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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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Horrors Revisited: THE ACT OF KILLING Film Review

By at August 1, 2013 | 4:00 pm | 3 Comments

Horrors Revisited: THE ACT OF KILLING Film Review

4 / 5 stars A colleague once told me that while watching Errol Morris’ The Fog of War, she realized the film's subject was using the course of his interview to determine whether he'd be going to hell. That subject was controversial former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, who eventually arrived at his afterlife location in 2009. In The Act of Killing, executive more...

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New Movie Poster: Errol Morris’ and Werner Herzog’s THE ACT OF KILLING

By at June 22, 2013 | 7:07 pm | 0 Comment

New Movie Poster: Errol Morris’ and Werner Herzog’s THE ACT OF KILLING

It's plain and simple: If Errol Morris puts his name on a documentary, I'm seeing it. Same for Werner Herzog (especially if he's narrating it, but that's another conversation). The upcoming The Act of Killing is executive-produced by both legendary true-life storytellers, so consider us super-interested. Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer, The Act of Killing is being more...

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Walking Tall: JACK REACHER Film / DVD Review

By at June 5, 2013 | 11:13 pm | 0 Comment

Walking Tall: JACK REACHER Film / DVD Review

4 / 5 stars How does Tom Cruise measure up as Lee Child's bestselling supercop, Jack Reacher? Let's start with the obvious: Tom Cruise is 5’ 7”. Lee Child’s Jack Reacher is 6’ 5”. Yes, it’s been a talking point for fans of the book series ever since Cruise was cast in Christopher McQuarrie's big-screen adaptation of "One Shot," the ninth in a series of more...

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