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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.
Jul 09 2024

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: KNEECAP

By |2024-07-09T18:18:12-04:00July 9th, 2024|Comedy, Drama, Free Advance Screening, Joyce's Choices, Movies, Trailers|Comments Off on FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: KNEECAP

You are cordially invited to a FREE ADVANCE SCREENING  of Sony Classics' release KNEECAP! Thursday, July 18th at 7 PM at AMC Boston Common                                   TRAILER RSVP HERE FOR PASSES: https://forms.gle/ihCxn6Donx7QFt4S9 SYNOPSIS In post-Troubles Belfast three hedonistic Irish language speakers [...]

Jul 08 2024

MOVIES: THELMA

By |2024-07-09T10:04:41-04:00July 8th, 2024|Action & Adventure, Comedy, Movies|Comments Off on MOVIES: THELMA

THELMA is one of the most enjoyable movies of the summer with much to say about how the elderly and young adults are infantilized in this coddling culture.  The plot involves one Thelma Post, a 93 year-old grandmother living on her own in L.A. when she is conned out of $10,000 by a phone scammer [...]

Jul 03 2024

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: FLY ME TO THE MOON

By |2024-07-04T12:28:03-04:00July 3rd, 2024|Comedy, Free Advance Screening, Movies|Comments Off on FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: FLY ME TO THE MOON

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO A FREE ADVANCE SCREENING OF SONY PICTURES RELEASE: "FLY ME TO THE MOON"! Wednesday, July 10th at 7:30 PM at AMC Boston Common 19 RSVP for Tix here: https://events.sonypictures.com/screenings/unsecured/main/screeningInfo.jsf?code=7UBSJ04L15   Watch the trailer here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ZO5k948MkY&t=16s Synopsis Starring Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum, FLY ME TO THE MOON is a sharp, stylish comedy-drama set against [...]

Jul 01 2024

MOVIES: DADDIO

By |2024-07-01T23:48:48-04:00July 1st, 2024|Drama, Movies|Comments Off on MOVIES: DADDIO

DADDIO:  A young woman gets into a NYC cab and by the time she gets out, she and the driver have traveled to places neither of them expected. The conversation propels them into parts unknown courtesy of revelatory performances by Dakota Johnson and Sean Penn all within the confines of a taxi from the airport [...]

Jun 22 2024

THEATER: NEXT TO NORMAL/ SOUTH PACIFIC/ VANYA and MASHA and SONIA and SPIKE/ GUYS AND DOLLS

By |2024-06-22T17:25:19-04:00June 22nd, 2024|Theater|Comments Off on THEATER: NEXT TO NORMAL/ SOUTH PACIFIC/ VANYA and MASHA and SONIA and SPIKE/ GUYS AND DOLLS

Back from vacation as I continue my reviews of the 7 plays I've seen in the last 10 days! In addition to yesterday's Must Sees, here's my take on what to see before they close: L .to R. Anthony Pires, Jr., Sheree Marcelle, Diego Cintron NEXT TO NORMAL: An outstanding, moving, smart production [...]

Jun 21 2024

THEATER ROUND UP! GATSBY, THE DYBBUK, MJ

By |2024-06-22T13:17:33-04:00June 21st, 2024|Theater|Comments Off on THEATER ROUND UP! GATSBY, THE DYBBUK, MJ

There are three shows currently onstage that are MUST SEES: A.R.T.s GATSBY, Arlekin's THE DYBBUK, Broadway in Boston's MJ.  These are among the finest productions ever mounted in greater Boston, all companies operating at the top of their game. photo credit: Julieta Cervantes GATSBY is the much anticipated world premiere musical based F.Scott [...]

Jun 18 2024

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: DADDIO

By |2024-07-09T18:28:25-04:00June 18th, 2024|Drama, Expired Free Advance Screenings, Movies|Comments Off on FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: DADDIO

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO A FREE ADVANCE SCREENING OF SONY CLASSICS' RELEASE DADDIO! Tuesday, June 25th at 7 PM at AMC Boston Common. RSVP for tickets: https://forms.gle/FjqKPzRRKCQWynHU6 Trailer Rating: R Runtime: 1 hr 41 min CAST  Dakota Johnson, Sean Penn  FILMMAKERS Directed by Christy Hall Written by Christy Hall Produced by Dakota Johnson, Ro Donnelly, Emma Tillinger Koskoff,  [...]

Jun 15 2024

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING:

By |2024-07-09T18:28:55-04:00June 15th, 2024|Action & Adventure, Comedy, Expired Free Advance Screenings, Movies|Comments Off on FREE ADVANCE SCREENING:

You and a guest are cordially invited to a FREE advance screening of THELMA from Magnolia Pictures! Tuesday, June 18, 7:00PM AMC Assembly Row, 395 Artisan Way in Somerville Please RSVP to attend:¬†https://tinyurl.com/THELMA ASSEMBLY ROW ¬† The feature directorial debut of Josh Margolin,¬†THELMA¬†is a poignant action-comedy¬†that gives veteran¬†Oscar¬ģ nominee¬†June Squibb (NEBRASKA¬†and star of [...]

Jun 12 2024

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: I AM CELINE DION

By |2024-06-12T17:16:09-04:00June 12th, 2024|Documentary, Movies|Comments Off on FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: I AM CELINE DION

You are cordially invited to a FREE ADVANCE SCREENING of the Amazon Prime Video release I AM CELINE DION.   Monday, June 17, 8:00PM, AMC Assembly Row RSVP HERE TO DOWNLOAD TICKETS:  https://amazonscreenings.com/IAMCELINEDIONASSEMBLY Synopsis: Directed by Academy Award nominee Irene Taylor, I AM: CELINE DION gives us a raw and honest behind-the-scenes look [...]

May 29 2024

THEATER: TONI STONE

By |2024-05-29T23:15:16-04:00May 29th, 2024|Theater|Comments Off on THEATER: TONI STONE

I'd never heard of Toni Stone, the first woman to play professional baseball on a man’s team in the Negro Leagues, but TONI STONE is now onstage presented by THE HUNTINGTON through June 16 and a CRITICS PICK!  Admittedly, I know little about baseball and its history but I have heard of Babe Ruth and [...]

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