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A Rhode Island filmmaker’s tribute to the Good War

Amid the moral ambiguity of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan — the handwringing over weapons of mass destruction, drone attacks, and the rights of detainees — there is something startling about the raw patriotism of the documentary Navy Heroes of Norman
  Heroes
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  June 04, 2010
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At the G.I. Joe Convention: The Baroness and a ‘slice of Americana’

Roadblock flew in from Miami, and Tunnel Rat took the train from Jersey. But it was Baroness, aka Penelope Pappas, who got the cameras clicking at the 17th annual G.I. Joe Collectors’ Convention.
Gatherings
By ELIZABETH RAU  |  May 07, 2010
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Dear John

"We're sitting here . . . and we're talking, but nobody's actually saying anything."
Gonads and strife
By SHAULA CLARK  |  February 05, 2010

Media kills hero pilot

US Airways Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who pulled off the "Miracle on the Hudson" emergency landing, was found beaten to death by the national media.
Herd-mentality pack lacks sufficient imagination to find another story
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 28, 2009
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China not so fair

Feeling self-righteous about having recycled your dinosaur computer?
Plus Judith Scott and Vietnam
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 19, 2007
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Cinema of Shadows

It’s not likely, but Judd Apatow’s pitch for Knocked Up might have sounded something like this.
We’re five years into the Iraq crisis, and Hollywood hasn't made a film about the war. Or is  every film is about the war?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 06, 2007


The War

This article originally appeared in the January 23, 1973 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
No end in sight
By NGO VINH LONG  |  November 14, 2006
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Yes sir!

David Zeiger’s Sir! No Sir! is yet another absorbing documentary that George W. won’t see, or want you to see, because, as the prez often cautions, “It sends the wrong message to our troops.”
David Zeiger’s anti-war military
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 14, 2006