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Going, Gone, Gondry: MOOD INDIGO Film Review

By at July 28, 2014 | 11:34 pm | 0 Comment

Going, Gone, Gondry: MOOD INDIGO Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars The films that Michel Gondry is best known for, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Be Kind Rewind, may have magic in their margins but they possess true emotion at their center. No matter how ridiculous or fantastical, these two wonderful films are really about human connections, built, destroyed and sometimes erased. Mood Indigo, coming a decade more...

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Family Business: HAPPY CHRISTMAS Film Review

By at July 13, 2014 | 10:41 am | 0 Comment

Family Business: HAPPY CHRISTMAS Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars While continuing to write and direct his low-key films at an unusually rapid (sometimes unbelievable) pace, Joe Swanberg has managed something a little unexpected – he’s matured. As with many of his previous warts-and-all efforts, in Happy Christmas, the 32-year-old inserts an interloper into an established setting (Nights and Weekends, Uncle Kent, more...

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Just One of the Guys: THE BACHELOR WEEKEND Film Review

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Just One of the Guys: THE BACHELOR WEEKEND Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars When you think about bachelor parties in the movies, what comes to mind? Probably nights of raucous ribaldry, drink-drenched weekends with anonymous babes, the groom trapped on a hotel roof, maybe an unintended homicide. Well, times and masculinity have changed according to The Bachelor Weekend, first-timer John Butler’s irresistible Irish comedy, which more...

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2014 IFFBoston: Sunday What to Watch

By at April 27, 2014 | 11:18 am | 0 Comment

2014 IFFBoston: Sunday What to Watch

Looks like rain has given way to, well, slightly less wet but persistently dreary weather across the venues for Independent Film Festival of Boston. If you're grabbing some warm weather gear to queue up for cinema goodness, here's a short suggestion list for today's screenings. And if you're reading this after the fact, it may be worth keeping your eyes on these titles in more...

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