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A world of cinema
The 13th Maine International Film Festival begins in Waterville next Friday, and along with the usual unusual array of (political, music, and eco-)documentaries, Amerindies, classic and foreign films, and a special night at the drive-in, MIFF has a coupl
Young filmmakers shine at this year's Maine International Film Festival
| July 02, 2010
For the worse part of two decades, Hollywood has been trying to discover the formula for successfully adapting video games to the big screen.
After decades of lackluster releases, the video-game-turned-film genre may have finally found its royalty
| June 04, 2010
Dance, Monkey!: Jess Sutich
Every week we put a comic in the hot seat. This week's victim is...
On beachfront property in Ohio, idealistic pizza, and interspecies relations
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| April 01, 2009
Review: The Haunting in Connecticut
It's no shocker that The Haunting in Connecticut — a film inspired by the "true tale" of a family who stir up a nest of spooks when they move into a former mortuary — offers many a groan-worthy moment.
Succeeds despite eye-rollers
| April 01, 2009
With pundits already reading political significance into summer blockbusters like The Dark Knight (“Is Batman a stand-in for George Bush? Discuss.”), the meatier movies of fall arrive not a moment too soon.
Films with a full agenda
| September 08, 2008
Some of the lead participants in the farce leave lasting impressions, not least the antic prankster Abbie Hoffman, voiced by Hank Azaria.
A motion-capture cartoon with an anachronistic soundtrack
| February 27, 2008
Streets of gold
The mustache seems to be making a comeback — in the popular imagination if not on upper lips.
Who is that stashed man?
| September 05, 2007
R.I.P., Godfather of Soul
Regular readers of the Cool, Cool World obviously recognize the musical genius of James Brown.
James Brown stood his ground against Cianci
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| December 27, 2006
Crossword: 'Wii are not amused'
Taking PS3 literally
| November 29, 2006
This pleasing B-level gore fest (no relation to the 1973 flick staring James Caan) is an unintentional hybrid of Larry the Cable Guy and Stay Alive as it pits rednecks against zombies.
B-movie shoots for camp and gross-outs
| April 05, 2006
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