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Area Premiere! BPM (BEATS PER MINUTE) • February 2–8

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Film Reviews and Press

Brattle Film Notes: African American Women Directors I: Collins, Dash, Prince-Bythewood, and DuVernay

Brattle Film Notes: Girls Can Jump Too: How “Love & Basketball” Almost Changed the Game for Women in Sports Films

Reviews for ‘Bill Nye: Science Guy’

BILL NYE SCIENCE GUY“‘Bill Nye: Science Guy’ offers an absorbing and entertaining portrait, of both the science evangelist and the guy behind him.” – Lora Grady, Washington Post

“Should warm the hearts and minds of science lovers, weather enthusiasts, environmental watchdogs and astronomy buffs, all while inspiring viewers to ask questions and seek answers.” – Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times

Critic’s Pick! “[A] delightful, revealing documentary.” – Andy Webster, New York Times
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Brattle Film Notes: This Is Not a Dream: The Apocalypse of John Carpenter’s ‘Prince of Darkness’

Brattle Film Notes: Corporate Exploitation and Cosmic Perversion in Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien’ (1979)

Brattle Film Notes – Scene Analysis: The Power of a Hushed Moment in ‘Standy By Me’

Brattle Film Notes: ‘The Thing’ and the AIDS Epidemic

Brattle Film Notes: Scene Analysis | ‘Stalker’ as Slasher

Reviews for ‘Desert Hearts’

Desert-Hearts_poster_r_original small“The romance remains a cultural and sociological icon… as sizzling as ever.” – Lydia Marcus, The Advocate

“Deitch takes lesbian cinema back to its future.” – Armond White, Out Magazine

“Reads between the lines of desire and self-assessment to locate the liminal place where the notion of personal identity begins and ends.” – Clayton Dillard, Slant

“If you found the movie ‘Carol’ to be lacking in emotion and natural warmth, you will enjoy this luminous, heartwarming love story with a Western backdrop and touch of Patsy Cline.” – Merryn Johns, Curve
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Reviews for ‘Baby Driver’

baby-driver-poster-2UPDATE: By popular demand, BABY DRIVER will be held over for two additional screenings – Sunday 10/15 at 7:30 & 10pm!

★★★★ “One of the most entertaining thrill rides of this year, this decade.” – Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

“Edgar Wright’s start to finish sensation is blessed with killer car chases, a star-making turn from Ansel Elgort, the year’s best soundtrack and the most fun you’ll have at the movies all summer.” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

“The first thriller I’ve seen in a long time that feels handmade.” – David Edelstein, New York Magazine/Vulture

“‘Baby Driver’ somehow maintains a tone of sweetness even as bullets fly, blood spurts, and gears are stripped. In fact, the movie feels like Tarantino minus the sleaze.” – Ty Burr, Boston Globe
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Repertory Series! A Year of Women in Cinema: WHO'S THAT CUTTING MY FILM? Featuring THE SUGARLAND EXPRESS • Friday 1/26 at 5:15, 9:30

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