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Review: Killer Joe

Review: Killer Joe

Matthew McConaughey's comeback tour may have peaked with his title role in this Southern-fried screwball noir.
William Friedkin adapts the play by Tracy Letts
By JAKE MULLIGAN  |  August 10, 2012

Review: Magic Mike

After January's Haywire , director Steven Soderbergh revives another genre, the '80s beefcake buffet, with better results than could have been expected.
Reviving the '80s beefcake genre
By NICK JOHNSTON  |  July 06, 2012
Short Takes: Bernie

Review: Bernie

So beloved was Bernie that when he shot his elderly companion Marjorie Nugent, the meanest — and richest — woman in town, district attorney Danny Buck Davidson had to move the trial nearly 50 miles away.
Everybody loves Bernie
By ANN LEWINSON  |  May 18, 2012

Review: The Lincoln Lawyer

As nondescript as its title, Brad Furman's slick legal mystery, adapted from a Michael Connelly novel, plays like an above-average TV pilot until it gets greedy and runs 20 minutes too long, with a few too many endings.
Slick legal mystery plays like an above-average TV crime show pilot
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 18, 2011

Review: Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Jon Lucas and Scott Moore must have a pathological hatred of the winter holidays.
 McConaughey is less miser than sex-addicted shithead
By BRETT MICHEL  |  May 01, 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


Rock and rote

Three decades in, AC/DC’s conservatism pays off
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 05, 2008

Ghost Town

As a comedian, Ricky Gervais is like an endangered panda: he can perform only under specific circumstances.
A fill-in-the-blanks, DOA comedy
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  September 16, 2008

Fool's Gold

As for Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson, they should have a sit-down with their agents.
Ever shirtless, ever silly
By TOM MEEK  |  February 13, 2008

Primary concerns

The last thing people are looking for when they go to the movies is a reminder of the political crapola they are trying to escape.
2008 releases offer campaign reform
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 28, 2007

Notes from underground

Although it hardly seems likely in a summer of noisy, box-office-busting sequels, independent cinema thrives, after a fashion, in America.
Celebrating independents at the HFA
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 27, 2007


We are Marshall

In 1970, a plane carrying the Marshall University football team crashed, killing all on board. Watch the trailer for We are Marshall  (QuickTime)
More than a football film
By TOM MEEK  |  December 20, 2006

Failure To Launch

The rumor is that Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker didn’t get along while making this film, and it shows.
More Zooey Deschanel, please.
By BROOKE HOLGERSON  |  March 07, 2006

New to DVD on January 17, 2006

With the possible exception of the days of Soviet Social Realism, people have gone to the movies to escape the daily grind, not relive it.
Junebug , Enron , Lord of War , Two for the Money , and more.
By  |  January 19, 2006