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Review: Bridesmaids

A scene in which a couple screw their hearts out might not raise an eyebrow in a European art film, but as the opening of a romantic comedy from a Hollywood studio, it gets your attention.
Wedding crasher
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 13, 2011
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Review: Insidious

When young Dalton (Ty Simpkins) mysteriously falls into a coma, a doctor tells his parents Renai (Rose Byrne) and Josh (Patrick Wilson) that he's "never seen anything like it."
 Campy haunted-house knockoff
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 01, 2011

Review: Adam

As opposed to what happens in most films about mentally challenged characters, the protagonist of Max Mayer's debut feature does not regress into a stereotype. Instead, he shows by contrast how stereotyped all the other characters are.
Sensitive and subtle
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 07, 2009

BBC America?

The British are coming! And they have American accents!
The networks put some English on the fall TV season
By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  September 12, 2007

Sound bites

In space, so the tag line for Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi thriller Alien goes, nobody can hear you scream.
Sunshine sheds little light on the sci-fi genre
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 18, 2007

The Dead Girl

Wrapping together several shorts linked by a common theme and calling it a feature seems to be the trend du jour in indie filmmaking.
Too bad she's a feminist
By TOM MEEK  |  March 21, 2007