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Dec 06 2015

MOVIE: BOSTON FILM CRITICS GROUPS ANNOUNCE 2015 AWARDS!

By | December 6th, 2015|Action & Adventure, Documentary, Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies, Romance, Thriller, War|1 Comment

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 bottom and see if it's MAD MAX or SPOTLIGHT-- and all the rest. Peruse the results and let me know what you think! The [...]

Nov 01 2015

MOVIE: SUFFRAGETTE

By | November 1st, 2015|Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies|8 Comments

Switzerland didn't do it until 1971: grant women the right to vote. "Impossible!" you say. Well, it's just one of the astonishing facts revealed in SUFFRAGETTE, a new film about the early struggle of women to win the right to vote. To be heard. To have a say. To be considered worthy of being listened to. To [...]

Sep 28 2015

ENTER TO WIN: THE MET OPERA LIVE ONSCREEN!

By | September 28th, 2015|Drama, Epic & Historical, More A & E, Movies, Music, Musicals, Romance, Theater|0 Comments

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN free passes to the Fathom Event’s The Met Series 2015 Live and Encore one night events!  Enter to win by emailing fathomeventsboston@gmail.com with “(Name of production) & JOYCE’S CHOICES” in the subject line.  5 admit 2 winners will be selected and emailed their complimentary passes!  The passes will be valid [...]

Jul 22 2015

MOVIE: WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL 2015

By | July 22nd, 2015|Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Epic & Historical, Family, Kids, Movies, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller, War|1 Comment

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 Cape Cod, is set to roll for eight days (July 25 to Aug. 1)! We’re talking more than 100 films showcasing [...]

Jul 15 2015

“WOMAN IN GOLD” CONTEST: ENTER TO WIN $100!

By | July 15th, 2015|Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies|2 Comments

WOMAN IN GOLD is now available on BLU-RAY, DVD, and DIGITAL HD and BetterAfter50.com for whom I also write is running a contest in connection with that release.  CLICK HERE & follow the instructions on the BetterAfter50 website & enter to win a $100 gift card & MORE!! My review of the film below: WOMAN IN GOLD is one [...]

Jan 22 2015

MOVIE: SELMA

By | January 22nd, 2015|Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies|0 Comments

SELMA puts you there--right in the middle of the racism at the heart of these United States. Many of us lived it in the sixties, in the deep south with its segregated restaurants, hotels, and water fountains, and later, on television where the rest of us watched the local vitriol boil over and onto the world stage as the great [...]

Nov 13 2014

HOLIDAY MOVIE GUIDE!

By | November 13th, 2014|Action & Adventure, Drama, Epic & Historical, Fantasy, Movies, Musicals, Thriller, War|0 Comments

Will they be holiday hits? Will they win OSCARS? Add these to my Fall Movie Preview list for a complete big screen Holiday Movie Guide! (11/14) THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING He's the English-speaking Einstein--British physicist Stephen Hawking--whose book A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME made us all think we could almost understand the theory of everything. This biopic stars [...]

Oct 31 2014

WIN TICKETS: THE MET: LIVE IN HD 2014

By | October 31st, 2014|Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies, Music, Theater|0 Comments

ENTER for a chance to win complimentary passes to Fathom Event  The Met: Live in HD 2014!  Please e-mail fathomeventsboston@gmail.com with your full name, address and phone number, PLUS “The Met” in the subject line. Be sure to indicate which show you are requesting! The tickets will be for Showcase Legacy Place. THE SCHEDULE: Carmen Live: Saturday, November 1st at [...]

Oct 02 2014

WIN TICKETS: HISTORIC “VIKINGS” AND “POMPEII” EXHIBITIONS AT THE MOVIES

By | October 2nd, 2014|Epic & Historical, Movies|0 Comments

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SCREENINGS OF "HISTORIC 'VIKINGS' AND 'POMPEII', EXHIBITIONS FROM THE BRITISH MUSEUM",  EACH FOR ONLY ONE NIGHT IN OCTOBER Fathom Events and the U.K.’s More2Screen are partnering to present two extraordinary cinematic experiences from the British Museum in London that shine a bright light on two cultures – Viking and [...]

Apr 04 2014

MOVIES: NOAH/DIVERGENT

By | April 4th, 2014|Action & Adventure, Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies, Science Fiction, Thriller|0 Comments

Two quick reviews before the weekend! NOAH is a crazy film by Darren Aronofsky (THE FOUNTAIN, BLACK SWAN) manifesting the filmmaker's trademark tussle with the unknowable and a feverish attempt to reconcile good and evil, faith and fear, while yoking the otherworldly to concrete reality. Russell Crowe as Noah gets the message to build an [...]