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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

Movie Review: ‘Spring’

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Directed by: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorehead Starring: Lou Taylor and Pucci and Nadia Hilker Plot: A troubled American flees to Italy to clear his head and sparks a romance with a woman with a… 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

Movie Review: ‘The Cobbler’

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Directed by: Thomas McCarthy Starring: Adam Sandler, Method Man, and Melanie Diaz Plot: A New York cobbler discovers that by wearing the shoes he worked on, he can become his customers. Review: There was  time when… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Salvation’

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Directed by: Kristian Levring Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan Plot: A Danish soldier trying to set up a new life in America seeks revenge for the murders of his wife and child.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Predestination’

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Directed by: The Spierig Brothers Starring: Ethan Hawke and Sarah Snook Plot:  A young woman is recruited by a time traveling secret agent. Review: Do not be mistaken by the “man with a gun going… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Voices’

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Directed by: Marjane Satrapi Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, and Anna Kendrick Plot: A seemingly mild-mannered factory worker receives evil messages from his talking pets. Review: If there was anyone I thought was in dire need… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Everly’

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Director: Joe Lynch Starring: Salma Hayek Plot: A woman forced into sexual slavery fights for her life. Review: No one could question Joe Lynch’s dedication to the B-movie concept. He paints with blood, bullets, and babes.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Digging Up the Marrow’

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Directed by: Adam Green Starring: Adam Green, Ray Wise Plot: Horror filmmaker Adam Green documents his meetings with a retired police officer who believes he has found  city of monsters. Review: You may know Adam… Continue reading