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Video from Cannes 2014 Winner: Hungarian Drama WHITE GOD

By at May 25, 2014 | 9:26 pm | 0 Comment

Video from Cannes 2014 Winner: Hungarian Drama WHITE GOD

The summer blockbuster gets its fair share of criticism -- a factory churn that favors big effects over high art -- but every moviegoer looks forward to at least one big movie during the warm weather months. Despite my general dislike for sequel efforts (and reboots, the worst trend to hit film narrative in the last 30 years), I have my eyes on Dawn of the Planet of the more...

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2014 IFFBoston: Saturday What to Watch

By at April 26, 2014 | 7:48 am | 1 Comments

2014 IFFBoston: Saturday What to Watch

Saturday, April 26 kicks off the first noon-to-(near)midnight schedule for the 2014 Independent Film Festival Boston, with your choice of 16 features and five short-film packages. Wondering what to see? You can head on over to my full IFFBoston preview, organized by day, or see below for a bit more in-depth look at the Saturday offering—and yes, you could work out more...

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2014 Independent Film Festival Boston: 12 Movies to Watch

By at April 23, 2014 | 12:08 am | 2 Comments

2014 Independent Film Festival Boston: 12 Movies to Watch

If you happen to be in the Boston area this weekend and see some massive lines snaked around the best independent movie theaters in town (well, in Somerville, Cambridge and Brookline), then you're seeing the love for the IFFB — Independent Film Festival Boston. Now in its 12th year — a testament to both the response by Boston moviegoers and the remarkable more...

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Oscars 2014: Best Picture Prognostication for All 9 Nominees

By at March 2, 2014 | 7:58 pm | 2 Comments

Oscars 2014: Best Picture Prognostication for All 9 Nominees

If you're still perusing the Best Picture Oscar list and flipping coins to pick your selection — potentially winning a bet is what the Oscars are really good for — here's help, with ways to think about every one of the nine nominations. Nothing but educated guesses on my part. Are they more or less educated than yours? We'll see about 11:30 pm ET. Don't you more...

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