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Review: War of the Buttons
Based upon Louis Pergaud's beloved and much adapted 1912 novel, this retread by Christophe Barratier ( Paris 36 ) is flawed but has its charms.
| October 26, 2012
Boston Ballet struts Robbins, Lander, and Martins
It's almost enough to make you nostalgic for World War II.
Free and fancy
| May 18, 2012
Review: Red Tails
With a title that refers not to squirrels but to plane markings, Red Tails dramatizes the struggles and triumphs of African-American pioneers, the Tuskegee Airmen.
The struggles and triumphs of the Tuskegee Airmen
| January 27, 2012
Review: The Debt
Based on the 2007 Israeli film Ha-Hov, the story weaves present and past together, with most of the action surrounding the fateful mission and the perilous web of duty, passion, and betrayal that still haunts the agents.
John Madden's smart, icy thriller
| September 02, 2011
Review: Sarah's Key
Sarah's Key is a superior "woman in the present becomes obsessed with woman in the past" narrative.
A compelling interplay of tensions
| August 05, 2011
Life after Pi
In contemporary literature, the Holocaust is the okapi in the room: looming and somehow irresistible.
Yann Martel’s next allegory
| April 16, 2010
Review: The Saboteur
When Pandemic Studios was shuttered on November 17, it seemed less another casualty of the economy than a mercy killing.
Pandemic Studios' swan song
| January 08, 2010
Interview: Ray Davies
In 1964, the scorching five-chord chorus of “You Really Got Me” changed rock music forever.
On singing in the choir, his American experience, and who’ll play Dave
| November 06, 2009
Edward Zwick directs the true-ish tale of the Bielskis.
Perfectly coiffed actors in the unforgiving woodland setting is a poor choice
| January 13, 2009
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