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Oct 17 2021

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “THE FRENCH DISPATCH”

By |2021-10-17T20:55:35-05:00October 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: http://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 |2021-07-11T15:02:27-05:00July 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 |2021-05-05T17:27:09-05:00April 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 [...]

Apr 21 2021

HEADS UP: “OSCARS” THIS SUNDAY NIGHT!

By |2021-04-21T22:39:52-05:00April 21st, 2021|Documentary, Drama, Family, Movies, Romance, Thriller|0 Comments

After a two month pandemic-induced delay, the OSCARS will happen this SUNDAY NIGHT April 25 at 8 p.m. (ET/5 p.m. PT) on ABC. The 93rd annual Academy Awards honors all things movies! I have reported live from THE red carpet over the course of 20 years as the A & E Anchor for WBZ-TV (CBS- [...]

Mar 29 2021

MOVIE: “TINA” Now on HBO!

By |2021-03-30T09:03:41-05:00March 29th, 2021|Documentary, Movies, Musicals|1 Comment

I have loved Tina Turner from the first moment I saw her perform. It may have been her very first TV appearance in 1960 on "American Bandstand." I surely saw her one and only appearance with the Ike & Tina Turner Revue on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1970. I had no context for what [...]

Dec 14 2020

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

By |2020-12-15T11:37:02-05:00December 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. [...]

Sep 15 2020

FREE VIRTUAL SCREENING: “The Way I See It”

By |2020-10-26T12:42:31-05:00September 15th, 2020|Documentary, Drama, Epic & Historical, Expired Free Advance Screenings, Family, Movies|0 Comments

I've seen this film and I loved it and invite you to click on the link below to access a FREE VIRTUAL screening of Focus Features and MSNBC FILMS:  THE WAY I SEE IT on Thursday, September 17th @ 7pm ET This film begins with what Official White House Photographer Pete Souza saw [...]

Sep 04 2020

LABOR DAY WEEKEND– WITH SOUL!

By |2020-09-04T16:08:36-05:00September 4th, 2020|Celebrity Interviews, Documentary, Epic & Historical, Movies, Musicals|0 Comments

Ever hear of Ellis B. Haizlip? I hadn't. Now I'll never forget him. MR SOUL! an award-winning documentary about the first Black nighttime TV talk show host in America, Ellis Haizlip, who went on the air during the turbulent late 60's with a show called SOUL! is a revelation and documents a revolution! [...]

Aug 17 2020

MOVIES: PROJECT POWER/BOYS STATE

By |2020-08-17T23:44:22-05:00August 17th, 2020|Action & Adventure, Documentary, Drama, Movies, Science Fiction, Thriller|0 Comments

"Power" was the theme at the movies released this rainy weekend and the following two films though different in style and content, found their way through the same terrain. Let's begin with PROJECT POWER: PROJECT POWER is the latest from Jamie Foxx who stars in this sci-fi action thriller about power-- who has [...]

Aug 01 2020

THIS WEEKEND: “A MOST BEAUTIFUL THING”

By |2020-08-01T14:07:13-05:00August 1st, 2020|Action & Adventure, Documentary, Drama, Movies|0 Comments

THIS WEEKEND YOU MUST WATCH one of the most inspiring films I've ever seen, and one that speaks directly to this moment: A MOST BEAUTIFUL THING. This profoundly uplifting documentary by award-winning director and Olympic rower Mary Mazzio, absolutely lives up to its title. The film tells the true story of a group [...]