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MOVIE: THE FINEST HOURS

MOVIE: THE FINEST HOURS

Joyce Kulhawik January 28, 2016 2

I love a good storm–and dazzling heroics float my boat. Disney’s THE FINEST HOURS satisfies both cravings in a new film which comes at a time of year that generally finds us in the doldrums of the movie

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OSCAR NOMS/SNUBS/SUDDEN DEATHS

OSCAR NOMS/SNUBS/SUDDEN DEATHS

Joyce Kulhawik January 15, 2016 2

What an intense week. I cannot write anything else before expressing how heartbroken I was to learn that brilliant actor Alan Rickman and musical icon David Bowie died–both Londoners, both at age 69 of cancer. Bowie

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MOVIES: TOP FIVE OF  2015!

MOVIES: TOP FIVE OF 2015!

Joyce Kulhawik December 18, 2015 3

A flurry of fine films has just descended on the big screen in the last few weeks, almost too many to take in; but I did my best and here are my TOP FIVE FILMS of the year, some of

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MOVIE: STAR WARS/THE FORCE AWAKENS

MOVIE: STAR WARS/THE FORCE AWAKENS

Joyce Kulhawik December 16, 2015 3

Never mind The Force– I HAVE AWAKENED! The latest installment of STAR WARS EPISODE VII: THE FORCE AWAKENS has pulled me out of the Doldrums of Prequel (a group of empty islands way off the coast of the Star

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MOVIE: BOSTON FILM CRITICS GROUPS ANNOUNCE 2015 AWARDS!

MOVIE: BOSTON FILM CRITICS GROUPS ANNOUNCE 2015 AWARDS!

Joyce Kulhawik December 6, 2015 1

THE CRITICS HAVE SPOKEN!! This weekend, the two Boston film critics groups to which I belong announced their 2015 year end awards! So whose picks are closest to yours? Read all the way to the

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MOVIES: THE HUNGER GAMES MOCKINGJAY- PART 2/BROOKLYN

MOVIES: THE HUNGER GAMES MOCKINGJAY- PART 2/BROOKLYN

Joyce Kulhawik November 23, 2015 3

Here’s a holiday double feature to be thankful for! The first is a sci-fi adventure franchise that neatly wraps itself up, and the second is a truly artful, old-fashioned romance that may generate a BEST ACTRESS OSCAR nomination! THE HUNGER GAMES:MOCKINGJAY-Part

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THEATER/MOVIE ROUND UP:Saturday Night/Sunday Morning, Isango, Steve Jobs, Spectre

THEATER/MOVIE ROUND UP:Saturday Night/Sunday Morning, Isango, Steve Jobs, Spectre

Joyce Kulhawik November 19, 2015 1

Here’s the bottom line on some of what I’ve seen lately onstage and onscreen: THEATER                 *This is the last week to see Katori Hall’s SATURDAY NIGHT/

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MOVIE: THE MARTIAN

MOVIE: THE MARTIAN

Joyce Kulhawik October 1, 2015 2

THE MARTIAN or (How a Geeked-out Gardener Saved His Own Life) stars our most down to earth actor in an out of this world saga that grabs us in its first few minutes, takes us on a wild ride, and features a

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MOVIES: MISTRESS AMERICA/THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E./THE GIFT/RICKI AND THE FLASH

MOVIES: MISTRESS AMERICA/THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E./THE GIFT/RICKI AND THE FLASH

Joyce Kulhawik September 3, 2015 3

A few more good ones left to see this summer and one circling the drain… See MISTRESS AMERICA! Co-writer/director Noah Baumbach’s and his muse/co-writer/star Greta Gerwig’s hilarious ode to finding your path through and post college. Freshman

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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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