James Ivory

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Review: The City Of Your Final Destination

Watching a James Ivory film is like entering a room aglow with plush furniture and exuding tasteful music and promising comfort and a brush with sensuality.
A lazy, lush adaptation
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 07, 2010

Photos: Brattle Oscars Party 2010

The Brattle Theatre celebrates their 10th annual Oscarss Party, March 7, 2010
The Brattle Theatre celebrates their 10th annual Oscars Party, March 7, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 12, 2010

Blu Christmas . . . without DVD

Ah, yes: the most wonderful time of the year, tinged with muddy snow and the creeping darkness of our most recent Depression.
Kick your films into hi-def this season with those other shiny silver discs
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 11, 2009

Before the Rains

The narrative tumbles at the self-conscious, obviously constructed rainy ending.
Competent, intelligent, unadventurous
By GERALD PEARY  |  May 14, 2008

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

The White Countess

Bob Fosse’s idea that life is a cabaret is taken up by James Ivory’s film, though with little of Fosse’s verve and genius.
By BY PETER KEOUGH  |  January 18, 2006


Wish list

[1] An MBTA Red Line station without a broken escalator. [2] Someone in the White House who at least pretends we’re still looking for Osama.
106 things the Phoenix wants to see in 2006
By  |  December 30, 2005