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Boston Underground Film Festival • March 21–25

The Brattle Theatre40 Brattle St., Cambridge MA 02138 • Harvard Square • 617 876-6837 • [email protected]

Film Reviews and Press

Film Notes – “A Quiet Passion”: Poetry Alive

Film Notes – Scene Analysis | ‘Logan’ and the Nightmare of Violence

Film Notes – Scene Analysis | Evading Expectations: The Use of Close-Ups in “Good Time”

Film Notes – A Sean Baker Study Through “The Florida Project”

Film Notes – ‘The Beguiled’ Beguiles

Reviews for ‘Ex Libris – The New York Public Library’

ex-libris-poster-1“‘Ex Libris’ is a profoundly hopeful movie. We could use that right now.” – Ty Burr, Boston Globe

“If libraries have played a large part in your life and personal development, you’re going to want to head to the Brattle to catch master filmmaker Frederick Wiseman’s colossal portrait of yet another of the world’s most important institutions.” – James Verniere, Boston Herald

“An epic rumination on educational enlightenment.” – Eric Kohn, IndieWire

“As with all of Wiseman’s films, the whole is so very much greater than the sum of its parts.” – Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times

Critic’s Pick! “One of the greatest movies of Mr. Wiseman’s extraordinary career and one of his most thrilling.” – Manohla Dargis, New York Times
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Brattle Film Notes: The Overwhelming Hostility of Dario Argento’s “Suspiria”

Brattle Film Notes: Capricorn’s Merit: The American Dream in “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Brattle Film Notes: Scene Analysis | Pacing in the House Implosion Finale of “Suspiria”

Brattle Film Notes: Olivier Assayas’ “Irma Vep”: A Product and Critique of the French New Wave

WHALE RIDER • Tuesday 3/20 at 8:30 • Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Boston International Festival of Women's Cinema • March 14–20

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