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Interview: Gary Ross at the helm of Hollywood's next box-office darling

Gary Ross has not directed a lot of movies.
The Hunger artist
By ED SYMKUS  |  March 23, 2012
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Review: Crazy Horse

In La Danse — The Paris Opera Ballet , Frederick Wiseman looked behind the scenes at a revered dance institution. In his new documentary he examines a dance institution of a different sort, the cabaret bar of the title, a Parisian pop-cultural icon a
Wiseman behind the scenes at a revered dance institution
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 27, 2012
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The Oscars look back in languor in 2011

This year, perhaps in hopes of diverting audiences with a different format, the Motion Picture Academy has again changed the number of Best Picture nominees.
Golden oldies
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 20, 2012
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Review: Dreileben

Taking a cue from Kieslowski's Three Colors by way of the British Red Riding series, this TV trilogy from three German directors of the Berlin School starts out with a creepy aura of dread and mystery and ends with contrived and unsatisfying resolut
TV trilogy from three German directors
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 13, 2012
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Interview: Steve McQueen puts the MPAA ratings system to Shame

Every few years a film challenges the stigma of NC-17.
The X factor
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 09, 2011
Tales from the Golden Age: Review

Review: Tales from the Golden Age

The ironically titled film refers to the dreadful Alice-in-Wonderland years when Nicolae Ceausescu was the Communist strongman of Romania.
Panorama of black-humor stories
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 02, 2011


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Review: Paranormal Activity 3

Aside from the fan-cam, 3 has little to offer: the camera is shakier and 2 's ludicrous backstory is continued.
Little to offer
By ANN LEWINSON  |  October 28, 2011
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Boston Rap Class of 2011's Video Directors

We matched 10 of Boston's young badass video directors — some trained, some straight guerilla — with each member of our 10 Rap Class of 2011 and asked them to produce an original video.
Behind the lens
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 30, 2011