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Coming soon to a fake IMAX near you

The first torture-porn-porn!
Big Fat Whale
By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  May 28, 2010

Silly season

Now that the Oscars are over, let's get dumb.
Spring pimps for summer
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 12, 2010

Interview: Lone Scherfig

Born in Denmark in 1959, Lone Scherfig first gained international attention in 2000 with Italian for Beginners, a charming little film that won her the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. A couple of years later, she followed up with Wilbur Wants t
An Educated Lady
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 13, 2009

October lite

We expected the vampires, the werewolves, the zombies, and the homicidal maniacs. Same thing with the android doubles, the alien abductors, the sexually abused pregnant teenager, the Apocalypse, and the post-Apocalypse. But kids' movies?
The outlook is still gloomy, but film finds time for childish things
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 18, 2009

Cage | Depart From Me

Despite abandoning his former vagrant persona, shedding about 100 pounds, ascending to a realm of alt-culture status in which he can screw hundreds of tatted Lower East Side crotch rockets, and becoming the subject of a movie developed by Shia LaBeouf,
Def Jux (2009)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  July 31, 2009

Review: Transformers

Revenge of the Fallen has already achieved at least one Hollywood first: it's the only major movie I know of to be released without press notes.
Mechanical failure; expect no change from this Transformers
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 26, 2009

Shia LaBeouf

The funny thing is that this drunken driving clown-boy isn't even the biggest fuck-up boyfriend that Rihanna's ever had.
The funny thing is that this drunken driving clown-boy isn't even the biggest fuck-up boyfriend that Rihanna's ever had.
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 26, 2009
What's On The Internets?, Rob Corddry, WTF and The Finisher!

What's On The Internets?, Rob Corddry, WTF and The Finisher!

Today we find out What's On The Internets, talk to Massachusetts native, Daily Show correspondent and movie star Rob Corddry, check the WTF Line and...
By Charlie  |  October 20, 2008

Eagle Eye

The trouble with Shia? He’s no Henry Fonda, Jimmy Stewart, or Cary Grant.  
A credulity-be-damned plot
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 02, 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

Numb Skull

You can’t say they don’t warn you.
Indiana Jones’s mild Kingdom
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 20, 2008


Toys are us

Transformers  is a movie in disguise.
Transformers puts the commercial back into cinema
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 03, 2007

Surf's Up

Is it coincidence or homage that a fat, sullen penguin in this animated dud resembles Michael Moore?
Surf's Up wipes out
By ALICIA POTTER  |  June 06, 2007

The girls of summer

It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 18, 2007


“I’m not much on rear-window ethics,” quips Grace Kelly in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 masterpiece.
Rear Window is model for Hollywood’s latest trend, a fear-inspired peep-a-palooza
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 02, 2007


What happened to D.J. Caruso?
A Rear Window redux
By BRETT MICHEL  |  April 10, 2007



The Camelot mythography lives on in writer/director Emilio Estevez’s earnest bid for significance, a cliché’d collage portrait of LA’s Ambassador Hotel on June 4, 1968. Watch the trailer for Bobby  (QuickTime)
...and everyone else
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  November 21, 2006

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

At the outset of Dito Montiel’s adaptation of his own memoir, we meet Dito (Robert Downey Jr.) in LA in 2005 as he reads from his “wonderful book.” Watch the trailer for A Guid to Recognizing Your Saints  (QuickTime)
The familiar story of a neighborhood kid
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 11, 2006