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Tall Tales: HIGH-RISE Film Review

By at May 12, 2016 | 10:13 pm | 1 Comments

Tall Tales: HIGH-RISE Film Review

3 / 5 stars What better place to witness the de-evolution of man than a 1970s luxury apartment building? That’s the surreal premise of High-Rise, director Ben Wheatley’s legitimately wild adaptation of the novel from cult writer J.G. Ballard (The guy who wrote Crash. No, not that one. This one, the David Cronenberg classic.) High-Rise is a comic nightmare that more...

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19 Movies to Watch: The 2016 Independent Film Festival Boston Preview

By at April 23, 2016 | 11:28 pm | 0 Comment

19 Movies to Watch: The 2016 Independent Film Festival Boston Preview

Time flies when you’re seeing movies. I would’ve sworn the 2015 Independent Film Festival Boston wrapped just a couple weeks ago, yet here we go with the 2016 edition of the gleaming gem of New England – dare I say, American – film festivals. At last year’s event, the IFFB’s prescience was present as ever, as the festival screened movies that picked up more...

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2013 Independent Film Festival Boston: 12 Movies to Watch

By at April 24, 2013 | 12:30 am | 3 Comments

2013 Independent Film Festival Boston: 12 Movies to Watch

The Boston area boasts a hell of a lot of culture. The Institute of Contemporary Art. The American Repertory Theater. The Marshmallow Fluff Festival. But each spring brings my favorite annual arts event, Independent Film Festival Boston, which begins Wednesday night with Sundance favorite The Spectacular Now, starring Oscar nominee Shailene Woodley (The Descendants). more...

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