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Review: Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

The mood never dips below the high end of mania in John Schultz's punishing adaptation of Megan McDonald's children's book series.
This is a film that needs Ritalin
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 10, 2011
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Beginners revives the neurotic comedy

Beginners adds a dash of New Wave style and a dose of genuine pathos to a decidedly Allenish romp.  
Anna Hall
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 10, 2011
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Review: City of Life and Death

Shot in opulent black and white, the atrocities never cease.

By TOM MEEK  |  June 03, 2011

Six Boston accents worthy of Oscar

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Pahk the awahds in Hahvahd Yahd
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 10, 2010

Review: The Town

There’s an episode in Chuck Hogan’s Prince of Thieves that I was sure Ben Affleck was going to include in his adaptation of the novel.
Ben Affleck is a criminal genius. Bank on it.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 17, 2010

Win tickets to see Watchmen at the IMAX

Win tickets to see Watchmen at Jordan’s IMAX Theatre.
Contest: Win two tickets to see Watchmen
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  March 06, 2009


Review: Bride Wars

There are no pleasant surprises in this partly-Boston-shot Gary Winick film.
Chixploitation at its creative nadir
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  January 13, 2009