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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 Most Anticipated Indie Movie of Fall 2013 — And a Fall Top Ten

By at September 14, 2013 | 3:57 pm | 1 Comments

The Most Anticipated Indie Movie of Fall 2013 — And a Fall Top Ten

This week, I had the pleasure of writing a Fall 2013 movie guide for SundanceChannel.com, a list of 10 films that make up a well-balanced indie movie diet for one season. We included quiet family drama, gross-out comedy, and risque subject matter, of course. Among the list is my personal choice for the most anticipated independent film of the fall, the most unlikely of 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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Tribeca Film Festival Preview: RAW HERRING

By at April 13, 2013 | 6:46 pm | 0 Comment

Tribeca Film Festival Preview: RAW HERRING

There's a film entering next week's Tribeca Film Festival World Documentary Competition that was just completed Thursday. As in, two days ago. This down-to-the-wire effort is about as unique an entry (and title) as I've heard this year: Raw Herring, a chronicle of the Dutch fishermen who follow generations-old traditions to deliver the snack known as Hollandse Nieuwe, and more...

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