Between the foibles and hopes of middle-age and the vast perfection of nature, the documentary Low and Clear finds its compelling rhythms and its poetry.
Here is what I learned from watching the film Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding: Boomers are being sold down the river.
‘Tis is the season for film festivals in the Boston and Massachusetts area. From Provincetown and Nantucket to the Berkshires and Roxbury, it’s a cornucopia of international, documentary, and narrative film.
Sound of My Voice has a lot twists and turns, much charm, and credible suspense. Have I yielded to the cult of Brit Marling? I was always a sucker for pretty face, and a good yarn.
The Independent Film Festival of Boston has achieved a reputation as one of the hippest in the country because of the dedication of its small and dedicated staff, an army of well-trained volunteers, and audiences full college students, artists, art lovers, and cinephiles.
After catching your breath from a heavy dose of April film festivals, you may think you need a rest! While this month’s Boston area offerings may look tidy in number, they are sprawling in scope. April provided a look at what’s coming and current, but May is steeped in history and alternative cinema.
The Kid With a Bike is a story of grace, compassion, redemption, and of the possibility of goodness in a very difficult and imperfect world.
Supplementing Eugene O’Neill’s high drama is a subtle score of music and sound created by Dewey Dellay, an Elliot Norton Award winner for Outstanding Design.
While “The Deep Blue Sea” may be a throwback to another era, director Terence Davies has used his masterful style to engage the audience cinematically and psychologically in an elegant circular structure.
It’s film festival time! That means you need to stretch, exercise, and drink plenty of liquids because there’s a lot to see. The month is capped with an amazing line up of 66 features at the Independent Film Festival of Boston.