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By MATT BORS  |  April 10, 2013
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Review: L.A. Noire

When a game comes saddled with as much hype as L.A. Noire , one is tempted to judge it by an unattainable standard.
Cold case
By MITCH KRPATA  |  May 27, 2011
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Love letter

Rock critics rarely cut gold records. Likewise, few football reporters go on to quarterback Super Bowl winners.
Gerald Peary's ode to the film critic
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 04, 2009
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Man make movie

Poverty is making a comeback, on the streets and on movie screens.
Ramin Bahrani observes and reports
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 10, 2009
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On with the shows . . .

If freezing your ass off builds character, music fans should prepare to develop way too much character over the next few months.
Winter 2009's got plenty in store
By MICHAEL BRODEUR AND CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 30, 2008

Holy multiplicity, Batman!


A Caped-Crusader scorecard
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 16, 2008


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Whither Joyce Kulhawik?

Veteran arts-and-entertainment anchor Joyce Kulhawik is the last of her kind, at the station and in Boston.
Boston TV kills A&E coverage
By SEAN KERRIGAN  |  April 09, 2008
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The 100 unsexiest men in the world

Welcome to the first installment of ThePhoenix.com's 100 Unsexiest Men in the World.
Who would Scarlett least like to be with?
By BILL JENSEN & RYAN STEWART  |  March 27, 2008
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Defending the universally loathed

Forsaken entities deserve a second chance.
The Phoenix looks with loving eyes at some of the worst people, places, and things in the world — and gives them a big hug
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 14, 2008
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The Ingmar imbroglio

There hasn’t been such a stir among film critics for years.
Plus the Manhattan Short Film Fest
By GERALD PEARY  |  September 26, 2007
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Out to Lynch


The three decade nightmare on film
By PAUL BABIN  |  December 07, 2006


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Whack-a-mole

Kindergarten Cop to Reservoir Dogs.
A movie guide to undercover cops
By PAUL BABIN  |  October 05, 2006
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Greatest hits

So that’s how World War II started.
Hits and misses
By PETER KEOUGH AND PAUL BABIN  |  September 22, 2006
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Oliver's army

While he refers to himself as a “dramatist” rather than a historian, Stone has positioned himself as Hollywood’s gatekeeper to America’s post-war past. Feel-good movie of the summer: Oliver Stone: from the Hollywood crackpot of JFK to the Republican se
History gets Stoned
By PAUL BABIN  |  August 09, 2006
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A dying art?

We can’t compete with buccaneers of the Caribbean, but film reviewers lately have been getting a smidgen of respect, thanks to the keen attention paid American Movie Critics: An Anthology from the Silents Until Now .
Phillip Lopate collects America’s best film criticism
By GERALD PEARY  |  July 26, 2006
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EXTRAS! EXTRAS!

As much as I lament the continuing decline of attendance at the cineplex, it’s also easy to understand.
The 25 Greatest DVD Special Features of All Time
By BRETT MICHEL  |  April 25, 2006


Chop shop talk



By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 01, 1900