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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: ‘Hardcore Henry’ sucks as a video game and movie

Film: Hardcore Henry Directed by: Ilya Naishuller Starring: Haley Bennett, Sharlto Copley, Tim Roth “It’s like watching a video game.” A statement that many a people use to describe highfalutin action/adventure epics that litter theaters today. Most recently, people used that statement to describe Gods Of Egypt, an incoherent ode to ’70s mythological epics. Hardcore […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Open Grave’

Film: Open Grave Starring: Sharlto Copley, Joseph Morgan, Thomas Kretschmann Director: Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego Writers: Chris Borey, Eddie Borey The trick to a good thriller/horror is to only reveal enough plot to keep the audience intrigued. Most of these films involve trying to figure out who the killer is amongst a group of people that are stuck […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Oldboy’

Film: Oldboy Directed by: Spike Lee Starring: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley Chan-wook Park’s original Korean version of Oldboy is one of the most revered foreign films of the past decade or so. Released in 2003, it still comes up in conversations with all sorts of moviegoers, even amongst those who don’t typically delve […]