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Training Days: RESULTS Film Review

By at June 13, 2015 | 10:36 am | 1 Comments

Training Days: RESULTS Film Review

4 / 5 stars Defining Andrew Bujalski’s Results as a "romantic comedy" or "love triangle" seems appropriate at first. But the genre format doesn't hold, quickly dissolving in this tangled story of two health nuts and a rich slob. The dialogue inhabits its own space, with an originality that Hollywood writers either don’t use or don’t get. And little surprises 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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Shall We Play A Game? COMPUTER CHESS Film Review

By at July 26, 2013 | 12:12 am | 3 Comments

Shall We Play A Game? COMPUTER CHESS Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars Over the course of his first three features, writer-director Andrew Bujalski established a moderately new tone for independent film (sometimes called “mumblecore”), with a clear expression of the stammering awkwardness that can surface during conversation. With Computer Chess, the most bizarre entry of his short portfolio, Bujalski takes awkwardness more...

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Saturday Update: Independent Film Festival Boston 2013

By at April 27, 2013 | 8:35 am | 0 Comment

Saturday Update: Independent Film Festival Boston 2013

If you've read my list of the 12 "movies to watch" at this year's 11th Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFB), you may have already made your choices and are ready to hit the festival. But if you're still considering your Saturday choices, here's a helpful list of further recommendations, as well as those movies already near sellout. Hurry up! Midday: I suggest more...

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