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Review: Potiche

The eclectic François Ozon often combines the offbeat and the generic to the benefit of both.
Screwball comedy meets political boilerplate
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 08, 2011
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Unmitigated Gaul

The French pride themselves on their revolutionary spirit, no less in film than in politics.
Rogues and rebels in the Boston French Film Festival
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 02, 2010
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Cinema paradisos

Here's the dilemma: you love movies, but you also love the idea of taking a vacation to one of the many inviting resorts that New England has to offer — the beaches of Cape Cod or the Islands, picturesque towns in Maine or Rhode Island, or even the cultu
As Hollywood's summer fare goes cold, local film festivals heat up
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 18, 2010
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Festival atmosphere

Summer traditionally has been the happy hunting ground for Hollywood studios — the time when they unleash their big-budgeted, f/x-heavy warhorses on armies of newly freed schoolchildren and frazzled adults trying to beat the heat.
Between the Blockbuster and the beach there are the film festivals of New England
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 12, 2009
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Babylon A.D.

Vin Diesel’s bad-ass boomfest will do if you’re in the mood for post-environmental-apocalypse action that doesn’t make you think too hard.
Incoherent and somewhat amusing
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  September 03, 2008
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Paris je t'aime

The concept for this anthology was a short film representing each of Paris’s 20 arrondissements, from the Jardins des Tuileries (#1) to the Cimitière du Père Lachaise (#20).
A whirlwind tour of 18 arrondissements in 120 minutes
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 23, 2007


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Project adventure

It’s hard to say which is bigger, Cyrano de Bergerac’s nose or his thesaurus.
Cyrano at Trinity Rep, Heading for Eureka at Centastage
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  June 02, 2006
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Words of love . . .

Mauro Hantman sat down heavily at a café table in the upstairs lobby at Trinity Repertory Company after a rehearsal of Cyrano de Bergerac .
. . . and a love of words in Cyrano de Bergerac
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 10, 2006
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The Last Holiday

Queen Latifah has the Alec Guinness role as a quietly desperate type with a terminal prognosis in this remake of the 1950 romantic comedy.
 
By TOM MEEK  |  January 13, 2006