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Coming in 2016: Tilda Swinton in A BIGGER SPLASH

By at September 1, 2015 | 8:56 pm | 0 Comment

Coming in 2016: Tilda Swinton in A BIGGER SPLASH

Yes, word of a new Tilda Swinton film is reason to stop what you're doing and pay attention. But when she's surrounded by other very pretty people on a volcanic Mediterranean island AND she's playing a rock star... this feels like a whole bunch of upside. The film is A Bigger Splash, from I Am Love director Luca Guadagnino. The cast: :: Matthias Schoenaerts (the more...

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Trailer for Alex Ross Perry’s QUEEN OF EARTH

By at July 27, 2015 | 9:54 pm | 1 Comments

Trailer for Alex Ross Perry’s QUEEN OF EARTH

Can you name the independent director smart enough to know that Elisabeth Moss should be a bona fide film star? Alex Ross Perry is the answer, he of the enticing throwback style (think Allen meets Cassavetes) that pervades his breakout The Color Wheel and critics' favorite, Listen Up Philip. In the latter film, Perry gives Moss a juicy supporting role as Jason more...

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19 Movies to Watch: The 2015 Independent Film Festival Boston Preview

By at April 20, 2015 | 11:20 pm | 3 Comments

19 Movies to Watch: The 2015 Independent Film Festival Boston Preview

If you want quick proof that the Independent Film Festival Boston knows how to pick a perennially solid slate, just check your history. Over just the past few festivals, the IFFB has screened Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, The Imposter, The Queen of Versailles, The Spectacular Now, Submarine, and two of my personal indie favorites of the past decade, Littlerock and Bellflower. more...

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The Top 10 Films of 2014 and Where to Find Them

By at December 30, 2014 | 11:29 pm | 3 Comments

The Top 10 Films of 2014 and Where to Find Them

Here’s the greatest thing about the best films of 2014: You can see many of them right now across a variety of home video options, including Netflix. That tells me any number of these facts is true: 1. A higher-quality selection of films played throughout the year, instead of being stacked up in December like planes at O’Hare. 2. Films that have been released in more...

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