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Review: Win Win

Back in the '30s, with directors like Frank Capra and John Ford, Hollywood showed great sympathy for the forgotten men and women laid low by the economy.
Ring tone
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 25, 2011
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Chlotrudis 17


Once again, the Chlotrudis Society's annual awards ceremony at the Brattle Theatre on Sunday made up for the numbing, disappointing spectacle of the Oscars, though...
By Peter Keough  |  March 22, 2011
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Oscar nominee predictions 2011: Social anxiety

Last year's Oscar program had a celebratory feeling about it that's not always associated with the most watched ceremony in the world.
Oscar looks back, turns inward
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 21, 2011
More Bests, Not Bests

More Bests, Not Bests


But first the results of this year's "Where's Whitey?" award for Best Animal Performance of 2010. Despite a late surge from such newcomers as the...
By Peter Keough  |  January 05, 2011
Ten Bests, Five Not Bests of 2010

Ten Bests, Five Not Bests of 2010


As in previous years I've asked my Phoenix colleagues to contribute their Ten (or Five) Best and (optional) Five Not Best lists, along with comments...
By Peter Keough  |  December 22, 2010
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Review: Winter’s Bone

Noir may be the MSG of genres — a little pinch makes almost any film tastier — but does it work for Ozark gothic drama?
Deft cast makes Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner shine
By SHAULA CLARK  |  April 16, 2010


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Rocky Mountain low

Ever since Steven Soderbergh put what was a grade-Z resort town on the film-business map with sex, lies, and videotape in 1989, the Indies and foreigners essentially hijacked the Oscars.
A little frayed, the Sundance brand endures
By HARLAN JACOBSON  |  February 12, 2010