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Review: The Man With the Iron Fists

RZA's debut feature isn't just a kung-fu film, it's an abstract collection of everything he loves about the genre, from flat-voice acting to gruesome decapitations.

By JAKE MULLIGAN  |  November 09, 2012

You must think first... before you movie

It's a snowy night in late 2006, and Hostel director Eli Roth is stranded at Logan Airport with RZA. The two are bound for Los Angeles, on their way home from hanging with Quentin Tarantino in Iceland.
RZA and Roth: Behind The Man with the Iron Fists
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 02, 2012

Review: The Last Exorcism

We can thank The Blair Witch Project for a stream of fake documentaries aspiring to be edgy horror films.
Be afraid . . . to pay full price for this mess
By PEG ALOI  |  August 27, 2010
WTF, Dr. Drew, MRTPQ and Eli Roth

WTF, Dr. Drew, MRTPQ and Eli Roth

Two WTF Lines, Dr. Drew, the MRTPQ and Eli Roth all in todays The Sandbox Podcast! Listen here! Put us on your iPod.
By Charlie  |  September 16, 2009

Interview: Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino began writing the screenplay for Inglourious Basterds more than 10 years ago. When I got him on the phone, he talked about the film's long gestation and how he chose his actors.
The director talks Basterds
By KAM WILLIAMS  |  August 21, 2009

Review: Inglourious Basterds

From the beginning, Tarantino's obsessive self-referentiality and movie allusions never let you forget that you're watching a film.
Payback for Hitler in Inglourious Basterds
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 21, 2009


Cannes goods

Quick — name a world-class film-festival administrator willing to reveal that at age 12 he was titillated by the sight of clodhopper-shod Minnie Mouse stomping on Mickey's tail in a French comic book.
Tarantino, Antichrist , and well-lit genitalia show why the French film festival is like no other
By LISA NESSELSON  |  May 29, 2009

Drowning in a sea of red

As a film critic, I'm obliged to approach every film with an open mind.
Seeing Saw
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 05, 2008

Funny frames

The seemingly endless final shot of Michael Haneke’s  CACHÉ|HIDDEN  might have shocked some viewers into an almost forgotten skill: watching.
The films of Michael Haneke at the HFA and MFA
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 15, 2007

Hostell: Part II

Cut a guy’s dick off and feed it to a dog? Just more leftovers.
Ocean's Thirteen is the better sequel
By TOM MEEK  |  June 13, 2007

The girls of summer

It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 18, 2007


Fractured fairy tales

Times are tough when the Dream Factory has a better grip on what’s going on than the people in Washington.
Fantasy and reality compete for the box office in 2007
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 28, 2006


Quentin Tarantino has given a nod to Eli Roth’s gorefest about three horny twentysomethings high-fiving their way across Europe searching for hash and babes.
By TOM MEEK  |  January 17, 2006