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Film Reviews and Press

Brattle Film Notes for ‘Smoke Signals’

Brattle Film Notes for ‘Buckaroo Banzai’

Brattle Film Notes for ‘Real Genius’

Reviews for ‘The Invitation’, Opening Friday 4/8

THE INVITATION poster“A genuinely unnerving experience, one of the scariest times you’ll have in a theater this decade and a notable comeback for director Karyn Kusama.” – Michael Gingold, Fangoria

(3½ of 4 Stars) “Kusama’s handling of point of view is diabolically shrewd.” – Peter Keough, Boston Globe

“So sweat-inducingly tense that I could only watch it through laced fingers.” – Village Voice

“Thriller fans won’t regret accepting ‘The Invitation’.” – Abby Garnett, Indiewire  More »

WBUR: ‘Wicked Queer’ Says It All For Boston’s Longstanding Film Fest

wicked-queer-2016-logo“From its early days in the 1980s as the Boston Premier Gay Film Festival to this year’s freshly minted Wicked Queer: Boston LGBT Film Festival, one of the nation’s longest-running film festivals devoted to gay themes has a cheeky new name.”

Erin Trahan of WBUR’s The Artery explores what’s behind the change, and what’s at the heart of this year’s Boston LGBT Film Festival. Read More →

Reviews for ‘River of Grass’

RIVER OF GRASS“Indie Director Kelly Reichardt’s 1994 ‘River Of Grass’ Comes Out Of The Shadows,” by Sean Burns, WBUR’s The Artery

“River of Grass is very funny, but in a more somber key it also test-drives what will become Reichardt’s specialty: the transformation of cheerless wastelands into backdrops for journeys of the parched soul.” – Ella Taylor, NPR

“‘River of Grass’… retools genre into a middle-American Zen koan.” – Ty Burr, Boston Globe

“A film of fizzy languor… Terrific.” – Melissa Anderson, Village Voice

“Reichardt subverts expectations at every turn, while simultaneously painting a vivid portrait of southern Florida… in all its sun-drenched seediness.” – Mike D’Angelo, AV Club  More »

Brattle Film Notes for ‘To Have and Have Not’

Brattle Film Notes for ‘Key Largo’

Brattle Film Notes for ‘The Big Clock’

Brattle Film Notes for ‘Ministry of Fear’

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