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Arts and entertainment, Reviews

Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) confronts his brother Tim (Miles Christopher Bakshi) in DreamWorks’ “The Boss Baby.”/Photo courtesy DreamWorks Animation

Review: ‘Boss Baby’ wins laughs but little else

By Logan Meyer, A&E editor In typical DreamWorks fashion, “The Boss Baby” is an adorable, feel-good animated film fit for the family. Also in DreamWorks fashion, it is largely lacking in cinematic merit. From the get-go, the story’s narration incites confusion. Constantly jumping between his imagination and reality, Tim (Miles […]

by × March 30, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts and entertainment

Review: ‘Song to Song’ fails fans of the indie genre

Review: ‘Song to Song’ fails fans of the indie genre

Malick embarrasses the good name of the independent film and wastes the talent of his cast and the time of his viewers.

by × March 24, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts and entertainment

Review: Disney film brings new beauty to beloved film

Review: Disney film brings new beauty to beloved film

Disney continues to roll out live-action versions of classic childhood fantasies and although most consumers know it is a plot to take our money, the money is well spent.

by × March 19, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts and entertainment, Columns

Column: Mull over Best Picture themes

Column: Mull over Best Picture themes

“Moonlight” creates images that are hard to shake off and invites as open a reading as one is willing to provide.

by × March 17, 2017 × 0 comments

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College film festival offers outlet to students

College film festival offers outlet to students

The annual contest, open to all students, will offer cash rewards to makers of winning films.

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Letters to the Editor, Opinion

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Op-ed: Oscar previews and predictions

If La La Land goes 14/14, then maybe more things are rigged than I originally thought.

by × February 22, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts and entertainment

ICA exhibits world-renowned prize winners

ICA exhibits world-renowned prize winners

This year’s honorees are Boston-based artists who receive little local recognition.

by × February 16, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts and entertainment

Global superstar MATT DAMON is William Garin in Legendary’s “The Great Wall.” Directed by one of the most breathtaking visual stylists of our time, Zhang Yimou (“Hero,” “House of Flying Daggers”), the film tells the story of an elite force making a valiant stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure.  The first English-language production for Yimou is the largest film ever shot entirely in China.  “The Great Wall” also stars Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe and Andy Lau.  It will be released in 3D by Universal Pictures.

Review: ‘The Great Wall’ is culturally insensitive

Though not exactly white-washing, ‘The Great Wall’ is still a problematic work of cinema.

by × February 16, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts and entertainment, Columns

Column: American cinema finds artistic upswing

Column: American cinema finds artistic upswing

Juan A. Ramirez hopes against hope that recent products of American cinema will lead to a renewed art form.

by × January 19, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts and entertainment

NU alumna stars in LGBTQA+ documentary at BJFF

NU alumna stars in LGBTQA+ documentary at BJFF

This year’s Boston Jewish Film Festival (BJFF) will feature a film starring Northeastern University School of Law alumna Mary Bonauto, a key figure in LGBTQA+ activism. Directed by Eddie Rosenstein, the 2016 documentary, “The Freedom to Marry” seeks to display the trials and tribulations faced by same-sex marriage activists, from the early days of the movement through today.

by × November 10, 2016 × 0 comments