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Jul 22 2021

FREE ADVANCE “IN THEATER” SCREENING: “STILLWATER”

By |2021-07-22T14:55:13-04:00July 22nd, 2021|Drama, Free Advance Screening, Movies, Thriller|0 Comments

HURRY!  FREE ADVANCE SCREENING of Focus Features release  "STILLWATER"! Wednesday July 28, 7:30PM at AMC Boston Common For the chance to download complimentary passes to this advance screening please visit:   “STILLWATER”  (140 minutes) Synopsis: A dramatic thriller directed by Academy Award® winner Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon, Stillwater follows an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma [...]

Apr 21 2021

HEADS UP: “OSCARS” THIS SUNDAY NIGHT!

By |2021-04-21T22:39:52-04:00April 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 06 2021

MOVIES: “THE MAURITANIAN”/ “LAND”

By |2021-03-06T16:44:55-04:00March 6th, 2021|Drama, Movies, Thriller|0 Comments

Some movies are torture. "Barb and Star go to Vista Del Mar" is like jumping off a comedy cliff and finding yourself forever cringing in the world where jokes never land. Even Kristen Wiig can't save you. Some movies are about torture. THE MAURITANIAN is a film that doesn't tell us anything we didn't already [...]

Feb 27 2021

MOVIE: THE UNITED STATES vs. BILLIE HOLIDAY

By |2021-03-07T18:06:54-04:00February 27th, 2021|Drama, Movies|0 Comments

The best reason to see this HULU feature film about iconic Jazz vocalist Billie Holiday is a galvanic performance by Grammy & now 2x Golden Globe-nominated singer/actress Andra Day in her first-ever big screen outing! Day has never acted before and has taken on an exceptionally demanding role as the legendary black artist whose story [...]

Jan 28 2021

MOVIE: “MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM”

By |2021-01-28T17:38:01-04:00January 28th, 2021|Drama, Movies, Musicals|0 Comments

At the end of 2020, a flood of movies was released all at once and it's time to catch up with the best.  Among them, is a film based on Tony Award-winning playwright August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" starring Oscar-winner Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman in his final film performance which might [...]

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. [...]