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Review: Robot & Frank

Frank Langella adds to his string of understated, riveting performances in this gentle, incisive comedy.
A gentle, incisive comedy
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  August 24, 2012
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Marwencol and Jafar Panahi star at Boston Society of Film Critics awards

From Boston to Oscar.
Critical Acclaim Dept.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 22, 2011
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Sing, sing, sing!

For opera lovers, the offerings last fall were at best a little thin. But this winter, it seems, everyone's doin' it.
Opera is this winter's warmer
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  December 31, 2010
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Review: The Box

First-semester social-science students would wince at the overreaching metaphors in Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly’s latest Rorschach test.
David Kelly boxes himself in
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 13, 2009
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October lite

We expected the vampires, the werewolves, the zombies, and the homicidal maniacs. Same thing with the android doubles, the alien abductors, the sexually abused pregnant teenager, the Apocalypse, and the post-Apocalypse. But kids' movies?
The outlook is still gloomy, but film finds time for childish things
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 18, 2009
“Film Night at Tanglewood” with John Williams + Boston Pops Orchestra + Frank Langella

“Film Night at Tanglewood” with John Williams + Boston Pops Orchestra + Frank Langella


Looking for some lighter fare after last night’s Mozart and Mahler? That would be “Film Night at Tanglewood,” with John Williams leading the Boston Pops...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 15, 2009


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Blackbird at SpeakEasy

The year 2007 was a banner one for British theater.
A play about a confrontation between two desperate nobodies.
By ED SIEGEL  |  February 25, 2009
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Peter Morgan's Frost-Nixon

Peter Morgan's Frost/Nixon at the Colonial
Keachy
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  February 03, 2009

Media kills hero pilot

US Airways Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who pulled off the "Miracle on the Hudson" emergency landing, was found beaten to death by the national media.
Herd-mentality pack lacks sufficient imagination to find another story
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 28, 2009
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Interview: Stacy Keach

"He was Satan personified," says Stacy Keach, who has signed on to play our second-worst commander in chief in the national tour of Frost/Nixon.
Sympathy for the Devil
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  January 21, 2009
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Martyr complex

This year the Oscars will honor the men who suffer for our sins and the women who don't wear make-up.
Oscar suffers for our sins
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 13, 2009


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Review: Frost/Nixon

Dick gets off easy in Frost/Nixon
Tricky flick
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 09, 2008
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Love Comes Lately

Singer’s fear of impotence and death remains deftly woven into the dreamlike patchwork of Schütte’s narrative.
Splendid and dreamlike
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 09, 2008
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The Boston Phoenix–Alumni Film Critics’ Poll

It’s true, the Boston Phoenix has never won an Oscar.
Our first-ever round-up of the past year’s best movies, with a little help from our friends
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 13, 2008
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Auteur land?

Granted, Sweeney Todd is a grim, violent, misanthropic musical.
‘Film Culture’ in 2007
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 17, 2007
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Good Evening

All those Oscar prognosticators, all those Best Picture wagers, and nobody has mentioned, or even noticed, Andrew Wagner’s Starting Out in the Evening .
And Forever holds its peace
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 12, 2007


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Not such a wonderful place

The Boston Jewish Film Festival has always been more about the tenuous experience of that global community than about great films.
The 19th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  October 30, 2007
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Triumphant Returns

Does the world need Superman? Super vision: Bryan Singer on casting the Man of Steel .  By Peter Keough  
Bryan Singer’s Superman soars
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 20, 2007