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Is Boardwalk Empire about to enter its golden age?

Dispel any remaining doubts. The new season (which begins this Sunday at 9 pm on HBO) unfolds with a new leisurely, cinematic grandeur.
Easy livin'
By JON GARELICK  |  September 23, 2011

Review: Saint John of Las Vegas

Actually, the stakes never feel high in first-time writer/director Hue Rhodes's listless drama about a reformed gambling addict (Steve Buscemi) still itching for scratch tickets.
Dante's Inferno comes to Sin City
By ALICIA POTTER  |  February 12, 2010

Dennis the menace, the Steve Buscemi Maneuver

I've been going with Dennis for two and a half months and we have grown very close, very quickly ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  January 29, 2010

John Heartsman | Music Of My Heart

John Heartsman's career had two modest peaks.
Jazzman (2010)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  January 22, 2010

Review: Youth In Revolt

Juno continues to poison American independent cinema.
Michael Cera hardly revolutionary
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 08, 2010

Fly by night?

For a decade, Eric Johnson's primary songwriting vehicle has been Fruit Bats, but the Portland-via-Chicago singer and multi-instrumentalist has always dipped in and out of other projects — Califone, Vetiver, Ugly Casanova among them.
Fruit Bats aren't a Shins side project
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  September 11, 2009



Nothing like walking out of a theater with your kid asking, “Daddy, what is suicide?”
Hard to gauge which children this film is for — if any
By MARK BAZER  |  September 16, 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

Cheese Danish

Hamlet variations we'd like to see
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 19, 2008

Kiss off

It plays like a glossary of alternative stereotypes.
In search of an indie hit
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 05, 2008

King and Queens

In Romance & Cigarettes , which opens this Friday at the Kendall Square, Gandolfini has been dropped by writer/director John Turturro into drab, treeless, white-ethnic Queens.
Romance + Cigarettes , plus Salton Sea
By GERALD PEARY  |  November 28, 2007


Let them eat car

It might be not just ostentatious, but very insulting and irresponsible, for the state to pay for two new SUVs.
Poor kids lose child-care while legislative leaders ride in comfort  
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 05, 2007

Midnight paparazzo?

Midnight Cowboy , that Oscar-winning classic of subterranean New York City, gets the homage it deserves with the wry, amusing Delirious.
Delirious over Delirious; plus underground
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 28, 2007


Steve Buscemi probably felt morally compelled to remake Theo van Gogh’s Interview .
Where's the sex?
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 18, 2007

Paris je t'aime

The concept for this anthology was a short film representing each of Paris’s 20 arrondissements, from the Jardins des Tuileries (#1) to the Cimitière du Père Lachaise (#20).
A whirlwind tour of 18 arrondissements in 120 minutes
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  May 23, 2007

The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 10-1

These guys couldn't turn on a radio
By  |  April 14, 2007


Charlotte's Web

This live-action adaptation of E.B. White’s hallowed classic runs out of gas once the cows start farting. Watch the trailer for Charlotte's Web  (QuickTime)
 Unravels fast
By ALICIA POTTER  |  December 13, 2006

Summer cleaning

Alas, summer flew by, and we have some apologies to hand out to the awesome schlubs we couldn’t get to. Below, ten more, in this, the final installation of our Summer of Schlub.
Some remaindered schlubs
By RYAN STEWART  |  August 25, 2006

Lonesome Jim

From the title of the movie onward, Lonesome Jim (Casey Affleck) can’t catch a break.
Buscemi's third feature deserves a better ending
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 09, 2006

Apocalypse now and then

With Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center opening on the same day, this summer won’t be offering the usual escapist fare.
Doom, damnation, and other summer fun
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 03, 2006

The ultimate SALESMAN movie

Ruthless sharks, dumpy schlubs, or a combination of the two: Hollywood loves its pitchmen.
Movies . . . one profession at a time
By RYAN STEWART  |  March 13, 2006