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Review: Repo Men

Miguel Sapochnik's adaptation of Eric Garcia's novel The Repossession Mambo offers a twisted take on the subprime mess.
Organ grinder
By TOM MEEK  |  March 19, 2010

Crossword: ''Who Wants Crabs?''

We got 'em right here!
We got 'em right here!
By MATT JONES  |  March 12, 2010
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Review: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Few filmmakers have suffered from the life-imitates-art phenomenon as has Terry Gilliam.
Ledger-demain: Gilliam leaves nothing to the Imaginarium
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 08, 2010
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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
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Review: Sherlock Holmes

In its own way an ideal holiday blockbuster for the moderately educated, the new light-footed overhaul of Sherlock Holmes is three parts self-satisfied mixer to one part hard storytelling, and if anything, the film's popular trailers should have deterred
Boys will be boys
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  December 25, 2009
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Cannes job

Five goodies coming out of Cannes
Five films to watch for
By LISA NESSELSON  |  May 29, 2009


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A Girl Cut in Two

The title of Claude Chabrol’s 2007 black comic morality tale — La fille coupée en deux — serves as a playful reminder of the role women usually play on the screen.
High-quality perversity
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 04, 2008
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Sleuth

Think Carlton Fisk and Thurman Munson.
Michael Caine remaking Michael Caine
By MARK BAZER  |  October 17, 2007
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Breaking and Entering

What with the Downs-syndrome boy in Notes on a Scandal and now the autistic girl in Anthony Minghella’s Breaking and Entering , maybe the Brits are coming up with a subgenre of the family melodrama in which a spouse is driven to infidelity by a mental
Pretensions do not pay off
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 07, 2007
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Fractured fairy tales

Times are tough when the Dream Factory has a better grip on what’s going on than the people in Washington.
Fantasy and reality compete for the box office in 2007
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 28, 2006
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The Holiday

A reminder to all producers: alluding to iconic romantic comedies in a bid for legitimacy can be a dangerous game, even when you have appealing stars. Watch the trailer for The Holiday  (QuickTime)
A safe box office bet
By BROOKE HOLGERSON  |  December 06, 2006


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Off with their heads

The signs are getting bleak for the man in the White House and the party in power.
Recent polls are giving the GOP the willies. So should the movies.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 20, 2006
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Stark realization

Zaillian gives a workout to the elements that make this book such a favorite with high-school English teachers: the neat symbolism, the themes of good and evil, guilt and innocence. But the ideas remain abstract. Watch the trailer for All the King's M
Steve Zaillian can’t put All the King’s Men together again
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 22, 2006
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Fall back

If you cannot remember the past, so Santayana said, you’re condemned to repeat it. Watch trailers for this fall's new releases.
This season, Hollywood lives in the past
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 13, 2006
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Date Movie

In this masturbative inanity, Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, the duo who scripted Scary Movie , spoof recent romantic staples like Hitch , Bridget Jones , and My Big Fat Greek Wedding .
Dumb, dumb-dumb-dumb, dumb
By TOM MEEK  |  February 23, 2006