Interview with Rob Reiner

July 21, 2014
Thumbnail image for Interview with Rob Reiner

A round table discussion with the noted actor-writer-director in anticipation of the release of his new film, And So It Goes, starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton, opening in Boston on July 25th.

Read the full article →

Begin Again

July 2, 2014
Thumbnail image for Begin Again

Film (2013)
Written and directed by
John Carney
Kendall Square Cinema, Cambridge, MA
With Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo

A New York story about a record producer and an unheralded but talented singer – both down on their luck – who come together to produce an album.

Read the full article →

Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia

June 29, 2014
Thumbnail image for Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia

Film (2014)
Directed by Nicholas Wrathall
Kendall Square Cinema,
Cambridge, MA

A charming and comprehensive documentary about the witty, provocative and outspoken man of letters.

Read the full article →

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf

June 26, 2014
Thumbnail image for For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf

Play (1976)
by Ntozake Shange
Directed by Tara Brooke Watkins
The Pariah Theatre Company
At various locations around Boston
June 19-29, 2014

An energetic and evocative production of the choreopoem which made its debut on Broadway almost forty years ago.

Read the full article →

Up, and Coming: The Roxbury International Film Festival

June 25, 2014
Thumbnail image for Up, and Coming: The Roxbury International Film Festival

Films, Festivals
Museum of Fine Arts
Haley House
Boston
June 25 – 29, 2014

A local festival, now in its sixteenth year, devoted to films by, for, and about people of color.

Read the full article →

Ida

June 23, 2014
Thumbnail image for Ida

Film (2013)
Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski
Kendall Square Cinema
Cambridge, MA

A slow-moving, sometimes penetrating, account, set in Poland in the early 1960s, of a young nun-in-training who discovers she is Jewish.

Read the full article →

Korengal

June 20, 2014
Thumbnail image for Korengal

Film (2014)
Directed by Sebastian Junger
Cinematography by
Tim Hetherington,
Sebastian Junger

A moving and revealing documentary about a platoon of American soldiers in the Korengal Valley, one of the most deeply embattled regions in Afghanistan.

Read the full article →

Cassandra Speaks

June 19, 2014
Thumbnail image for Cassandra Speaks

Play (2012)
by Norman Plotkin
Directed by Nicole Ricciardi
Starring Tod Randolph
The Nora Theatre Company
Central Square Theater
Central Square, Cambridge, MA
June 5 – 29, 2014

A tour de force solo performance depicting the life of Dorothy Thompson, noted and outspoken journalist active in the decades leading up to and during the Second World War.

Read the full article →