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Review: The Company Men

Call it compassion fatigue, but I can't muster a lot of sympathy for Bobby Walker when he gets laid off and has to sell his Patriots season tickets.
We're supposed to feel sorry for this guy?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 21, 2011
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Pointing fingers in the Gulf

Now that we have enlisted the aid of James Cameron, Kevin Costner, Betty White, and the Olneyville New York System Oil, Olestra, and Anal Leakage Institute to help plug the BP underwater gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, let’s take a look at what is really b
The disaster was waiting to happen; kudos for Grover; and gangsta talk
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 11, 2010
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Review: Love Happens

Half an hour into the screening of this tearjerker from Brandon Camp, three women exited. They made the right choice.
Melodrama also happens
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 25, 2009
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Swing Vote

Some clever scenes lay bare the excesses of campaign TV culture, but overall the humor is as lame as anything on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour .
Politically neutral father/daughter drama
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  July 30, 2008
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Fishing for filmmakers

When you can make Shreveport look like Bridgton for less money, what’s the bottom-line allure of filming in Maine?
Maine struggles to attract the movie industry
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 02, 2008
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Mr. Brooks

The press notes for Bruce A. Evans’s thriller begin with a quote from Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde .
A film with a split-personality
By BRETT MICHEL  |  May 30, 2007


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The Guardian

Andrew Davis released The Fugitive to appreciative audiences back in 1993, and he’s been chasing box-office success ever since. Watch the trailer for The Guardian  (QuickTime)
Stays afloat
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 27, 2006
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The plot thickens

This article originally appeared in the December 20, 1991 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Oliver Stone rewrites history with lightning in JFK
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 10, 2006
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Dirty rotten scoundrels

According to Fearing, American success consists of mediocrity, corruption, ruthlessness that’s so second nature it’s business as usual, paranoia that’s actually a sensible determination to watch your back.
Kenneth Fearing’s prescient creeps
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  August 05, 2006