous  (QUickTime)
Where's the story?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 11, 2006
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Renaissance

The visuals of Christian Volckman’s film blow away just about everything else on the screen this year. Watch the trailer for Renaissance  (QuickTime)
Not so much  
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 27, 2006
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Fall back

If you cannot remember the past, so Santayana said, you’re condemned to repeat it. Watch trailers for this fall's new releases.
This season, Hollywood lives in the past
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 13, 2006

Don’t get too hip

Officials at the Maine Department of Agriculture and Assorted Other Kultures are still reeling from the news that TV celebrity Homer Simpson has endorsed Maine potatoes.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  March 08, 2006


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An unlikely Bond

Having ceded his signature role to a younger Bond, Pierce Brosnan couldn’t have planned a better escape route from the clutches of SPECTRE than with his portrayal of a profane, boozy killer.
Brosnan and Kinnear hit it off in The Matador
By BRETT MICHEL  |  January 17, 2006