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PTown IFF 2011

The 13th Annual Provincetown International Film Festival

Henry Thoreau said of the song of the wood thrush: "Whenever a man hears it, it is a new world and a free country, and the gates of heaven are not shut. . . . " For some reason, Provincetown is full of these birds — appropriately so, given the avowed in
Cape Crusaders
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 24, 2011

Duncan Jones on solving Source Code

It's the elephant in the room when you're talking to Duncan Jones: this guy is Zowie Bowie, Ziggy Stardust's son. It's uncool to bring it up, but how can you not at least mention it?
Game plan
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 01, 2011

Portman, Aronofsky dance on the edge

Barre code
Barre code
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 03, 2010

Review: Black Swan

Darren Aronofsky's bizarre and brilliant Black Swan might remind you of many other movies, from All About Eve to David Cronenberg's The Fly . But it's also like nothing you've ever seen before.
Fowl play: Aronofsky, Portman take flight
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 03, 2010
AUDIO: Press conference for "Black Swan" [MP3]

AUDIO: Press conference for "Black Swan" [MP3]

Laugh, cry, or gasp -- in horror, delight, or incredulity -- but chances are you won't be bored by Darren Aronofsky's sui generis extravaganza, "Black...
By Peter Keough  |  December 02, 2010

Hidden in plain sight

In a larger new home and with its most impressive roster in years, the Maine Jewish Film Festival can already boast a successful 2010.
The Maine Jewish Film Festival explores identity


From deli to concert hall

If you're a young (or youngish) music fan looking to become a little bit more engaged with classical music, there is truly no better time than right now, particularly if you'll find yourself in Portland this weekend.
Crossing, and expanding, boundaries with Brooklyn Rider
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  February 26, 2010

Interview: Robert Siegel

As Robert Siegel explores the idea of what happens when reality curb-stomps overblown expectation, it's hard not to feel a visceral twinge of empathy.  
 On the shoulders of Giants fans
By SHAULA CLARK  |  September 22, 2009

Mat city

Despite the bleak scenario, this is Aronofsky's funniest film.
Aronofsky, Rourke make The Wrestler a champ
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 22, 2008

Interview: Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky might deny it, but he almost died for a metaphor.
Ring cycle
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 22, 2008

We do too have celebrity sightings in Boston!

Who cares about seeing Sacha Baron Cohen eat dinner with Rachel Weisz and Darren Aronofsky at Fiamma?
Gawking and stalking
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  December 01, 2006


The Fountain

Darren Aronofsky ( Pi, Requiem for a Dream ) took a big risk in proceeding with this project after original leads Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett left the film. Watch the trailer for The Fountain  (QuickTime)
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 21, 2006

Escape claws

Wolverine may be a dark, tormented character, but Hugh Jackman is anything but. “I'm boring,” he says, “which is terrific.”
Hugh Jackman flies high, sings low
By GARY SUSMAN  |  May 26, 2006