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Year in Film: Risky business

Every year the studios hold back their best until the end of the year, but this year they let us down.
Films whose aspirations are more than Academic
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 22, 2008

Crossing over

As a German of Turkish descent, Fatih Akin has demonstrated an understandable preoccupation with borders — national, cultural, generational, sexual — in his films.
Fatih Akin’s blue Heaven
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 25, 2008

Akin talks Turkey

Did he worry that it might sound like the name of an undiscovered Douglas Sirk film?
Cutting Edge of Heaven
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 25, 2008

Auf der Anderen Seite|The Edge of Heaven

Maybe opening this year’s Boston Turkish Film Festival with a movie by Fatih Akin is the festival’s way of calling attention to Turkey’s hopes of joining the European Union.
Borderless realm of love, loss, and reconciliation
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 19, 2008

Hell boy

Fassbinderians rejoice — your crucifixion, your tribulative martyrdom, has arrived.
Fassbinder’s Berlin Alexanderplatz at the ICA
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  March 18, 2008