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Festival atmosphere

Summer traditionally has been the happy hunting ground for Hollywood studios — the time when they unleash their big-budgeted, f/x-heavy warhorses on armies of newly freed schoolchildren and frazzled adults trying to beat the heat.
Between the Blockbuster and the beach there are the film festivals of New England
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 12, 2009

2007 Sundance Shorts Program

The features at the Sundance Film Festival have tended toward limp, pseudo-indie pabulum.
Death, sex, and originality
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 16, 2008