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Review: Cool It

Bjørn Lomborg: environmental Antichrist or nice guy? Or both?
Bjørn Lomborg, the Danish director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist , has been called an idiot and a traitor by his critics — none of whom is given a forum to speak in the new documentary.
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 16, 2010

Interview: Davis Guggenheim, director of Waiting for Superman

Out with the Old School
Davis Guggenheim has always been a man on a mission.
By TOM MEEK  |  October 04, 2010

As 'Superman' debuts, risks and rewards of school reform made plain

The Academy
The documentary Waiting for "Superman" opens this week — an ambitious film that aims to bring the debate over education reform into every household.
By TOM MEEK  |  September 30, 2010

Review: Waiting for Superman

Guggenheim suggests the wait will be long for America's schools
If you were wondering about the state of our education system, Davis Guggenheim's documentary won't make you feel very optimistic.
By TOM MEEK  |  September 28, 2010

Cinema paradisos

As Hollywood's summer fare goes cold, local film festivals heat up
Here's the dilemma: you love movies, but you also love the idea of taking a vacation to one of the many inviting resorts that New England has to offer — the beaches of Cape Cod or the Islands, picturesque towns in Maine or Rhode Island, or even the cultural and historical enclaves of Boston itself.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 16, 2010

There was a film fest from Nantucket . . . and P'town

Escapist Cinema
One look at the line-up at the local multiplex and you might ask yourself, "How far away can I get from Marmaduke and still remain in the state of Massachusetts?" Turns out that summer-movie relief is just a ferry ride away.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 14, 2010

Review: It Might Get Loud

Davis Guggenheim films his essay on the electric guitar
Some guitar teachers will tell you there’s a right way and a wrong way to play the guitar. But Davis Guggenheim’s rousing new documentary, It Might Get Loud, reminds us that that’s not true at all.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 27, 2009


 A familiar girl-power tale
Gracie treads territory familiar to anyone who’s seen a sports movie in the past 10 years.
By BROOKE HOLGERSON  |  May 30, 2007

Truth and consequences

Al Gore’s graphic disaster movie
For a film consisting mostly of a middle-aged guy pointing to charts and lecturing about complex, controversial, and world-challenging ideas, An Inconvenient Truth makes for a more entertaining thriller than The Da Vinci Code .
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 20, 2007

Apocalypse now and then

Doom, damnation, and other summer fun
With Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center opening on the same day, this summer won’t be offering the usual escapist fare.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 03, 2006

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