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Review: Cool It

Bjørn Lomborg, the Danish director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist , has been called an idiot and a traitor by his critics — none of whom is given a forum to speak in the new documentary.
Bjørn Lomborg: environmental Antichrist or nice guy? Or both?
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 19, 2010
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Interview: Davis Guggenheim, director of Waiting for Superman

Davis Guggenheim has always been a man on a mission.
Out with the Old School
By TOM MEEK  |  October 01, 2010
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As 'Superman' debuts, risks and rewards of school reform made plain

The documentary Waiting for "Superman" opens this week — an ambitious film that aims to bring the debate over education reform into every household.
The Academy
By TOM MEEK  |  October 01, 2010
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Review: Waiting for Superman

If you were wondering about the state of our education system, Davis Guggenheim's documentary won't make you feel very optimistic.
Guggenheim suggests the wait will be long for America's schools
By TOM MEEK  |  October 01, 2010
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Cinema paradisos

Here's the dilemma: you love movies, but you also love the idea of taking a vacation to one of the many inviting resorts that New England has to offer — the beaches of Cape Cod or the Islands, picturesque towns in Maine or Rhode Island, or even the cultu
As Hollywood's summer fare goes cold, local film festivals heat up
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 18, 2010
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There was a film fest from Nantucket . . . and P'town

One look at the line-up at the local multiplex and you might ask yourself, "How far away can I get from Marmaduke and still remain in the state of Massachusetts?" Turns out that summer-movie relief is just a ferry ride away.
Escapist Cinema
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 11, 2010


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Review: It Might Get Loud

Some guitar teachers will tell you there’s a right way and a wrong way to play the guitar. But Davis Guggenheim’s rousing new documentary, It Might Get Loud, reminds us that that’s not true at all.
Davis Guggenheim films his essay on the electric guitar
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 28, 2009
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Gracie

Gracie treads territory familiar to anyone who’s seen a sports movie in the past 10 years.
 A familiar girl-power tale
By BROOKE HOLGERSON  |  May 30, 2007
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Truth and consequences

For a film consisting mostly of a middle-aged guy pointing to charts and lecturing about complex, controversial, and world-challenging ideas, An Inconvenient Truth makes for a more entertaining thriller than The Da Vinci Code .
Al Gore’s graphic disaster movie
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 20, 2007
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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