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Review: Horrible Bosses

After two comedies, it's clear Seth Gordon is good at making . . . documentaries.
Overplayed quirks
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 15, 2011

Review: Freakonomics

Aided by journalist Stephen J. Dubner, economist Steven Levitt put his pop theories of surprise causality into book form in 2005's Freakonomics , an unexpected bestseller.
Freakishly mediocre is more like it
By GERALD PEARY  |  October 01, 2010

Four Christmases

Rather than the typical snowstorm that strands characters in a Holiday-themed comedy, it's heavy cloud cover that keeps San Francisco couple Brad and Kate from catching their flight to Fiji.
Tests the audiences' tolerance of grim cheer
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 25, 2008

Autumn peeves

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
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 08, 2008

Monkey business

Florida lawyer/video game scapegoater Jack Thompson has it all wrong.
Champ versus chump in The King of Kong
By BRETT MICHEL  |  August 22, 2007

Kong maker

Seth Gordon’s The King of Kong poses a microcosm of America. A very tiny microcosm.
Seth Gordon learns the rules of the game
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 22, 2007


Zombie sheep?

After a top-notch first two days, the Fifth  Independent Film Festival of Boston weathers some ups and downs through the remainder of its schedule.
Plus Donkey Kong, the Super Amigos, and ‘the greatest film of all time’ at the IFFB
By PHOENIX FILM STAFF  |  April 29, 2007