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You Can’t Stop Rock and Roll: WE ARE TWISTED F*CKING SISTER Film Review

By at May 31, 2016 | 10:03 pm | 0 Comment

You Can’t Stop Rock and Roll: WE ARE TWISTED F*CKING SISTER Film Review

4 / 5 stars If you’re a regular Netflix viewer, no doubt you’ve noticed how well the streaming service is building out their catalog of music documentaries – hell, one film with their name on it, What Happened, Miss Simone?, was even nominated for a Best Documentary Oscar this year. Beyond the award-worthy, there are some surprising treasures in the Netflix more...

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Tall Tales: HIGH-RISE Film Review

By at May 12, 2016 | 10:13 pm | 1 Comments

Tall Tales: HIGH-RISE Film Review

3 / 5 stars What better place to witness the de-evolution of man than a 1970s luxury apartment building? That’s the surreal premise of High-Rise, director Ben Wheatley’s legitimately wild adaptation of the novel from cult writer J.G. Ballard (The guy who wrote Crash. No, not that one. This one, the David Cronenberg classic.) High-Rise is a comic nightmare that more...

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19 Movies to Watch: The 2016 Independent Film Festival Boston Preview

By at April 23, 2016 | 11:28 pm | 0 Comment

19 Movies to Watch: The 2016 Independent Film Festival Boston Preview

Time flies when you’re seeing movies. I would’ve sworn the 2015 Independent Film Festival Boston wrapped just a couple weeks ago, yet here we go with the 2016 edition of the gleaming gem of New England – dare I say, American – film festivals. At last year’s event, the IFFB’s prescience was present as ever, as the festival screened movies that picked up more...

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A (Hunger) Game Well-Played: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 Film Review

By at March 29, 2016 | 10:32 pm | 1 Comments

A (Hunger) Game Well-Played: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars In the three short years since the first big-screen episode of The Hunger Games, the young adult genre saw two notable events: A spate of lesser – and less popular – YA film series surfaced, and The Hunger Games became the category's surprisingly solid standout. What began with a passable, mild by-the-numbers opening entry from director Gary Ross more...

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