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Review: Captain America: The First Avenger

Joe Johnston's adaptation of the Marvel comic book exalts the virtues of optimism, decency, and perseverance in a rousing adventure of old-fashioned adolescent exuberance.
Rueful innocence and sneaky humor
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 29, 2011

Review: Transformers

Revenge of the Fallen has already achieved at least one Hollywood first: it's the only major movie I know of to be released without press notes.
Mechanical failure; expect no change from this Transformers
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 26, 2009

Fawkes populi?

Maybe all oppression runs pretty much the same course, but Alan Moore & David Lloyd’s 1981 graphic novel V for Vendetta sure seems prescient today.
V for vacillation
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 16, 2006

Politics as usual?

Conspiracy, corruption, catastrophe — politics and world events sure can be exciting. Even the mainstream news is taking an interest.
Or will Hollywood cover the issues in 2006?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 26, 2006