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Affleck on 'Argo'

Ben Affleck's Argo may be a 1970s period piece, but that doesn't mean his Iran-set thriller isn't timely.

By JAKE MULLIGAN  |  October 12, 2012
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Will Harvey have his way with the Oscars again?

Like Mitt Romney, the inevitable but unlovable Republican presidential nominee, The Artist looks like a sure bet for most of the top Oscars, which will be presented on February 26.
Beyond Help
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 24, 2012
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He’s here!

I’m Not There is an apt name for a bio-pic with six Bob Dylans, none of them the real one.
Todd Haynes talks about his Dylan movie
By ROB NELSON  |  November 20, 2007
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Dark new wave

Every now and then, it happens: a new wave from where?
Contemporary Romanian cinema at the HFA
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  October 01, 2007

Being there

Ten years ago at the premiere of the Newport International Film Festival, you didn’t have to be a psychic to foresee that the event would prove popular.
The Newport Fest thrives on location, location, location
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 30, 2007
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Fit to be Thai’d

This retro spoof is an affectionate homage to cheapo Thai Westerns of the 1950s, trashy Thai action films of the 1960s, weepie melodramas of all eras.
Black Tiger delights; Fauteuils d’orchestre bores
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 27, 2007


Babel rousers

It’s not often that I feel this way, but this year I’m kind of proud of my profession.
Oscar opts for liberal gilt
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 17, 2007
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Devine DVDs

Sure, we all know Get Smart! is out on DVD in time for the holidays, and the Superman films (all of them, going back to 1948), and Mission Impossible: The Ultimate Missions Collection , sure, sure, as if you could miss the bleating sirens of studio pu
Film-smart gifts for people who think they’ve seen everything
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  December 07, 2006
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Fissionable material

The Iranian masters upon whom we’ve come to depend seem for the moment to be indulging in their global fame.
Gauging the new wave at the Festival of Films from Iran
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  November 10, 2006
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The Protector

Ong-bak felt like the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Watch the trailer for The Protector  (QuickTime)
The beginning of a beautiful friendship
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  September 13, 2006