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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
| 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
| February 11, 2011
Crossword: ''Court case''
Time to mix and match
| 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
| August 11, 2008
As for Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson, they should have a sit-down with their agents.
Ever shirtless, ever silly
| 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
| January 14, 2008
The Austen adaptations
| January 09, 2008
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
| September 19, 2007
Here are six possibilities, with the odds of their ascension.
Penguins are so 2006. What animal will capture the public’s imagination in 2007?
| December 21, 2006
This article originally appeared in the June 1, 1971 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
| November 14, 2006
Want to make an independent movie? Watch the trailer for Aurora Borealis (QuickTime)
A template for indies
| October 06, 2006
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
| 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
| May 09, 2006
The Simpsons 20 best guest voices of all time
The TV gods are smiling upon us.
Will Gervais join them?
| March 29, 2006
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