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About Joyce Kulhawik

Joyce Kulhawik, best known as the Emmy Award-winning arts and entertainment critic for CBS-Boston (WBZ-TV 1981-2008), is currently lending her expertise as an arts critic/advocate, motivational speaker, and cancer crusader. Kulhawik is President of the Boston Theater Critics Association, a member of the Boston Society of Film Critics, and Boston Online Film Critics Association. Joyce also writes for WBUR's The ARTery and RogerEbert.com.
Feb 22 2020

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “EMMA”

By |2020-02-22T14:37:27-05:00February 22nd, 2020|Comedy, Drama, Free Advance Screening, Movies, Romance|0 Comments

HURRY!  Download passes to the advance screening of EMMA! Tuesday, February 25  7pm at Coolidge Corner Theatre, CLICK HERE FOR PASSES : http://focusfeaturesscreenings.com/EMMA.BosPromo Remember, seating is first come, first served and not guaranteed so arrive early! This advance screening will be directly followed by a Q&A with Director, Autumn de Wilde and Actress Anya Taylor-Joy. [...]

Feb 18 2020

THEATER: GLORIA/DEAL ME OUT

By |2020-02-18T23:52:11-05:00February 18th, 2020|Theater|0 Comments

In this year of the centennial of women's suffrage (Is it possible we've only had the vote since 1920??) it's perfect that the woman most associated with second-wave feminism beyond enfranchisement-- "Women's Lib" as I first called it in the '70's--is still on the front lines, driving home the conversation she began 50 years ago. [...]

Feb 17 2020

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “BURDEN”

By |2020-02-17T21:28:40-05:00February 17th, 2020|Drama, Free Advance Screening, Movies|0 Comments

HURRY: Free passes to 101 Studios release: "BURDEN"! BURDEN ADVANCE SCREENING – BOSTON Monday, February 24th AMC Boston Common 7:00 PM For your first come, first server pass for two, please click:  http://gofobo.com/JoycesChoicesBurden 101 Studios will release BURDEN in theaters MARCH 6, 2020 Rating:           R (for disturbing violent content, and language throughout including [...]

Feb 12 2020

MORE ONSTAGE NOW: WOLF PLAY/DETROIT RED

By |2020-02-12T19:41:15-05:00February 12th, 2020|Theater|0 Comments

Theater is non-stop in this town and two world premieres are now onstage in Boston! WOLF PLAY: This world premiere produced by Company One and written by Hansol Jung took me completely by surprise because it was about something I had never heard of: the online "adoption dissolution" of previously adopted children, bypassing regulated legal [...]

Feb 11 2020

OSCAR 2020 MOMENTS: BEST & WORST!

By |2020-02-11T00:32:29-05:00February 11th, 2020|Celebrity Interviews, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Epic & Historical, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Kids, Movies, Musicals, Romance, War|0 Comments

It's over! The winners of Oscars 2020 are in and it was an historic night. Here are the highlights and low lights beginning with the evening's BEST moment: ***PARASITE winning four Oscars including the first time in Oscar history that a non-English film, as well as a South Korean film, won Best Picture. [...]

Feb 07 2020

OSCAR PICKS & PREDICTIONS 2020

By |2020-02-07T23:42:29-05:00February 7th, 2020|Comedy, Drama, Epic & Historical, Family, Fantasy, Kids, Movies, Thriller, War|0 Comments

The movie event I live for ALL year is happening this weekend! The host-less 92nd Oscars are set to air this Sunday night, February 9 on ABC @8PM!!  I love the sartorial splendor, the rhetorical blunders, the offhand quips, and above all, Brad Pitt. Who is bound to win. He's won everything else, including our [...]

Feb 06 2020

THEATER NOW: SWEAT/MEAN GIRLS/BRIGHT HALF LIFE/THE CAKE

By |2020-02-11T17:42:56-05:00February 6th, 2020|Theater|0 Comments

You might be racing to see movies before the Oscars this Sunday night. But there's also PLENTY of good and even outstanding theater in and around Boston NOW! Here's what I think of 4 of the shows I've seen in the last 2 weeks: Photo Credit: T Charles Erickson SWEAT: This is a [...]

Feb 05 2020

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “DOWNHILL”

By |2020-02-12T19:59:32-05:00February 5th, 2020|Expired Free Advance Screenings|0 Comments

HURRY! Free Advance Screening of the Fox Searchlight Release "DOWNHILL" ! DOWNHILL – Advance Screening Monday, February 10 AMC Boston Common at 7 PM Download your tickets here: http://www.foxsearchlightscreenings.com/JCDownhill DOWNHILL Release Date: FEBRUARY 14, 2020 MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexual material Run Time: 86 Minutes Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AY5SrKf_2ic Cast: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, [...]

Jan 29 2020

FREE PASSES: Preview “LITTLE AMERICA” An Apple TV+ series!

By |2020-02-12T20:02:18-05:00January 29th, 2020|Expired Free Advance Screenings|0 Comments

HURRY! Enter to win free passes to a screening and pre-reception for a new streaming series on AppleTV+ LITTLE AMERICA – Monday, February 3rd at 7PM @ Showplace ICON Seaport To download passes: http://www.gofobo.com/lYtsE25854* *Please note, seating is first come, first served, and not guaranteed. Get there early—each pass will admit TWO.**

Jan 29 2020

THEATER MUST SEE: VANITY FAIR, AN (IM-)MORALITY PLAY

By |2020-01-29T15:13:17-05:00January 29th, 2020|Theater|0 Comments

Shakespeare said "All the world's a stage" and that is literally true of the world as William Makepeace Thackeray saw it in VANITY FAIR here adapted by Kate Hamill now gloriously arrayed onstage at Central Square Theater: VANITY FAIR, AN (IM-) MORALITY PLAY. This production presented by Underground Railway Theater with a superb ensemble gives [...]