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Review: It's Kind of a Funny Story

The moment comes at around the midway mark of Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck's third narrative feature.
It's kind of a cuckoo's nest
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 08, 2010

Review: Sugar

How is it that so many Major Leaguers come from the tiny Dominican Republic?
An intense young pitcher for a Dominican farm team
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 10, 2009

Half Nelson

By day Ryan Gosling’s history teacher in this film from Ryan Fleck regales his inner-city middle-school students with his hip, dialectical approach to history; by night he’s hanging out with whores and smoking crack. Watch the trailer for Half Nelson
A parable about class, race, power, and the dialectics of family relationships
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 20, 2007

Indie dependents

Try as they might to be independent, filmmakers are still bound by family ties, the same as everyone else.
Family ties at the Independent Film Festival of Boston
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 19, 2006