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Dead of Winter: Cinema of the Occult • January 27 – February 2

Film Reviews and Press

Reviews for ‘Tower’

tower-poster-1Awarded Best Animated Film for 2016 by the Boston Society of Film Critics!

“Boldly imaginative… Plays like a historical Hitchcock film about ordinary people thrust into extraordinary circumstances.” – Richard Brody, The New Yorker

“Words can’t do justice to the singular power of Keith Maitland’s documentary TOWER… You might not see a more emotionally shattering film this year.” – Bilge Ebiri, The Village Voice

“A remarkable film that deserves an Academy Award nomination for best documentary.” – Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times
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Brattle Film Notes: The Many Forms of Horror: ‘The Witch’

Brattle Film Notes: The Exploration of Cinematic Expressions in ‘A Field in England’

Brattle Film Notes: Matriarchy of War: ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’

Brattle Film Notes: Revisit ‘Green Room’ and ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ in 2017

Brattle Film Notes: The Marx Brothers at Paramount

As Time Goes By: ‘Casablanca’ in Context

The ARTery: “Whiskey, Cigarettes And Mistletoe: Shane Black’s Films Ring In The Holidays At The Brattle”

Making Movies: ‘The Bad and the Beautiful’

It’s hard to imagine Kirk Douglas at 100, mostly because it feels like he exists outside the normal passing of time. He’s less of a walking man but more of an image captured forever on celluloid in the likes of Spartacus, Paths of Glory and Ace in the Hole More »

My Path to ‘Paths of Glory’

My sophomore year I’m sitting a few rows back to the far left in my Development of Western Civilization class, the hallmark requirement of an undergraduate degree at Providence College. Professor O’Malley, entrusted with the topic of World War I, asks the sleepy room of students, “Just muster a guess, when do you think the film Paths of Glory was released? Just a wild guess…”  More »

Area Premiere Engagement! THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE • February 3–9

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