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MOVIE: JASON BOURNE

MOVIE: JASON BOURNE

Joyce Kulhawik August 4, 2016 2

It was my last best hope for the dull summer movie offerings– and it did not disappoint! JASON BOURNE held me fast from first frame to last. I must admit, the $1.3 billion dollar grossing

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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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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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MOVIE: HITCHCOCK/ TRUFFAUT

MOVIE: HITCHCOCK/ TRUFFAUT

Joyce Kulhawik December 8, 2015 2

When I was 7 years old, my unsuspecting parents took me to the drive-in to see the new Hitchcock film: PSYCHO. To this day, shower curtains creep me out. But my love of movies, and Hitchcock, was sealed forever.  As

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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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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: SPOTLIGHT

MOVIE: SPOTLIGHT

Joyce Kulhawik November 3, 2015 4

The scandal broke on January 6, 2002 the Feast of the Epiphany– and what a revelation. On that Sunday, The Boston Globe Spotlight Team released the first in a series of articles that would earn them

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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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MOVIE: WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL 2015

MOVIE: WOODS HOLE FILM FESTIVAL 2015

Joyce Kulhawik July 22, 2015 1

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

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