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Tag Archive: Boston

IFFBoston Movie Review: ‘Eighth Grade’

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Directed by: Bo Burnham Starring: Elsie Fisher and Josh Hamilton Plot: A socially awkward girl tries to make friends before graduating middle school Review: Comedians find a lot of currency in being very self-aware about their… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Stronger’

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Directed by: David Gordon Green Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, and Miranda Richardson Plot: After surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing, Jeff Bauman must cope with the loss of his legs and new found fame. Review:… Continue reading

IFFBoston 2015 Review: ‘The Keeping Room’

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2015 Directed by: Daniel Barber Starring:  Brit Marling, Hailee Stenfeild, and Muna Otaru Plot: 3 women must protect their home from 2 rogue soldiers during the last days of the American… Continue reading

IFFBoston 2015 Review: ‘The Overnight’

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2015 Directed by: Patrick Brice Starring: Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling, and Jason Schwartzman Plot: After moving to Los Angeles, a married couple with a young son meet another couple with a young… Continue reading

IFFBoston 2015 Review: ‘Slow West’

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2015 Directed by: John Maclean Starring: Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-McPhee, and Ben Mendelsohn Plot: A Scottish teenager is escorted across the American West by a bounty hunter. Review: Kodi Smit-McPhee stars… Continue reading

IFFBoston 2015 Review: The End of the Tour

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2015 Directed by: James Ponsoldt Starring: Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg Plot: A Rolling Stone reporter shadows David Foster Wallace during the last days of his press tour for his book, Infinite… Continue reading

IFFBoston 11 Review: The Way, Way Back

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Directed by: Nat Faxon and Jim Rash Starring: Liam James, Sam Rockwell, and Steve Carell Plot: An introverted teenager spends his summer working at a water park with his carefree co-workers rather than with his beach-going… Continue reading

IFFBoston 11 Review: Much Ado About Nothing

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Directed by: Joss Whedon Starring: Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Clark Gregg, and introducing Jillian Moregese Plot: During wedding preparations, two rivals, Benedick and Beatrice, discover their true feelings for each other. Review: I hated Shakespeare in… Continue reading

IFFBoston 11: More Than Just Movies

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For the last 11 years, the Independent Film Festival of Boston has brought a little slice of Hollywood to Bean Town.  As a resident of the Greater Boston area and a pretty big film… Continue reading