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Ascending filmmakers, dying formats

It's a precarious moment for lovers of classic films and, indeed, film itself.
As film itself fades, classics and breakthroughs take over Waterville
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 13, 2012
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Unmitigated Gaul

The French pride themselves on their revolutionary spirit, no less in film than in politics.
Rogues and rebels in the Boston French Film Festival
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 02, 2010
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Sweaty Palmes

Apichatpong Weerasethakul must have done something right in one or more of his previous incarnations.
The Cannes 2010 jury picks some winners, but some head-scratchers, too
By LISA NESSELSON  |  May 28, 2010
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A Christmas Tale

Maybe Charles, who died of leukemia three decades ago, at the age of six, knew what he was doing.
A twisted Christmas stocking
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 18, 2008
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Quantum mechanic

Little Solace for Bond fans
Little Solace for Bond fans
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 11, 2008
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Autumn peeves

With pundits already reading political significance into summer blockbusters like The Dark Knight (“Is Batman a stand-in for George Bush? Discuss.”), the meatier movies of fall arrive not a moment too soon.
Films with a full agenda
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 08, 2008


Cheese Danish


Hamlet variations we'd like to see
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 19, 2008
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Cherchez les femmes

Women have always dominated French cinema — just not from behind the camera.
Women dominate the 13th Annual Boston French Film Festival
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 01, 2008
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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
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 13, 2008
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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
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 18, 2007
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Bell jarring

So far this year, the efforts to adapt books deemed unfilmable have proved just that.
Schnabel’s Butterfly is the year’s best
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 18, 2007