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Movie review: Bel Ami

Review: Bel Ami

The title is the term of endearment given to a charming young reporter by a series of influential Parisian women.
The film adaptation of Guy de Maupassant's 1885 novel
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  June 08, 2012

Dinosaur Jr. at Port City Music Hall, June 20

Henry Rollins is the George Thorogood of punk rock. He has the appearance and credentials of someone bad to the bone, but in practice, he's pure establishment.
Music seen
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  June 24, 2011
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Review: Kick-Ass

It’s the greatest introduction of a movie character in at least 10 years, the moment when Hit-Girl (Chloë Grace Moretz) makes the scene.
It’s Chloë Grace Moretz who kicks ass
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 16, 2010
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Lite at the end of the tunnel?

If you had enough of the end of the world with 2012 , you might be relieved when it comes to 2010.
Fun and games in post-apocalyptic Hollywood
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 01, 2010
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Review: Motherhood

Being a mother can be stressful.
Fails to carry to term
By TOM MEEK  |  October 23, 2009
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Review: Inglourious Basterds

From the beginning, Tarantino's obsessive self-referentiality and movie allusions never let you forget that you're watching a film.
Payback for Hitler in Inglourious Basterds
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 21, 2009


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

Holy multiplicity, Batman!


A Caped-Crusader scorecard
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 16, 2008
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The Life before Her Eyes

Shame on all involved.
Exploiting high school shootings
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 23, 2008
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Smoking hot

In honor of May 31, International No Tabacco Day, we’re listing the some of the most seminal smoking scenes on the silver screen.
Cigarettes on the silver screen
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 01, 2007
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My Super Ex-Girlfriend

Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson, and Anna Faris give it their all, and they forge a comic synergy that's on, even when the material isn't. Watch the trailer for My Super Ex-Girlfriend  (QuickTime)
The female Superman  
By TOM MEEK  |  July 31, 2006


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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