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Review: The Killer Inside Me

Jim Thompson might be the darkest of noir writers, but Michael Winterbottom's version of Thompson's 1952 novel reduces its mirthful nihilism to lurid unpleasantness.
A killer with nothing inside him
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 02, 2010

Make yourself uncomfortable

In the past month, Sandra Bullock’s husband betrayed her by screwing a white supremacist with a face tattoo, a Georgia teenager was granted the right to take his boyfriend to prom, and Ricky Martin declared himself a “fortunate homosexual man.”
Xiu Xiu bloom on Dear God
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  April 09, 2010
Podcast: Jesse James 3-22-10

Podcast: Jesse James 3-22-10

The man himself, Jesse James talks with the show this morning about the new controversy surrounding him and his extramarital activities DOWNLOAD: Podcast Jesse James 3-22To...
By MorningIntern  |  March 22, 2010
Recap 3-22 Young Will

Recap 3-22 Young Will

Well, happy Monday morning. Here is the recap for today. We have a interview with Jesse James of West Coast Choppers, we play "No One...
By MorningIntern  |  March 22, 2010

White-knuckle thrill rites

Kathryn Bigelow's art-packed action movies
Bigelow puts the art into action
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 10, 2009

Le Central

Le Central’s décor, like its menu, is a mix of bistro fare with updates on French classics.
A winning French touch in Bristol
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  July 09, 2008


Signs of life

Gone are the days when documentaries were regarded as the scruffy relatives of “real” films.
A full slate of compelling fare at the 11th annual Newport International Film Festival

Are we grading on a curve?

It’s a solid B, which isn’t bad considering the vagaries of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences.
Peter Keough’s Oscar Scorecard
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 23, 2008

The Oscars go to Hell

Maybe it’s just as well if the writers’ strike forces a cancellation of the Oscars show.
The Devil knows what the nominations will be for this year’s Oscars
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 18, 2008

Silver linings on a dark screen

The best films of 2007 hold their own when it comes to despair, evil, and treachery.
Film: 2007 in review
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 18, 2007

Bad will hunting

Films about Boston tend to be no better than their worst Boston accent.
Ben is back with Gone Baby Gone
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 18, 2007


The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

In Andrew Dominik’s revisionist Western, Jesse James is not a character.
One of the year's best movies
By RICHARD BECK  |  October 05, 2007

Folk re-revival

The laugh that opens Bruce Springsteen’s We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions is the first clue that what’s about to follow might actually be fun.
Springsteen rediscovers faith and fun in Seeger
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  May 24, 2006

Revival meeting

Everywhere you looked during the first weekend of the 37th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the big theme was, of course, recovery.
Music, T-shirts, and other matters of life and death in post-Katrina New Orleans
By JON GARELICK  |  May 10, 2006