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The Boston Phoenix–Alumni Film Critics’ Poll

It’s true, the Boston Phoenix has never won an Oscar.
Our first-ever round-up of the past year’s best movies, with a little help from our friends
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 13, 2008

Steel City

Brian Jun’s film owes more to the family values of the Reagan era than its anarchic characters and hardscrabble style would indicate.
A warm and fuzzy film
By PAUL BABIN  |  June 06, 2007

Sweet Land

After seeing a flashback within a flashback spanning nearly eight decades in its first five minutes, I thought Ali Selim’s debut feature might delve into the mysteries of memory and time. Watch the trailer for Sweet Land  (QuickTime)
Beautifully shot
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 01, 2006