This debut film from Romola Garai is to be commended on all levels: its technical proficiency, its aesthetic beauty, its affecting and unusual story, and its stand out performances.
“Black is beautiful. Black isn’t power. Knowledge is power. You can be black as a crow or white as snow but if you don’t know and you ain’t got no dough, you can’t go and that’s for sho’. — Bookstore owner Lewis H. Michaux from Black Power Mixtape Once the Black Lives Matter demonstrations began, lists of […]
Some of the of best sites amusing, scholarly, and entertaining video-essays. NELSON CARVAJAL – Written by s creative longtime video-essayist DAVID BROADWELL – Broadwell is a prolific author and critic of film and film history. This an extremely through site with videos and essays: an entire education FANDOR – Fandor maintains an excellent YouTube site. […]
PREMIUM MOVIE CHANNELS MUBI For a monthly fee Mubi offers a new film every day — and it stays up for 30 days. So there are always 30 hand-picked films to watch or download. The wild and wonderful selection includes forgotten, cult, foreign, and experimental films as well as award-winning masterpieces. A highlight: curator Nicolas […]
LOCAL THEATERS While films are available on multiple platforms (see below) listed here are the latest offerings to purchase from local theaters, sales that will help support local struggling institutions. COOLIDGE CORNER THEATER Coolidge Corner, Brookline WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES One sunny day, four young strangers—Hikari, Ikuko, Ishi, and Takemura—meet by chance at a crematorium. […]
Take the poems slowly, enjoy the Cage-y silences, the concentrated words as they appear.
The Ruskinian mantra of “truth to nature” was eventually upended by the development of digital imagery and the agile manipulations of Photoshop.
A comical version of Jane Austen is coming our way via Autumn de Wilde’s Emma.
The Lodge suggests that our money, social privilege, and carefully-crafted stability are not enough to keep the wolves from the door, or to protect us from the dangers that lurk indoors.
What you will be impressed by is the strength of the interior thinking, the detailing of the voices sorting out their confusion.