Akira Kurosawa

Film Review: A Perfunctory Documentary on Toshiro Mifune

December 5, 2016
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Legendary actor Toshiro Mifune could be less a stoic ronin, more a silly Jerry Lewis.

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Coming Attractions in Film: March 2010

March 2, 2010
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By Justin Marble March 2–4: “Children of Invention” at the Brattle: Young filmmaker Tze Chun’s first feature was shot on location in Boston and focuses on a single mother with two small children struggling to make ends meet. When she doesn’t return home one night from her con-artist-esque job, it falls to the older brother…

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Coming Attractions in Film: December 2009

December 2, 2009
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By Justin Marble Various Films at Stuart Street Playhouse This isn’t so much a ringing endorsement of the current offerings, the biopic Coco Before Chanel or the British comedy Pirate Radio, as much as it is a plug for the brand-new Stuart Street Playhouse. Located in the heart of the city, the fantastic new venue…

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