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Review: Don't be Afraid of the Dark
Katie Holmes plays Kim, a wannabe stepmom, in this lame remake of the 1973 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark .
Don't call it a comeback
| August 26, 2011
Review: Animal Kingdom
You wouldn't think life could get much more dismal than the family setting depicted in the opening scene of Australian director David Michôd's stark, lacerating debut feature.
Zoo story: It's survival of the fittest
| August 20, 2010
Review: The Road
John Hillcoat doesn't stray from Cormac McCarthy's Road For those who found the Coen Brothers' adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men too lighthearted, John Hillcoat's relentlessly faithful version of the author's post-apocalyptic Puli
No country for all men: John Hillcoat doesn't stray from Cormac McCarthy's Road
| November 27, 2009
Review: The Hurt Locker
Now that the troops are pulling out and the war no longer haunts the headlines, maybe people will want to see a film about Iraq — especially since it's one of the best war movies ever made.
Kathryn Bigelow makes her masterpiece
| July 10, 2009
With pundits already reading political significance into summer blockbusters like The Dark Knight (“Is Batman a stand-in for George Bush? Discuss.”), the meatier movies of fall arrive not a moment too soon.
Films with a full agenda
| September 08, 2008
Fuddy Meers , David Lindsay-Abaire’s madcap, not-for-the-prudish black comedy, is at Biddeford City Theater.
Biddeford's City Theater creates Fuddy Meers
| June 25, 2008
The United States of America is a nation with a proud history.
Since George W. Bush took office, the United States has sunk to unprecedented lows in sports and pop-culture domination
| June 29, 2007
When slick salesman Jimmy struts into a fortune teller’s trailer, his fate is sealed.
A moody debut
| April 04, 2007
It’s spring, and Hollywood has to get the kinks out of its system before it can focus on the business at hand: the sequels of summer.
Working out the kinks
| March 12, 2007
Who was Edie Sedgwick? Was she a muse who inspired some notable work by Andy Warhol and Bob Dylan or just a footnote in their careers? Did she have any talent or accomplishments of her own? Why, in short, does she deserve a bio-pic? Watch the trailer f
Factory Girl isn’t the bio-pic Edie deserves
| February 07, 2007
Crossword: 'Make your own attack ad'
Visual effect to use when showing your opponent
. . . in five easy steps
| May 31, 2006
The Outback might be rough and wild, but it’s the architecture that takes a real beating in The Proposition .
Nick Cave’s loaded Proposition
| May 26, 2006
Try as they might to be independent, filmmakers are still bound by family ties, the same as everyone else.
Family ties at the Independent Film Festival of Boston
| April 19, 2006
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