Jonathan Rhys Meyers

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Gone but not forgotten

Yes, True Blood has resumed, and Futurama and Weeds wait in the wings. But let's take a moment to hail The Tudors , which bows out this Sunday night at 9 after four seasons on Showtime.
Henry VIII and The Tudors bid adieu
By JON GARELICK  |  June 18, 2010

Review: From Paris With Love

"God, I love the French," bellows the American ambassador to France.
Laced with Gallic bile
By BRETT MICHEL  |  February 12, 2010

Lite at the end of the tunnel?

If you had enough of the end of the world with 2012 , you might be relieved when it comes to 2010.
Fun and games in post-apocalyptic Hollywood
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 01, 2010

The Children of Huang Shi

Based very loosely on true events, Roger Spottiswoode’s epic tells the story of a cocky and callow young British journalist.
A draggy, laborious effort
By GERALD PEARY  |  May 28, 2008

Off with their heads!

The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933) with Charles Laughton ran through all six wives in 97 minutes.
The Tudors  stoops to conquer
By JON GARELICK  |  April 15, 2008

August Rush

Kirsten Sheridan’s movie is about Music: how Music connects all of us, how Music is everywhere, how all Music is uplifting, dammit, no matter what.
An antidote to intelligence and insight
By RICHARD BECK  |  November 20, 2007


War zones

The party’s over. Time for the lessons to begin.
Fall films face terror at home and abroad
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 12, 2007

The Phoenix’s first annual sex-survey results

Back in May, staff writer Camille Dodero reported on the state of sex in Boston through interviews with straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people (“ Sex (Circa 2006). ”) Topics ranged from one-night stands to monogamous relationships, from
You people really like oral, don’t hide your porn, and want to do the deed in Fenway
By THEPHOENIX.COM  |  August 09, 2006

Scots Wha Hae

Scottish actor Brian Cox is an ace at playing villains.
The career of Brian Cox
By RYAN STEWART  |  August 03, 2006

Boston music news: June 2, 2006

Former PUSH STARS singer/songwriter CHRIS TRAPPER is going Hollywood.
Notes on Chris Trapper, formerly of the Push Stars.
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  May 31, 2006

Mission implausible

Like the adrenaline shot that invigorates one of his characters, television wunderkind J.J. Abrams’s stab at the billion-dollar Tom Cruise spy franchise briefly gets your heart pounding, only to ultimately fail at bringing much-needed life to the latest
Mission: Impossible III will self-destruct in 7500 seconds
By BRETT MICHEL  |  May 05, 2006

Woody speaks - sidebar

By  |  January 18, 2006

Scarlett’s letters

Scarlett Johansson struck up such a friendship with Woody Allen that after Match Point , he gave her the lead in his next movie.
Johansson and Rhys Meyers lob a few
By GARY SUSMAN  |  January 14, 2006

Power Point - sidebar

By  |  January 09, 2006

Power Point

A move to London has yielded the director's most bracing, sure-handed, satisfying film in a decade.
Woody Allen returns to form in Match Point
By GARY SUSMAN  |  January 09, 2006