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Review: Red Riding

The '70s were ugly enough wherever you lived, but to judge from the three 2009 British TV movies adapted from David Peace's Red Riding quartet (each novel named after a year between 1974 and 1983 — 1977 somehow got lost in the shuffle), nowhere more
Yorkshire pudding
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 19, 2010

Style meets stylus

It's a credit to Pixar's success that so many animated films of the past decade have been compelled to sport the sheen of CGI. But now that filmmakers have wrung reality out of 1's and 0's, they're starting to cast their eyes on the next frontier.
Eastern-inspired digital delights at the Brattle
By SHAULA CLARK  |  June 12, 2009

Black and white and red all over

The most common problem afflicting video games these days is a deficit of imagination. So many releases look alike, sound alike, and play alike.
The stylish ultraviolence of MadWorld
By MITCH KRPATA  |  March 31, 2009

The pile-up

No longer is there an off-season or even a chance to catch our breath after the fall deluge.
A blizzard of new games
By MITCH KRPATA  |  December 29, 2008

Review: The Spirit

Awful on every level
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 23, 2008

Cinema of Shadows

It’s not likely, but Judd Apatow’s pitch for Knocked Up might have sounded something like this.
We’re five years into the Iraq crisis, and Hollywood hasn't made a film about the war. Or is  every film is about the war?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 06, 2007



Outside a Chippendale show you’ll never see this many half-clad beefcakes in a single gander.
So much testosterone...
By TOM MEEK  |  March 06, 2007


Brian K. Vaughan is one of the highest-profile writers in American comics right now, a hyper-prolific idea man whose projects are driven by crisp, suspenseful pacing and built around resonant metaphors.
Brian K. Vaughan’s world of comics
By DOUGLAS WOLK  |  January 02, 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


What happened to Aceyalone?
MAGNIFICENT CITY | Project Blowed/Decon
By JAMIN WARREN  |  January 23, 2006


Comics. Graphic novels. Sequential-art books. Call them what you will, but there are more of them than ever.
A sweet crop of graphic narratives
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 01, 1900