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Review: The Hunger Games

More powerful than fear in subduing a society, says President Snow (Donald Sutherland) in this overstuffed adaptation of the first book in Suzanne Collins's trilogy, is hope.
Jennifer Lawrence is the big winner here
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 23, 2012

Review: The Eagle

Like Neil Marshall's Centurion, this historic tale of the Ninth Roman Legion in Britain features Pictish warriors and jaw-dropping scenery.
Channing Tatum gets stuck in a buddy movie
By PEG ALOI  |  February 11, 2011

Crossword: ''Court case''

Time to mix and match
By MATT JONES  |  November 19, 2008

The 16 greatest stoner movies

We’re picking the best 16 stoner films of all time — one for every easily weighable segment of an ounce.
Our favorite marijuana movies
By LANCE GOULD  |  August 11, 2008

Fool's Gold

As for Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson, they should have a sit-down with their agents.
Ever shirtless, ever silly
By TOM MEEK  |  February 13, 2008

Masterpieces and mysteries

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that there cannot be too many Jane Austen adaptations for film and television.
‘The Complete Jane Austen’ on WGBH, and making book on the Austen detectives
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 14, 2008

The Austen adaptations

By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  January 09, 2008

Fierce People

Griffin Dunne’s 2005 film is like The Great Gatsby with Jay as an old coot whose grandchildren attack the help with spears.
Poor city-kid meet plain ridiculous
By JENNY HALPER  |  September 19, 2007

Hot beast

Here are six possibilities, with the odds of their ascension.
Penguins are so 2006. What animal will capture the public’s imagination in 2007?
By RYAN STEWART  |  December 21, 2006


This article originally appeared in the June 1, 1971 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Of festivities
By DEAC ROSSELL  |  November 14, 2006

Aurora Borealis

Want to make an independent movie? Watch the trailer for Aurora Borealis  (QuickTime)
A template for indies
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 06, 2006


Yes sir!

David Zeiger’s Sir! No Sir! is yet another absorbing documentary that George W. won’t see, or want you to see, because, as the prez often cautions, “It sends the wrong message to our troops.”
David Zeiger’s anti-war military
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 14, 2006

An American Haunting

Like The Amityville Horror , Courtney Solomon’s dim-lit, pioneer period fright fest clings to its “based on true events” tag, otherwise no one would care.
Spooky moments hacked together
By TOM MEEK  |  May 09, 2006

The Simpsons 20 best guest voices of all time

The TV gods are smiling upon us.
Will Gervais join them?
By RYAN STEWART  |  March 29, 2006