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IFFBoston 2016: ‘The Hollars,’ ‘The Peacemaker,’ and ‘The Eyes of My Mother’

I always get unreasonably excited when Independent Film Festival Boston rolls around every April. Executive Director Brian Tamm and Program Director Nancy Campbell bring their A-game every year, having scoured fest after fest for the cream of the crop to show to a rowdy Boston crowd. This year’s theme, “Make it yours,” couldn’t be any […]

MOVIE REVIEW: ’13 Hours’ Is Almost Like Lazy Propaganda…With Explosions

Film: 13 Hours Directed By: Michael Bay Starring: John Krasinski, James Badge Dale, Max Martini Politicking aside, the raid of the U.S. compound in Benghazi resulted in soldiers giving their lives to protect others. That’s the real-life event at its moral core, right? What director Michael Bay is presupposing here is that, “maybe our military’s […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Aloha’ Means Goodbye To Cameron Crowe In Hawaiian

Film: Aloha Starring: Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams Directed by: Cameron Crowe Director Cameron Crowe, the guy who brought us the masterpiece that is Almost Famous, has been on a sharp decline in quality ever since that 2000 effort. Vanilla Sky was an ambiguous mess and Elizabethtown was the most self-indulgent road movie to […]