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Review:Being Flynn

Review: Being Flynn

If you're a fan of Nick Flynn's stunning 2004 memoir, Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, you're probably concerned about whether Being Flynn director Paul Weitz will do justice to Flynn's exploration of grief, homelessness, and father-son relations
Father complex
By THOMAS PAGE MCBEE  |  March 30, 2012
Review:Being Flynn

Review: Being Flynn

Adaptations are always difficult to pull off, but this one had the extra baggage of being based on a lyrical book with chapter titles like "The Piss of God," and a tendency to jump back and forth through time as Flynn unpacks his life story.
Father complex
By THOMAS PAGE MCBEE  |  March 09, 2012
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Review: Little Fockers

Mean Streets , Taxi Driver , and . . . Little Fockers ?
A transparent cash grab for everyone involved
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 24, 2010
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Review: Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant

You’ve seen it all before: a boy with a special destiny tangles with the occult and gets sucked out of his normal life and into the twilight realm of the supernatural, in the process setting the stage for paranormal war between good and evil.
Harry Potter  it ain’t, but it’s fun all the same.
By SHAULA CLARK  |  October 30, 2009
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Dirty politics

The last resort of the true patriot is a fart joke.
Has the Right Wing hijacked raunch?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 27, 2007
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Idol reflections

Not long ago, Paul Weitz, creator with his brother Chris of the American Pie franchise and director of About a Boy , was wrapped up with the rest of the country in American Idol when he had a revelation.
Paul Weitz keeps the Dreamz alive
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 19, 2006


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Pie-eyed optimists

We’ve come a long way from Dr. Strangelove when softballs like Thank You for Smoking and V for Vendetta pose as political satire.
American Dreamz needs more nightmare
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 19, 2006

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By 9598  |  April 19, 2006
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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