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Julian Schnabel, a painter by trade, comes at his films (all bio-pics) with passion and élan.
A tale of female empowerment
| April 08, 2011
Review: Wlodzimierz Ksiazek's abstract expressions at RIC
Wlodzimierz Ksiazek's exhibit of chunky, muscular abstract paintings at Rhode Island College's Bannister Gallery (600 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence, through March 30) is a dose of the old-time religion.
Energetic textures and surfaces
| March 18, 2011
More MPAA: a "PG-13" for "Miral"
I suppose this is good news, but after reading this item about how the Weinstein Brothers managed to get the MPAA to change the rating...
| March 10, 2011
Review: Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child
There’s little doubt that Jean-Michel Basquiat’s brief whirlwind of an existence is his best-known masterpiece.
A deep reach into Basquiat's eclectic repertoire
| April 16, 2010
Money is a dominant topic of conversation in the art world even when there isn’t a global financial crisis.
The Museum School Art Sale at SMFA, ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock + Roll’ at Steven Zevitas Gallery
EVAN J. GARZA
| November 13, 2008
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
| February 13, 2008
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
| 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
| 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
| December 18, 2007
So far this year, the efforts to adapt books deemed unfilmable have proved just that.
Schnabel’s Butterfly is the year’s best
| December 18, 2007
Granted, Sweeney Todd is a grim, violent, misanthropic musical.
‘Film Culture’ in 2007
| December 17, 2007
Back from the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado, I proclaim a renaissance of American cinema.
Telluride’s new American wave?
| September 12, 2007
July 5, 2007
Females could be extra feisty.
| July 02, 2007
“If you want to know all about Andy Warhol,” Andy Warhol is quoted on the US Post Office stamp commemorating him in 2002, “just look at the surface: of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There’s nothing behind it.” Wasted again: Factory Gi
Images of Andy on the big screen
| February 07, 2007
Learning by doing
The way kids say, “I wanna be an astronaut, I wanna be a fireman,” Cambridge’s Karen Schmeer insisted, “I can be a film editor.”
Karen Schmeer, Sidney Pollack, Frank Gehry
| May 23, 2006
As much as I lament the continuing decline of attendance at the cineplex, it’s also easy to understand.
The 25 Greatest DVD Special Features of All Time
| April 25, 2006
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