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Area Theatrical Premiere! Royalty Hightowers stars in THE FITS • Friday 7/22 – Thursday 7/27

Film Reviews and Press

Reviews for ‘The Fits’

the-fits-poster-1sm★★★★ “‘The Fits’ is what independent moviemaking should be and can be in this country.” – Ty Burr, Boston Globe

“The Fits is more than a transporting film experience. It’s cinema poetry in motion.” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

NYT Critics Pick NYT Critics’ Pick “A singular first feature from the young director Anna Rose Holmer, who’s made a movie that can feel like a memory.” – Manohla Dargis, New York Times

“‘The Fits’ and its electrifying young star give getting in formation renewed meaning, with inspiring, self-assured verve.” – Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

“‘The Fits’ pulls you in and won’t let go.” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times  More »

Brattle Film Notes for ‘The Secret of Kells’

Staff Picks for Our July–August Schedule

STAFF PICKWe’re back with another selection of picks from the Brattle staff! Check out what some of our coworkers think are the hottest movies on screen at the Brattle in July and August—details after the jump…  More »

Reviews for ‘Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made’

RAIDERS! THE STORY OF THE GREATEST FAN FILM EVER MADE“Captures the lunacy and love of fandom and friendship.” – The Guardian

“Raiders! nicely interweaves the bittersweet history of the remake with a behind-the-scenes look at the middle-aged Strompolos and Zala collaborating for the first time in decades.” – Scott Tobias, NPR

“A testament to the transporting power of movie love.” – Manohla Dargis, New York Times  More »

Brattle Film Notes for ‘Blue Velvet’

Brattle Film Notes: ‘Blue Velvet’ Supplemental Reading

Brattle Film Notes for ‘McCabe & Mrs. Miller’

Brattle Film Notes for ‘Jeremiah Johnson’

Brattle Film Notes for ‘The Shining’

Supplemental Reading: Film Noir and the Femme Fatale

In preparation for Part 5 of our ongoing “75 Years of Film Noir” series, we’ve gathered a small collection of articles discussing the key elements of film noir as a genre and movement. Also included are discussions of the legacy of film noir and the femme fatale. Read More

Kids International: A GKids Retrospective • ERNEST & CELESTINE • August 4 only

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