Peter Keough

Doc Talk: New Spins on Plan B in “Flipside”

June 25, 2024
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A profound piece of director Chris Wilcha’s life was being disrespected and threatened with extinction. He had to do something. He had to make a documentary about it.

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Film Review: “Ghostlight” — Stages of Grief

June 23, 2024
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A movie about an amateur theater company’s production of a classic play taps into the universal truth of irremediable and ineluctable loss. And there isn’t a dry eye in the house.

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Doc Talk: From Revolution to De-evolution at the Nantucket Film Festival

June 17, 2024
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The documentaries “War Game” and “Devo” take up the topic of insurrection, political and cultural.

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Doc Talk: Movies on Loss and Recovery at the Provincetown International Film Festival

June 11, 2024
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A trio of films in which certainty and security have been disrupted and people must make the best of what remains.

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Doc Talk: Four Documentaries Defy Doomsday at the Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston

May 16, 2024
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What have you done to prevent the end of the world? A quartet of documentaries in this year’s Global World Film Festival offer different answers to this nagging question.

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Film Review: “Evil Does Not Exist” — Goodness on Trial

May 9, 2024
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This is a lucid but dreamlike fable about the often fraught confrontation between humanity and nature.

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Book Reviews: Something Wickedly Imbecilic This Way Comes

May 8, 2024
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Two books chase the devil’s tail as they examine America’s evil ways.

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Film Review: “The Old Oak” — Still Standing Tall

May 4, 2024
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Veteran British director Ken Loach turns over a new leaf in “The Old Oak”.

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Film Reviews: DocTalk at the Independent Film Festival of Boston — Bands of Outsiders

May 1, 2024
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Documentaries celebrating communities shine at the Independent Film Festival of Boston.

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Film Review: “Civil War” Crimes — A Boutique Catastrophe

April 10, 2024
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In this dreamworld, the politics don’t matter. It’s the artfully gruesome spectacle that counts — that and the hackneyed Hollywood storyline about the hardened veteran mentoring the neophyte through an initiation into the harsh realities of the profession.

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