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Aug 16 2017

MOVIES/SCREEN GRABS: DUNKIRK, BABY DRIVER, THE BIG SICK

By | August 16th, 2017|Action & Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies, Musicals, Thriller, War|0 Comments

A few more SCREEN GRABS in the dog days of summer--and none of the following are dogs: DUNKIRK: If you haven't already, see this masterful and intimate experience of the grueling WWII battle when the Nazis had 400,000 Allied troops-- British, French, and Belgian--trapped on the beach at Dunkirk but they never surrendered; [...]

Aug 08 2017

MOVIES/”DETROIT”: Agonizing Essential Viewing

By | August 8th, 2017|Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies|0 Comments

After combing through the listings of franchise-fatigued superheroes now clogging big screens everywhere, I've come up with a list of well-made, challenging, and engrossing films for folks as sick of vacuous action adventure as I am. Over the next few days I'll write about the following films that left me reeling: BABY DRIVER, THE BIG [...]

Aug 05 2017

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “THE TRIP TO SPAIN”

By | August 5th, 2017|Comedy, Free Advance Screening, Movies|0 Comments

HURRY! FREE ADVANCE SCREENING for an IFC Films’ release “THE TRIP TO SPAIN”. For the chance to receive two tickets to the screening please visit: http://tinyurl.com/TripToSpainBos Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 6:30 PM in Boston (Theater will be named on your ticket) “THE TRIP TO SPAIN” Running Time: 1-hour 55-minutes Rated: Not Yet Rated Opening Date: [...]

Jul 29 2017

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “THE GLASS CASTLE”

By | July 29th, 2017|Drama, Free Advance Screening, Movies|1 Comment

HURRY! FREE ADVANCE SCREENING for a Lionsgate release “THE GLASS CASTLE”. For the chance to receive two tickets to the screening please visit: http://www.lionsgatescreenings.com/tUGVU25857 Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM in Somerville (Theater will be named on your ticket) “THE GLASS CASTLE” Running Time: 127-minutes Rated: “PG-13” Opening Date: August 11, 2017 Cast: Brie Larson, [...]

Jul 26 2017

I’m Back with MOVIES:WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL

By | July 26th, 2017|Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Movies|2 Comments

Happy summer one and all! A pro-LONG-ed bout of pneumonia and a vacation abroad has kept me away from my website for awhile-- but I'm back up to speed with a slew of movies over the next few days and some "must-see" theater to recommend.  Today I begin with the WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL about [...]

May 08 2017

WIN TIX: THE MET LIVE IN HD

By | May 8th, 2017|Drama, Movies, Music, Musicals, Romance, Theater|0 Comments

HURRY! WIN complimentary passes to Fathom Events: THE MET: LIVE IN HD 2016-17 SERIES – DER ROSENKAVALIER To enter-to-win please click on the link below and fill out the required information. http://tinyurl.com/hrfdgfk  Winners will receive their passes via email. Passes will be valid at the specified locations and guarantee you a seat up until 10 [...]

Apr 17 2017

MOVIE: BOSTON

By | April 17th, 2017|Documentary, Epic & Historical, Movies|1 Comment

In marathon season, after a marathon of coverage including the fictionalized film "Patriots Day" and the documentary play "Finish Line," the latest entry in the reportage of Boston's beloved race comes in first with the last word. My review here reprinted from The ARTery. "Boston" is the first feature length documentary film on [...]

Apr 02 2017

MOVIE: “BABY BOOM” 30 Years Later!

By | April 2nd, 2017|Comedy, Movies|1 Comment

I recently took part in Women Writer's week at RogerEbert.com and revisited BABY BOOM starring Diane Keaton--30 years later. I was thrilled to join all of the site's women reviewers highlighted that week, and once again became acutely aware of how few women's critical voices are heard in the world. The field of movie and theater criticism remains, like so many fields, [...]

Mar 16 2017

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: T2 TRAINSPOTTING

By | March 16th, 2017|Expired Free Advance Screenings, Movies|0 Comments

HURRY! FREE ADVANCE SCREENING for a TriStar Pictures’ release        "T2 TRAINSPOTTING”. For the chance to receive two tickets to the screening please visit:  http://www.sonyscreenings.com/ILtli36312 Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM in Boston (Theater will be named on your ticket) “T2 TRAINSPOTTING” Running Time: 1-hour 58-minutes Rated: “R” Opening Date: March 24, 2017 [...]

Mar 08 2017

WIN TIX! THE MET:LIVE IN HD “La Traviata”

By | March 8th, 2017|More A & E, Movies, Music, Musicals|0 Comments

WIN complimentary passes to Fathom Events: THE MET: LIVE IN HD 2016-17 SERIES – LA TRAVIATA  To enter-to-win please click on the link below and fill out the required information. http://tinyurl.com/hrfdgfk Winners will receive their passes via email. Passes will be valid at the specified locations and guarantee you a seat up until 10 minutes [...]