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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.
Nov 26 2019

THANKSGIVING WEEKEND THEATER: Quixote Nuevo, The Seagull

By |2019-11-26T23:14:51-05:00November 26th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Want some theater to digest this Thanksgiving weekend? Here's my take on what you might like! QUIXOTE NUEVO--This delightful new adaptation of Cervantes' "Don Quixote" by Octavio Solis is an illuminating, funny, heartbreaking, and wholly relevant musical adventure, and the first time I have fully connected with this classic saga of a hero tilting at [...]

Nov 26 2019

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “THE AERONAUTS”

By |2019-12-05T12:05:14-05:00November 26th, 2019|Expired Free Advance Screenings|0 Comments

HURRY! FREE ADVANCE SCREENING for an Amazon Studios’ release “THE AERONAUTS” For the chance to receive two tickets to this screening please visit: http://www.amazonscreenings.com/JoyceAeronautics Monday, December 2, 2019 at 7:00 PM in Boston (Theatre will be named on your ticket) “THE AERONAUTS” Running Time: 101-minutes Rated: PG-13 Opening Date: December 6, 2019 Cast: Felicity Jones, Eddie [...]

Nov 22 2019

MOVIE/ THE IRISHMAN–Requiem For A Heavy

By |2020-01-07T13:55:50-05:00November 22nd, 2019|Drama, Movies|0 Comments

"I heard you paint houses." It's an ominous line uttered in the first hour of the film, and the title of Charles Brandt's best-selling biography of the "housepainter" who may have killed Jimmy Hoffa, on which the film is based. My father actually did paint houses, and died of a heart attack while doing so. [...]

Nov 18 2019

WINTER FUN: December through February!

By |2019-11-18T14:41:55-05:00November 18th, 2019|Dance, Museums, Music, Restaurants, Theater, VISUAL ART, Visual ART|0 Comments

The days are short. The holidays are long. You need time to cool down after an avalanche of obligations and kick back with family, friends or just by your delightful self, this dark and lovely season. Here's a winter wonderland of ways to enjoy the chill--this article also appearing in EXHALE MAGAZINE! Settle Into A [...]

Nov 05 2019

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “THE GOOD LIAR”

By |2019-12-05T12:06:22-05:00November 5th, 2019|Expired Free Advance Screenings|0 Comments

HURRY! FREE ADVANCE SCREENING for a Warner Brothers Pictures’ release “THE GOOD LIAR” For the chance to receive two tickets to this screening please visit: http://www.wbtickets.com/UgPsY16995 Monday, November 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM in Boston (Theatre will be named on your ticket) “THE GOOD LIAR” Running Time: 109-minutes Rated: R Opening Date: November 15, 2019 Cast: [...]

Nov 01 2019

THEATER: ADMISSIONS/THANKSGIVING/CAMBODIAN ROCK!

By |2019-11-12T14:45:58-05:00November 1st, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

There is a barrage of local theater on stages in and around Boston-- here's my take! Photo: Maggie Hall Photography ADMISSIONS-- Joshua Harmon's adroit take on one of the most incendiary issues of the day: diversity at an elite prep school. The play heats up on ignition when Maureen Keiller as admissions officer [...]

Oct 31 2019

MOVIES: JOKER/JUDY/THE CURRENT WAR

By |2019-10-31T18:30:20-05:00October 31st, 2019|Drama, Epic & Historical, Horror, Movies, Thriller|0 Comments

No doubt you've seen my review of PARASITE,  the most well-conceived, executed, and surprising movie out there now, but here's my take on a few more--worthy in whole, in part, or not at all... These films represent my wide-ranging interest in all kinds of movies, even as fewer and fewer of them are now playing [...]

Oct 29 2019

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “LAST CHRISTMAS”

By |2019-12-05T12:07:22-05:00October 29th, 2019|Expired Free Advance Screenings|0 Comments

HURRY! See FREE advance screening of Universal Pictures release "LAST CHRISTMAS"!! Tuesday  November 5  7PM at AMC BOSTON COMMON To sign up for advance screening passes click here:  https://forms.gle/1Jqk3KkFhcpPud4XA PLEASE NOTE: By completing this form, your name will automatically be added to the advance screening RSVP list. Duplicate names will be deleted from [...]

Oct 22 2019

MOVIE: PARASITE

By |2019-10-23T16:56:49-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Drama, Horror, Movies, Thriller|3 Comments

It's all in the title: PARASITE, a meticulously calibrated, razor sharp masterpiece of humor, horror, and social commentary from Korean writer/director Bong Joon-Ho. "Parasite" which won the Palme d'Or at Cannes 2019-- and the first Korean film to win that honor--subverts all your expectations as it innocently works its way into your psyche. [...]

Oct 20 2019

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “JOJO RABBIT”

By |2019-10-29T13:11:17-05:00October 20th, 2019|Expired Free Advance Screenings, Movies|0 Comments

HURRY! FREE ADVANCE SCREENING OF THE FOX SEARCHLIGHT RELEASE: "JOJO RABBIT"! Thursday, October 24th at AMC Boston Common at 7:00 PM RSVP here: https://tinyurl.com/JoJoRabbitBoston *Please note that this RSVP does not guarantee you a seat. Once you have RSVP’d, your name will be on a general admission list. Ticket pick-up will be at [...]