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Feb 28 2024

MOVIE: TO KILL A TIGER

By |2024-02-28T21:45:05-05:00February 28th, 2024|Documentary, Movies|0 Comments

I just watched one of the most well-made and inspiring documentaries to emerge in the last year: TO KILL A TIGER about a father's fight for justice when his 13 year-old daughter is gang raped in their small Indian Village. This Canadian film with Mindy Kaling, Dev Patel, Atul Gawande and Pryanka Chopra among its [...]

Feb 13 2024

MOVIES: THE TASTE OF THINGS/MENUS-PLAISIRS- LES TROISGROS

By |2024-02-13T22:56:59-05:00February 13th, 2024|Documentary, Drama, Movies, Romance|Comments Off on MOVIES: THE TASTE OF THINGS/MENUS-PLAISIRS- LES TROISGROS

What a delicious double feature! I saw these movies months ago and can still taste them! I love food. The science and the art. I don't cook. I do bake, mind you--and  just LOVE to eat, taste, try new things, analyze recipes and whatever I'm eating (ooh.. the crumb on that cake!... Is that star [...]

Dec 11 2023

BOSTON SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS AWARDS 2023!

By |2023-12-11T13:25:14-05:00December 11th, 2023|Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Epic & Historical, Family, Fantasy, Kids, Movies|Comments Off on BOSTON SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS AWARDS 2023!

THE HOLDOVERS, set and shot right here in and around Boston, was voted BEST FILM OF THE YEAR by The Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC). The voting unfolded at a 9 hour marathon meeting on Sunday, December 10 and we emerged blurry-eyed, but with a slate of winners that spans the globe and our [...]

Mar 12 2022

UP AND RUNNING WITH A NEW POST: “WHY WE STILL NEED TO TALK ABOUT COSBY!”

By |2022-03-12T11:30:24-05:00March 12th, 2022|Documentary, Joyce's Choices, Movies|0 Comments

Over the last 10 days, JoycesChoices was hacked by nefarious operatives who caused a big red DANGER sign to appear-- warning you to stay away! You're safe now--it's fixed, and there's a refreshed site in the offing. But while the site was down, I was up and writing, once again contributing a piece to Women [...]

Feb 23 2022

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “LUCY AND DESI”

By |2022-03-22T17:52:34-04:00February 23rd, 2022|Documentary, Expired Free Advance Screenings, Movies|0 Comments

HURRY! GET PASSES to FREE ADVANCE SCREENING of AMAZON PRIME VIDEO release of "LUCY AND DESI"! Tuesday March 1  7PM Landmark Kendall Square Cinema For the chance to download tickets to this special advance screening of  "Lucy And Desi"  please visit http://amazonscreenings.com/joyceslucyanddesibostonscreening Release date: Exclusively on Prime Video Friday March 4, 2022 MPAA [...]

Dec 12 2021

2021 FILM CRITICS AWARDS: The BSFC & BOFCA vote BEST of the YEAR!

By |2021-12-13T00:24:39-05:00December 12th, 2021|Action & Adventure, Animation, Documentary, Drama, Epic & Historical, Family, Kids, Movies, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller, Western|0 Comments

THE BOSTON SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS (BSFC) of which I have been a proud member since 1981, has once again voted its year- end awards, and it only took us 7 hours, on zoom, with 27 members participating. Since we began gathering in the livingroom of the late great David Brudnoy all those years ago, [...]

Dec 06 2021

MOVIES: THE BEATLES GET BACK/SPENCER/HOUSE OF GUCCI

By |2021-12-06T21:43:52-05:00December 6th, 2021|Documentary, Drama, Movies, Musicals|0 Comments

Some films really stick, and THE BEATLES GET BACK, the three-part "event" directed by Peter Jackson ("The Lord of the Rings") now streaming on Disney+ has seeped into my bones and will stay there forever. Cameras everywhere capture EVERYTHING. In the days and weeks leading up to their final fantastic and at times absurdly funny [...]

Oct 17 2021

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “THE FRENCH DISPATCH”

By |2021-10-17T20:55:35-04:00October 17th, 2021|Action & Adventure, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Epic & Historical, Family, Fantasy, Movies, Romance, Thriller|0 Comments

HURRY! Get passes to  FREE ADVANCE SCREENING of THE FRENCH DISPATCH! Starring EVERYBODY! Tuesday, 10/19, 7:00PM at AMC Boston Common To get passes please click on the following link: https://www.searchlightscreenings.com/JoycesChoicesTFD Release Date: 10/22/2021 Runtime: 1h 43m MPAA Rating: R Directed by: Wes Anderson Screenplay by: Wes Anderson Story by: Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola & Hugo [...]

Jul 11 2021

MOVIE: “SUMMER OF SOUL (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

By |2021-07-11T15:02:27-04:00July 11th, 2021|Celebrity Interviews, Documentary, Movies|0 Comments

I have finally seen THE movie of the summer-- and perhaps the year: SUMMER OF SOUL (... Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised). "The Roots" drummer turned filmmaker Questlove has excavated buried treasure and turned it into a divine revelation of a feature documentary. The Harlem Culture Festival took place on 6 nights, [...]

Apr 29 2021

MOVIE: BREWMANCE

By |2021-05-05T17:27:09-04:00April 29th, 2021|Documentary, Family, Movies|0 Comments

BREWMANCE is a tale of a love affair with beer-- but not my father's beer, and Chet and his brothers, my uncles, LOVED beer. They would sit around the backyard at all the family gatherings--barbecues to baptisms--drinking cases of the stuff.  A cousin once drove in from out of state for a family funeral arriving [...]

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