Tim Jackson

Coming Attractions in Film: September 2012

September 1, 2012
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A list of unusual and compelling films coming up in September that you may not have a second chance to experience if you don’t plan your evening ahead!

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Fuse Film Review: Running as a “Dark Horse” in the American Cinema

August 19, 2012
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Todd Solondz’s lack of commercial appeal as a filmmaker is understandable. His movies deal overtly with some of the most uncomfortable aspects of American life.

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Movie Review: Through the Eyes of Children

August 7, 2012
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Two superb new films, “Moonrise Kingdom” and “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” revolve around children and the power of love.

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Coming Attractions in Film: August 2012

July 27, 2012
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If your streaming device is re-buffering, or you are tired of watching “Lawrence of Arabia” on your computer, August is a great month to get to a theater. There are some new releases worth seeing, but Boston and vicinity offers some unique opportunities to take in some terrific revivals.

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Coming Attractions in Film: July 2012

June 28, 2012
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Wouldn’t you know it, just when you thought July would be all Red Sox games, bike rides, hikes, and weekend get-a-ways, there’s a whole lot of great films to keep you occupied. This month includes classics, new documentaries, a giant screen, and two festivals –- the Maine Film Festival and Boston’s venerable French Film Festival.

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Film Review: “Portrait of Wally” — Art As ‘Holocaust Loot’

June 26, 2012
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“Portrait of Wally” makes for a wonderfully engaging documentary about art and postwar intrigue with stakes on both a personal and global scale.

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Film Review: “Low and Clear” — A Lyrical Study of Men and the Fine Art of Fly Fishing

June 14, 2012
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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.

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Movie Review: “Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding”? Boomer Baloney

June 10, 2012
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Here is what I learned from watching the film Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding: Boomers are being sold down the river.

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Coming Attractions in Film: June 2012

May 31, 2012
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‘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.

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Film Review: “Sound of My Voice”

May 15, 2012
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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.

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