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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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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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DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: THE MYSTERIES AND MENTORS OF RICKY JAY Film / DVD Review

By at February 2, 2014 | 8:04 am | 4 Comments

DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: THE MYSTERIES AND MENTORS OF RICKY JAY Film / DVD Review

4 / 5 stars If you’re not sure whether you’ve seen (or heard) Ricky Jay before, trust me, you have. He’s played a hustler in David Mamet’s House of Games, a porno cinematographer in Boogie Nights, the narrator in Magnolia, and has been part of more TV productions than many sitcom actors. But acting is Ricky Jay’s side gig, really. The man is a master of more...

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