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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.
Jan 23 2021

FREE ADVANCE IN-THEATER SCREENING: “THE LITTLE THINGS”

By |2021-01-23T14:19:48-04:00January 23rd, 2021|Movies, Thriller|0 Comments

You are invited to a FREE ADVANCE IN-THEATER SCREENING on FRIDAY JANUARY 29 of  Warner Bros. Pictures release "THE LITTLE THINGS"! TO ENTER: Visit https://tinyurl.com/TLTBOS for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Warner Bros. Pictures’ The Little Things - Opening in theaters and streaming on HBO Max for 31 [...]

Jan 18 2021

INSPIRATION ON MLK DAY: LISTEN

By |2021-01-23T13:15:12-04:00January 18th, 2021|Joyce's Choices, Music|0 Comments

I have never understood what the color of a person's skin has to do with a person's character or worth. Color might indicate where someone or their ancestors originate; color most certainly signals how they have been treated in our pre-dominantly white culture. On MLK Day 2021, when a racial reckoning shakes loose yet another [...]

Jan 11 2021

MOVIES OVERLOOKED: BORAT/DAVID COPPERFIELD/THE CLIMB

By |2021-01-11T18:14:34-04:00January 11th, 2021|Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Kids, Movies|0 Comments

Happy New Year one and all.  As I write this, I am consumed by so much raw emotion--outrage, disgust, sadness, cautious optimism, disbelief, frustration--that I have hardly been able to focus on writing movie reviews. It's difficult to pull myself away from the nightmare still unfolding. I am holding my breath in the days leading [...]

Jan 07 2021

FREE ADVANCE VIRTUAL SCREENING: “Promising Young Woman”

By |2021-01-18T16:28:14-04:00January 7th, 2021|Drama, Expired Free Advance Screenings, Movies|0 Comments

You are invited to a FREE ADVANCE SCREENING OF the Focus Features release "Promising Young Woman" on Thursday January 14th @ 7:00PM ET. RSVP instructions: For the chance to download two complimentary passes to this screening, please click on the below link: http://focusfeaturesscreenings.com/JoycesChoicesPYW *Please note this virtual screening will be conducted through TicktBox [...]

Dec 29 2020

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “HERSELF”

By |2021-01-18T16:31:09-04:00December 29th, 2020|Drama, Expired Free Advance Screenings, Movies|0 Comments

You are cordially invited to a virtual advance screening of HERSELF! The screening will take place on Tuesday, January 5th at 7:00PM. Just click HERE to register. Approximately one hour before the start time, you will receive a link to access the screening. Space is limited to view the movie, and availability is [...]

Dec 23 2020

CHRISTMAS CLASSICS–VIRTUAL EDITIONS & GOOD AS NEW!!

By |2020-12-23T16:20:55-04:00December 23rd, 2020|Dance, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Kids, Movies, Music, Musicals, Theater|0 Comments

The two events I recommend here are among the most joyous presentations of the season, and are just as, if not more effective in virtual form! One marks its 5oth ANNIVERSARY this year, that medieval pageant celebrating the winter solstice known as THE CHRISTMAS REVELS. The second has been a classic on page, stage, and [...]

Dec 14 2020

2020 FILM CRITICS AWARDS: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards!

By |2020-12-15T11:37:02-04:00December 14th, 2020|Animation, Documentary, Drama, Horror, Movies, War|0 Comments

This Sunday December 13, the BSFC gathered for a meeting like no other: 7 HOURS on zoom where we applied 2020 hindsight to the hundreds of movies we were able to screen online this past year. We discussed, and kibitzed, and argued and discussed some more as we VOTED our year-end winners in 15 categories. [...]

Dec 12 2020

FREE ADVANCE VIRTUAL SCREENING: “GREENLAND”

By |2020-12-12T20:33:35-04:00December 12th, 2020|Action & Adventure, Drama, Movies, Science Fiction, Thriller|0 Comments

You are invited to a FREE VIRTUAL ADVANCE SCREENING of  STX Films release "GREENLAND"! Tuesday, December 15 at 7:00 PM EST To RSVP  please visit: http://stxtickets.com/GreenlandJC *Please note: Your RSVP does not guarantee you a spot to view the screening. Approximately one hour before the screening starts, you will receive your link to [...]

Dec 10 2020

FREE ADVANCE VIRTUAL SCREENING: “SYLVIE’S LOVE”

By |2020-12-10T12:07:46-04:00December 10th, 2020|Drama, Movies, Romance|0 Comments

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO a virtual screening of Amazon Studios release  "SYLVIE'S LOVE" on Tuesday, December 15th at 7:00PM. Please click HERE to register.  Approximately one hour before the start time, you will receive a link to access the screening. Space is limited to view the screening, and availability is on a first [...]

Dec 05 2020

MOVIES: ANOTHER ROUND, BLACK BEAR, MANK, HILLBILLY ELEGY, HAPPIEST SEASON

By |2020-12-05T16:51:56-04:00December 5th, 2020|Comedy, Drama, Movies|0 Comments

A mountain of movies has been piling up in time for year-end OSCAR eligibility. (YES the OSCARS will be delayed till April but will GO ON!) I've singled out a few of the year's best not to be missed, and at least one definitely to be missed, even in a snowstorm or pandemic. Most of [...]