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Review: The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

Curtis Hanson's 2000 adaptation of Michael Chabon's Wonder Boys remained true to the writer's chimerical whimsy without getting cute. Not so Rawson Marshall Thurber's trashing of Chabon's first novel
A stunted coming-of-age story
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 10, 2009


A post-Katrina parable that’s smart, sobering, and frequently hilarious.
Smart, gonzo pulp
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  June 06, 2008


If Kenny Guarino has his way, Rhode Island will become a mecca for independent film.
Strongheart roars to life
By BOB GULLA  |  April 25, 2007

Pedro, Borat, and a castrato

As usual, dedicated film critics were too occupied seeing four or five movies a day to note the swarm of A-list celebrities at the 31st Toronto International Film Festival.
The 31st Toronto International Film Festival
By GERALD PEARY  |  September 20, 2006