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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 [...]

Feb 23 2014

MOVIE: TIM’S VERMEER

By | February 23rd, 2014|Documentary, Epic & Historical, Movies|1 Comment

Leave it to a pair of magicians to take the magic out of a great work of art, then raise even deeper questions than they answer. TIM'S VERMEER floored me. It really messed with my head.  Dutch master painter Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), known for his extraordinary sense of composition, pristine technique, and light--his canvases seem [...]

Feb 11 2014

MOVIE: THE MONUMENTS MEN

By | February 11th, 2014|Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies, War|1 Comment

Look. I love the arts. And this is a FANTASTIC a story about rescuing artistic masterpieces from Nazis and returning them to their owners-- I mean, what could be better than that?!! Well, having seen THE MONUMENTS MEN-- just about anything. This is one of those hidden chapters of World War II that begs to [...]

Oct 27 2013

MOVIE REVIEW: 12 YEARS A SLAVE

By | October 27th, 2013|Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies|1 Comment

12 YEARS A SLAVE is as unsparing as its title. The film is a shattering experience-- for actors and audience--as we are dragged into the abyss of slavery through the documented real life experience of a free black man in upstate NY who was kidnapped from his family in the middle of his life, and [...]

Apr 23 2013

MOVIE REVIEW: “42”

By | April 23rd, 2013|Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies|1 Comment

It's the only number to be retired by all of baseball and belonged to the tough, multi-talented athlete Jackie Robinson who rose out of poverty in rural Georgia to break baseball's color barrier when he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. Written and directed by Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River), "42" is a  [...]

Feb 23 2013

:30 SECOND REVIEW: ARGO

By | February 23rd, 2013|30 Second Reviews, Action & Adventure, Drama, Epic & Historical, Movies, Thriller|4 Comments

Here's another one: my new :30 Second Review of ARGO! If you don't have time to read my FULL TEXT REVIEW and want the bottom line fast, with VIDEO-- check out Joyce's :30 Second Review!  What do you think?