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Review: Salt

"Who is Salt?" ask the promos for this movie. Doesn't really matter — all you need to know is that she's the latest Angelina Jolie heroine.
Angelina Jolie escapes unshaken
By GARY SUSMAN  |  July 23, 2010

Not so great X-pectations

It doesn't bode well when one of a movie's supervillains has a Roman numeral for a name.
Wolverine 's shaggy-dog backstory
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 08, 2009

Review: Defiance

Edward Zwick directs the true-ish tale of the Bielskis.
Perfectly coiffed actors in the unforgiving woodland setting is a poor choice
By BRETT MICHEL  |  January 13, 2009

Anti-depressant cinema

The screen offers relief from a world of woe
The screen offers relief from a world of woe
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 29, 2008

Camera bluff

Even as critics and moviegoers alike have scorned the surge of movies related to the War on Terror and Iraq, Nina Davenport has quietly been making illuminating, fair-minded, and entertaining films on these topics.
Occupational hazards in Operation Filmmaker
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 17, 2008

Winner takes all

Itamar Moses takes the buddy vehicle and twists it early and often in The Four of Us.
The Four of Us  at Merrimack Rep; Spin at Zeitgeist Stage Company
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 22, 2008


Open city

In the pioneering early-’80s days of the Toronto Film Festival, the audience actually rose before movie showings for a canned recording of “God Save the Queen.”
The 2007 Toronto Film Festival
By GERALD PEARY  |  September 18, 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

Earning his wings

Delroy Lindo is only 6’3”, but he plays a lot bigger on screen.
The career of Delroy Lindo
By RYAN STEWART  |  August 11, 2006

The Omen

Gus Van Sant might have had theoretical reasons for his painstaking remake of Psycho , but what’s director John Moore’s excuse?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 07, 2006

Apocalypse now and then

With Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center opening on the same day, this summer won’t be offering the usual escapist fare.
Doom, damnation, and other summer fun
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 03, 2006


Journeying man

Playing Hamlet can be an intimidating rite of passage for a young actor, the same way King Lear is daunting when the hair grows white — the bar has been set so high.
Stephen Thorne takes on Hamlet at TrinityRep
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 25, 2006