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Review: Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Oliver Stone can't be blamed for not knowing that his ironic "Greed is good" would be taken seriously as a motto by a generation of ruthless buccaneers.
Not even Oliver Stone can make derivatives sound all that exciting
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 24, 2010
Round-up: You Win Some (Emmys), You Lose Some (Freedom), and Then You Dance (with the Stars)

Round-up: You Win Some (Emmys), You Lose Some (Freedom), and Then You Dance (with the Stars)

Life is a bowl of Life (Cereal) and Conan's new show will be called Conan (td). Paris Hilton is in trouble. Felony trouble. A guido,...
By webteam  |  September 01, 2010

Review: Solitary Man

By the fourth time Michael Douglas wakes up hungover and shirtless on a sour double bed, we get it: he's old.
Let's just move on
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 11, 2010

Shake Your Booty for a Bounty

Like in other businesses, family connections are important in filmmaking. Just ask Kate Hudson and Michael Douglas.
Dance for Your Supper Dept.
By TOM MEEK  |  June 04, 2010

Four to watch for

These Cannes-debuting films will soon be appearing in your local neighborhood googleplex.
From Cannes to the multiplex
By LISA NESSELSON  |  May 28, 2010

Silly season

Now that the Oscars are over, let's get dumb.
Spring pimps for summer
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 12, 2010


Health-Care-Reform Town Hall All-Stars

Shamelessly successful political-smear campaigns yield exalted martyrs.
Plumb and Dumber Dept.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 21, 2009

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

Sexual Politics

Duchovny, now 48 and with a nearly complete doctorate from Yale in English lit, says he is back in rehab for sex addiction.  
Everybody wants some, but women don’t call it an illness
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  October 09, 2008

Body politic

Anna Deavere Smith is a writer/actor/activist who listens.
Interview: Anna Deavere Smith contains multitudes
By IRIS FANGER  |  September 02, 2008


Peter Askin’s movie about the left-wing Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is fine when it’s in standard-bio-documentary mode.
An epistolary embarrassment
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 13, 2008


The Oscars go to Hell

Maybe it’s just as well if the writers’ strike forces a cancellation of the Oscars show.
The Devil knows what the nominations will be for this year’s Oscars
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 18, 2008

Profit without honor

This article originally appeared in the December 11, 1987 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Oliver Stone’s market is mixed
By OWEN GLIEBERMAN  |  August 10, 2006

Kofi Annan’s would-be successors

Au revoir, Kofi Annan. Your term as United Nations secretary-general may run through this year, but you’re as good as gone.
Who ’ s got next?
By ADAM REILLY  |  July 26, 2006

The Sentinel

Gone are the salad days when you could stroll into Ford’s Theater, shoot the president and flee; today, he can’t take a leak without five agents holding his dink.
If you like 24 you might like this
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  April 25, 2006

Seasonal adjustment

After weeks of tormenting audiences with gems like Failure To Launch and The Shaggy Dog , Hollywood seems ready to shake off the Oscar doldrums and unveil its spring collection.
Hollywood springs back
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 07, 2006