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Review: Total Recall

Loud, humorless, and devoid of irony
For a writer who has defined contemporary paranoia, Philip K. Dick hasn't had luck with the adaptations of his work.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  August 07, 2012


Review: The Babymakers

Gross-out comedy
The fine art of the jizz joke probably peaked with There's Something About Mary , but that doesn't stop Jay Chandresekhar from beating it to death in this gross-out comedy.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  August 02, 2012


Interview: Zoe Kazan brings the write stuff to Ruby Sparks

In your dreams
Her parents are both Hollywood screenwriters, and her grandfather, Elia Kazan, was a legendary director, so it couldn't have been a surprise when Zoe Kazan chose a career in show business as opposed to, say, becoming an accountant or a park ranger.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  August 01, 2012


Review: The Watch

A lapse in good taste
The Watch is hard to watch.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  August 01, 2012

Film: The Queen of Versailles

Review: The Queen of Versailles

You couldn’t invent a better metaphor for America’s economic injustice and insanity.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 27, 2012


The cast and crew shed light on The Dark Knight

Occupational hazards  
More than your average comic-book-hero movie — Green Lantern (2011) and Fantastic Four (2005) come to mind — Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy has demonstrated an uncanny political insight and prescience.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 18, 2012


Review: The Dark Knight Rises

Not so serious
No other superhero has less fun than the Batman (Christian Bale) of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 18, 2012


Review: Unforgivable

Voyeurism and narcissism
Lucky for André Téchiné that he's so slick with exposition.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 17, 2012


Review: Trishna

Tess of the D'Urbervilles set in present-day India
If nothing else, Michael Winterbottom's updating of Tess of the D'Urbervilles to present-day India proves that Thomas Hardy will depress you no matter what the setting.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 17, 2012

Short Takes: Neil Young Journeys

Review: Neil Young Journeys

Young having the time of his life
Young is old now, and in Demme's film, looking like a stubbly coot in a battered Panama hat, he's having the time of his life.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 10, 2012

Short Takes: Sleepless Night

Review: Sleepless Night

Frédéric Jardin's expert thriller
"We're in deep shit," says one of the perpetrators of a bungled drug heist in Frédéric Jardin's expert thriller. It's about to get deeper.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 10, 2012

Short take: Drunkboat

Review: Drunkboat

Hamming it up
Despite a title taken from Rimbaud's poem, Bob Meyer's debut has less in common with the wunderkind symbolist than with David Mamet and the Coen Brothers.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 11, 2012


Interview: Survivors speak out in Kirby Dick’s shocking War

Invisible no more
The career of documentarian Kirby Dick begins with aspects of individual sexuality, in films like 1986's Private Practices: The Story of a Sex Surrogate and 1997's Sick: The Life & Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist .
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 09, 2012


Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

Only one story
There's only one story, says the teacher near the end of this take-two of the Spider-Man franchise: who am I?
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 03, 2012


Review: The Invisible War

Kirby Dick's documentary on rape in the military
A few years ago, documentarian Kirby Dick read an article about rape among the troops and was shocked to see that no one had made a movie on the subject.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 03, 2012


Review: Take This Waltz

People, not clichés
Margot (Michelle Williams), who makes ends meet grinding out PR pamphlets, wants to be happy with her husband Lou (Seth Rogen), a cookbook writer. However, like many Seth Rogen characters, Lou's more a grab-assing buddy than a lover.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  July 05, 2012


Review: People Like Us

Alex Kurtzman's creepy family melodrama
I, for one, would not want to be a person like the characters in Alex Kurtzman's creepy family melodrama.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  June 28, 2012


Review: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Bekmambetov's adaptation of the goofy bestseller
With a title like this, don't expect a PBS documentary.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  June 22, 2012


The Provincetown International Film Festival honors three indie icons

Triple edged
How do you know you're at the 14th annual Provincetown International Film Festival (June 13-17) and not some other cinephilic shindig?
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  June 20, 2012


Review: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

Doomsday scenarios
Nearly 15 years after Don McKellar ended it all in Last Night (1998), the world endures, and so does the question: how will doomsday affect one's love life?
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  June 19, 2012


Review: Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle

The story of the Cape Wind clean-energy project
When you've got the Kennedys and the Koch brothers on the same side of an issue, it's hard to know what to think.
By: PETER KEOUGH  |  June 13, 2012

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