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Review: Miral

Julian Schnabel, a painter by trade, comes at his films (all bio-pics) with passion and élan.
A tale of female empowerment
By TOM MEEK  |  April 08, 2011
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Judgment day

Interesting premise. The Last Days of Judas Iscariot , by Stephen Adly Guirgis, suggests what could happen if Judas, the most despised of the New Testament villains, were put on trial in purgatory.
Taking stock of Judas Iscariot
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 22, 2009
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Whiz kid

Slumdog Millionaire is a magical misery tour
Slumdog Millionaire is a magical misery tour
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 18, 2008
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It ain’t over yet

In the wake of Barack Obama’s triumphant European tour, the political press continues, by and large, to declare the election all but over.  
The press has already started inaugurating President Obama, but there are still quite a few hurdles left for the Democrat — including John McCain
By STEVEN STARK  |  July 30, 2008
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It's out of this world

Uys’s new show takes its title from two things that were illegal when the now-63-year-old gay white man was growing up in South Africa: democracy and sex.
The ART hosts Elections & Erections; Trinity does Blithe Spirit
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 08, 2008
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Angels in America

The publication this month of the selected correspondence of Mother Teresa has revealed that, for many years, the Saint of Calcutta entertained significant doubts about the existence of God.
If the world’s saintliest woman can have doubts about God, surely the world’s most cynical man can also question his non-belief?
By JAMES PARKER  |  September 19, 2007


Letters to the Portland editor: September 9, 2007

Mr. Tapley’s pessimism is entirely realistic.
Keep up the good work
By LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR  |  September 05, 2007

Eating by halves

It is always hard to know what to make of prestigious awards.
Checking out the Point Five Lounge
By BRIAN DUFF  |  April 18, 2007
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One hell of a socialite

Summer of ’63 with Sinatra, three-times a divorcee, and a gold cape cut from the curtains of the old San Francisco opera house.
Pat Montandon's eccentric new memoir
By ELLEE DEAN  |  April 13, 2007

Raise more hell and less porn

Your editorial "Fear Itself" blurs the line of censorship and community activism.
Letters to the Boston editor, October 6, 2006
By PHOENIX LETTERS  |  October 04, 2006
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Hugs and jugs

It’s not just red-state cities that genuflect to films avowing spirituality.
Darshan at the MFA; Fanfan at the Coolidge
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 17, 2006


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Bedeviled disciple

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot is an extended serio-comic courtroom saga that the title character spends much of curled up in a fetal position
Company One puts Judas on trial
By SALLY CRAGIN  |  July 20, 2006