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Review: People Like Us

I, for one, would not want to be a person like the characters in Alex Kurtzman's creepy family melodrama.
Alex Kurtzman's creepy family melodrama
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 29, 2012
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Review: The Last Song

Bestselling novelist Nicholas Sparks ( The Notebook , Dear John ) and effervescent ’tween queen Miley Cyrus hook up for one of Sparks’s patented tearjerkers.
Emotional kidney punches involving arson, divorce, and sea turtle eggs
By TOM MEEK  |  April 02, 2010
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Dear John

"We're sitting here . . . and we're talking, but nobody's actually saying anything."
Gonads and strife
By SHAULA CLARK  |  February 05, 2010
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Lite at the end of the tunnel?

If you had enough of the end of the world with 2012 , you might be relieved when it comes to 2010.
Fun and games in post-apocalyptic Hollywood
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 01, 2010
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Threshold of revelation

Einstein dreams in Central Square; Skylight is illumined in Lowell
Einstein dreams in Central Square; Skylight is illumined in Lowell
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 24, 2008
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Nights in Rodanthe

Diane Lane has become typecast as the older, disenfranchised woman who runs away to find solace but instead rediscovers romance, or at least sex.
Weepy, made-for-TV material
By TOM MEEK  |  September 24, 2008


One sings, one doesn’t

This year, at least one element in “Boston Film Festival” is no longer true.
The BFF has little to celebrate; the HFA has ‘Edward Yang’
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 10, 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