Les Misérables invites us to ponder, in real time, how people respond in a chaotic, dangerous situation.
A fuller accounting of the creative contributions of women to the film industry in its early decades is still fighting for a place in mainstream awareness. The documentary Be Natural is a valuable battering ram in that fight.
Artful films like Just Mercy remain necessary — these are the kind of stories our troubled nation needs to hear if we are to move forward.
The film’s modulated softness, its moments of quiet heartfelt sorrow, are testaments to a feminism that rejects political anger in order to embrace sisterly compassion.
George MacKay’s astonishing turn lifts 1917 from pyrotechnical marvel to a shattering emotional experience.
Following the stories of these unique, gifted, and sadly overlooked individuals can be as gripping as the music they made together.
In Fabric is a mesh of black comedy, horror, and art house psychedelia. I found it wildly original.
The Arts Fuse Mentorship Program invites high school students from diverse backgrounds (in this go around from Somerville High School) to team-up with Arts Fuse critics.
You will laugh at Uncut Gems, but you will leave the theater shaking.
Peter Keough has edited a useful, insightful, and delightful new collection of short essays that explore films that appeal to adults who seek childlike glee or awe at the movies.