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Jon Hope goes with the flow on Work In Progress

"It's all about expanding the brand for me in this day and age," says expert Rhody lyricist Jon Hope while recalling his multimedia promotional endeavors since we last caught up.
Poetry in motion
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 01, 2012
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Review: The Devil's Double

Watching this litany of murder and debauchery in the gilded splendor of Saddam's Baghdad, in which Dominic Cooper plays both Saddam's psycho son Uday and the Iraqi good guy Latif, who was forced to serve as his double, I thought: this is like Scarface,
Like Scarface , but with a difference
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 05, 2011

Review: Carlos

These days, instead of The Godfather and Scarface , we have Che.
Are terrorists replacing gangsters in the movies?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 29, 2010

Review: A Prophet

Visionaries thrive behind bars: Dostoevsky, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X. "The truth is ugly," explains one would-be sage, Charles Manson. "So we put our prophets in prison."
Jacques Audiard's Scarface for the new millennium
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 05, 2010

Review: The Godfather II

If adapting the Godfather series means stripping it of subtext and amplifying the thuggery, that may be the greatest imaginable indictment of video games as a medium.
Going against the family
By MITCH KRPATA  |  April 24, 2009