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MOVIES: ZIPPER/DIGGING FOR FIRE

MOVIES: ZIPPER/DIGGING FOR FIRE

Joyce Kulhawik August 31, 2015 0

If you’re still casting about for something to see in the dog days of summer, here’s my take on a few new ones out or streaming online now! ZIPPER: No, it’s not a thriller about

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THEATER: WAITRESS/KINKY BOOTS

THEATER: WAITRESS/KINKY BOOTS

Joyce Kulhawik August 21, 2015 3

Attention foot fetishists and dessert freaks! There are two shows on stage right now that you MUST see: KINKY BOOTS, the 2013 Tony-winning, high-kicking, cross-dressing Best Musical scored by Grammy winner Cyndi Lauper and Tony winner Harvey Fierstein, and WAITRESS

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MOVIE: LISTEN TO ME MARLON

MOVIE: LISTEN TO ME MARLON

Joyce Kulhawik August 15, 2015 2

We are in the golden age of documentaries and a new one just released is an absolute masterwork. LISTEN TO ME MARLON gives us a piercingly intimate look inside the actor who changed everything about acting for

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MOVIE: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION

MOVIE: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION

Joyce Kulhawik August 13, 2015 1

Impossible as it sounds, Tom Cruise has done it again with THE best action/adventure blockbuster mainstream movie of the summer: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION. I would not steer you wrong–this thing works on every

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MOVIE: THE RUNNER

MOVIE: THE RUNNER

Joyce Kulhawik August 8, 2015 1

In the opening scenes of THE RUNNER the oil slick from the 2010 BP spill is seen spreading over the gulf coast, over the wild life, crippling the fishermen, the local culture, and the

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THEATER: KING LEAR

THEATER: KING LEAR

Joyce Kulhawik August 1, 2015 0

It was a sweltering night when I saw Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s latest FREE Shakespeare on the Common, but so absorbing and mighty was Will Lyman’s performance as KING LEAR that I hardly noticed the elements,

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MOVIE: TRAINWRECK

MOVIE: TRAINWRECK

Joyce Kulhawik July 30, 2015 0

If you haven’t already, see TRAINWRECK starring and written by this summer’s “It” girl, comedian Amy Schumer and directed by Judd Apatow. Schumer plays Amy a writer at a men’s magazine and a “pretty-ish”

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THEATER: SAVING KITTY

THEATER: SAVING KITTY

Joyce Kulhawik July 23, 2015 0

Don’t wait another minute to get a ticket to the funniest show in town right now: Marisa Smith’s “SAVING KITTY“ presented by the Nora Theatre Company at Central Square Theater and starring Boston’s own

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MOVIE: WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL 2015

MOVIE: WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL 2015

Joyce Kulhawik July 22, 2015 1

I know — it’s summer at the movies, but fear not — there is a way to block those brainless blockbusters with more satisfying alternatives: The 24th annual Woods Hole Film Festival, the oldest on

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MOVIE: AMY

MOVIE: AMY

Joyce Kulhawik July 20, 2015 1

AMY—the searing new documentary about the incandescent, singer songwriter Amy Winehouse is so viscerally and intellectually alive, it’s as if she’s been conjured up again and we’ve had to suffer the loss of her

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