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Staff Picks for the Week of March 12–18

The Brattle staff have picked a few essential films for you to view this week – see the list after the jump…

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Brattle Film Notes: ‘Paris Was a Woman’

Reviews for ‘Memories of Underdevelopment’

7158“Alternating between immediacy and reflection, fantasy and honesty, lyricism and horror, Memories of Underdevelopment feels like it’s being created before our very eyes.” – Bilge Ebiri, Village Voice

“This audacious, sensual portrait of an alienated intellectual in the early days of Castro’s Cuba, released in 1968, is one of the great movies of its era.” – Michael Sragow, New Yorker

“A stirring blend of narrative fiction, still photography and rare documentary footage.” – Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine
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Reviews for ‘Have a Nice Day’

have-a-nice-day-poster-1NYT Critic’s Pick! “Leisurely and deliberate, intelligent and casually cruel, ‘Have a Nice Day’ is a stone-cold gangster thriller.” – Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times

“This deserves to be an animation arthouse hit to equal Waltz With Bashir, and it was the most politically trenchant and artistically fresh thing in Berlin. With the surface of a Tarantino-esque pulp thriller and the heart of a postmodern political art project.” – The Guardian

“You may have seen some of the worst that humanity has to offer, but you’ve seen it through the fresh, distinct and clarifying vision of a gifted new artist.” – Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times

“Steeped in the realities of modern China, Liu Jian’s bleak pop thriller is a gritty animated gem.” – Robert Abele, The Wrap
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Staff Picks for the March–April 2018 Schedule

STAFF PICKWe’re back with staff picks for the early spring schedule – check out the complete list after the jump…

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Oscar Party Thanks

oscar-party-2018-290THANK YOU to all who attended last night’s Oscar Party and watched the Academy Awards with us! We also want to give a special shoutout to everyone who bid in the silent auction – thank you for your support!

Our annual Oscar Party would not be possible without the help of our staff and army of volunteers, who deserve a big round of applause. Special shoutout to our friends at Cambridge 1 for supplying pizza to our hungry audience! And finally, a big thanks to all of the area businesses that donated to our silent auction (complete list after the jump).

Thanks to all for being a part of this special celebration of cinema!
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We Are Open Tonight!

EIT_GreatSatanPoster-624x840The Brattle will be open for tonight’s event, EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE – THE GREAT SATAN. We will not close unless there is major flooding or a power failure in Harvard Square. See you tonight!

Our March–April Schedule Is Here!

The Brattle’s March–April 2018 film & event schedule is here! Can’t wait to get your hands on a copy? Check out the online calendar or download a PDF. Tickets for select events are on sale now—see highlights after the jump…
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Reviews for ‘A Matter of Life and Death’

a-matter-of-life-and-death-poster-0“Asked to make a film promoting Anglo-American goodwill, Powell & Pressburger (The Red Shoes) soared into otherworldly whimsical fantasy, moving from the great Jack Cardiff’s Technicolor-drenched Earthly photography (more dazzling than ever in this new restoration), to a grandiose celestial trial with Raymond Massey as Niven’s snarling prosecutor, in glorious pearly hued black & white.” – Film Forum, NYC

★★★★ “One of the most audacious films ever made.” – Roger Ebert

“Romantic, daring and beautiful.” – Martin Scorsese

★★★★★ “Essential viewing.” – The Times (UK)
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‘Suspiria’ Pins Now Available Online

suspiria pin, pan and scan illustrationOur new limited edition Suspiria enamel pins, made in collaboration with Pan & Scan Illustration, are now available for online purchase. Order Now →

A Tribute to Takahata: THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA • Tuesday 5/8 at 8:00

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