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MOVIE: SUMMER 2016 MOVIE DOLDRUMS

MOVIE: SUMMER 2016 MOVIE DOLDRUMS

Joyce Kulhawik July 13, 2016 0

This summer at the movies sucks. I normally despise that expression but it accurately describes the vacuum that is this summer’s movie season. Underwhelming fare is now playing on mainstream screens everywhere, and I am searching like crazy for things

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MOVIES: NOW YOU SEE ME 2

MOVIES: NOW YOU SEE ME 2

Joyce Kulhawik June 9, 2016 4

Get ready for the first great entertainment at the movies this summer which trades comic book action heroes for the lords of legerdemain known as The Four Horsemen: NOW YOU SEE ME 2! I couldn’t take my eyes

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MOVIE: BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

MOVIE: BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

Joyce Kulhawik March 26, 2016 2

As attractive, well-crafted, and convincingly–even compellingly acted as BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE was, I couldn’t stop thinking that one good conversation between our superheroes would have cleared the whole thing up. But then it

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MOVIES: ROOM/45 YEARS/CAROL/THE DANISH GIRL

MOVIES: ROOM/45 YEARS/CAROL/THE DANISH GIRL

Joyce Kulhawik February 25, 2016 3

THE 2016 OSCARS are upon us and I thought I’d weigh in on a few films I’d been mum on– in case you were wondering for what and whom to root! ROOM: Nominated for Best Picture, Director, Actress, and

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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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