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The Master — P.T. Anderson's controversial tour de force

Although Paul Thomas Anderson insists that all similarities are coincidental, his astounding new film The Master has riled up Scientologists.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 21, 2012
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B. Dolan goes where few MCs have gone before

B. Dolan is like Joaquin Phoenix with no safety net and a whole lot more back hair. Unlike Phoenix in last year's faux meta-mockumentary I'm Not Here , the Providence native doesn't shock people for no good reason.
The Bombzo Way
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  February 11, 2011
Round-up: Threats, Breasts, and other Gaga

Round-up: Threats, Breasts, and other Gaga


Ain't no knife-wielding, ex-FDNY firefighter gonna scare Madonna. Lady's from (close to) Detroit.Tina Fey too busy, funny for Twitter.Letterman wants check, not apology from failed...
By webteam  |  September 23, 2010
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Review: I'm Still Here

Only someone who’s unfamiliar with psychedelic treats and chemically induced psychosis could think I’m Still Here is anything but real.
Just watch the YouTube clip of Joaquin Phoenix on Letterman instead
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 17, 2010
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Review: Two Lovers

In what's bruited to be his last screen appearance, Joaquin Phoenix goes Marlon Brando mumbly.
Joaquin Phoenix's reported last film not interesting enough or deep enough
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 25, 2009

Phillippe and Jorge: Fixing the system

The always reliable Tom Sgouros raised some interesting issues in his February 7 e-mail newsletter, "Rhode Island Policy Reporter," that P+J were unable to find space for last week.
Suggestions for the next visit to the voting booth
By PHILLIPPE AND JORGE  |  February 18, 2009


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Pole sitter

Speaking to the legendary German filmmaker is like speaking to God.
Interview: Werner Herzog ponders the end of the world
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 01, 2008
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Two and one

There’s something thrilling about the right harmony of opposite-sex voices, the meaning and emotion they can convey, the balance of power and grace.
Gypsy Tailwind debut a tremendous vocal pairing
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 21, 2008
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No Reservations

Rage itself becomes a monster.
Author John Burnham Schwartz on adapting his novel, Reservation Road
By JENNY HALPER  |  October 18, 2007
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Reservation Road

Director Terry George redefines the word “thriller” by indulging in endless scenes of Ethan looking at Web sites.
The Honda Accord of movies
By CHRIS BRAIOTTA  |  October 17, 2007
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We Own the Night

James Gray’s film is in dire need of plausibility.
Gritty, macho, and lacking in grace
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 10, 2007


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The ultimate BROADCAST JOURNALIST movies

Judging from the handful of movies made on the subject, filmmakers have little apparent use for the television business.
Movies . . . one profession at a time
By RYAN STEWART  |  March 10, 2006
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Hollywood gives Bush the finger

Except for a few agitators like Sean Penn and Barbra Streisand, people in Hollywood prefer to play down their liberal bent.
Why lefty films look good for Oscar
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 26, 2006
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Hollywood gives Bush the finger - side


Our film editor's predictions
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 25, 2006