Even 42 years ago, disillusionment was setting in among the workers at alt-weekly papers like The Real Paper and The Boston Phoenix.
As readers know, a thread of melancholy runs through Tolkien’s masterwork, deepening and informing his achievement. It should, by rights, have its place in any depiction of his life.
Zhang Yimou’s return to form is a story of doubles, duplicity — and zithers.
The White Crow, wisely, offers up no easy answers regarding why Rudolf Nureyev defected.
Bolden is an intense film, depicting a life lived in a horrifically racist time and place.
Her Smell is funny-terrifying, alluring-repulsive, moving-disturbing, era-capturing and timeless.
As always, IFFBoston’s Executive Director Brian Tamm and Program Director Nancy Campbell have curated a stellar lineup of films that promises to represent the very best of current American and international cinema.
“The half-hearted support of jazz by American broadcast TV, be it commercial or PBS or cable, has been an insult not only to the artists, but to the public as well.”
In space, no one can hear you go extinct.
The Chaperone plays like a sanitized look at female independence and sexual desire for the prudish over-50s crowd.