You will laugh at Uncut Gems, but you will leave the theater shaking.
Waves is a plea for mutual understanding, for acts of grace that transcend race, age, gender, and social status.
About the post-Reagan era, Boston Phoenix and Boston After Dark editor, Arnie Reisman, observes: “Everything went to sleep, and while we were sleeping, the Republican Party grew six more heads.”
Despite some glimmers of hope, By the Grace of God will not be an easy film for anyone — for loyal believers, for those disillusioned by the church, for anyone who has suffered from abuse.
Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles is nothing if not provocative fodder for a cinematic niche: the animated feature sheds intriguing light on one of the major film directors of the 20th century at a pivotal time in his career. ,/em>
As Judy Garland, Renée Zellweger is in a movie that doesn’t match her fine performance.
Why has Downton Abbey, the film and the series, been so successful? We are given a romanticized vision of essential ‘Britishness,’ a nostalgic version of the class system.
Under the Silver Lake would be infuriating were its Charlie Kaufman-inspired adventures not so entertaining.
This is a perfect guilty pleasure, an old fashioned B-movie without a franchise, explosions, overly recognizable actors, or exhausting mano a mano violence.
Finding independent films that may or may not receive wider distribution, as well as talking to filmmakers anxious to answer questions about their work, are great reasons to travel to the Provincetown Film Festival.