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Review: The Kindly Ones

Those put off by the soft-pedaling of the SS in the movie adaptation of Bernhard Schlink's The Reader might be wary of Jonathan Littell's memoir of fictional war criminal Maximilien Aue.
Inside the Reich
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 10, 2009
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Material girls

The usually evenhanded if impassioned David Hare in The Secret Rapture , a 20-year-old play being urgently, elegiacally revived by Trinity Repertory Company.
Trinity uncovers Hare's Secret Rapture
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  March 10, 2009
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Live Blogging the Oscars 2009

The Boston Phoenix's Chris Faraone and Sara Faith Alterman go blow-for-blow -- and shot for shot -- as the 2009 Academy Awards unfold live. Plus, follow real-time feedback from fellow viewers on our live #Oscars Twitter feed!  
Follow the Academy Awards in real time with our #Oscars Twitter feed and talk back live!
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN AND CHRIS FARAONE  |  February 24, 2009
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Oscar predictions: Liberal gilt

It's like a fairy tale for Hollywood liberals.
Oscar wants to be a Millionaire
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 17, 2009
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Review: The Reader

It's Christmas, and our thoughts turn toward the Third Reich.
Tiresome and callow
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 23, 2008