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Short Take: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Review: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Unfortunately, Fincher doesn't add much to Niels Arden Oplev's Swedish version: more Googling and plot-compressing montages and an altered but still convoluted ending.
Flamboyantly grisly sex crimes
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 23, 2011
The Color Wheel: Review

Review: The Color Wheel

Alex Ross Perry's self-consciously coy indulgence reminds me of the work of Diablo Cody, but slighter and more irritating.
A black-and-white road movie
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 02, 2011
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Review: Higher Ground

True to the film's title, Vera Farmiga tries to elevate the bitter dialogue between secularism and fundamentalism to higher ground, regarding both sides with compassion and clarity.
Farmiga's directorial debut
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 09, 2011
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Review: Our Family Wedding

Mock high jinks ensue when an interracial couple (America Ferrera and Lance Gross) travel home to inform their families of their engagement.
Milks the unfunny from any and all black and Latino stereotypes
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  March 19, 2010
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Review: Our Family Wedding

Mock high jinks ensue when an interracial couple (America Ferrera and Lance Gross) travel home to inform their families of their engagement.
Milks the unfunny from any and all black and Latino stereotypes
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  March 19, 2010

Time to end tolerance

I'd like you to think about something. Ever seen the bumper sticker: "Intolerance will not be tolerated"?
Letters to the Portland Editor, December 11, 2009
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  December 11, 2009


Out of the closet

I don't believe in gay stereotypes. With one exception.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  June 05, 2009
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Review: Waiting for Dublin

Director Roger Tucker fills the emerald hills with snoozing priests, bumbling alcoholic policemen, ruddy-faced children, and grizzled fiddle players who say, "Top o' the mornin' to yeh!"
A national-stereotypes manual masquerading as a movie
By ALEXIS HAUK  |  March 11, 2009