BOFCA MID-WEEK ROUNDUP

Spoilerpiece Theatre talks SELAH AND THE SPADES, TIGERTAIL, AND THEN WE DANCED, and LOVE WEDDING REPEAT

John Black reviews OUIJAGUEST and looks back at HAUSU (HOUSE), SPIRITED AWAY, NATIONAL TREASURE, DR. GOLDFOOT & THE BIKINI MACHINE and INFINITY TRAIN: BOOK 1

Kristofer Jenson looks at the Russian Critics Guild’s “100 Greatest Russian Films” List

Andy Crump reviews DEFENDING JACOB and WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS: SEASON 2

Jake Mulligan reports on the closures of IFFBoston

Jared Bowen reports on the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards and the work of John Singer Sargent

Jaskee Hickman debates Superhero cinema

Bob Chipman looks back on JAPANESE SPIDER-MAN, the career of director Takashi Miike and that “viral” AVENGERS: ENDGAME clip

Greg Vellante offers Coolidge Corner Staff Pick for HUGO

Robyn Bahr reviews INSECURE: SEASON 4 and BELGRAVIA

Joyce Kulhawik reports on the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards

BOFCA REVIEW ROUND-UP: 03/13/2020

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BLOODSHOT

“If you go into BLOODSHOT with low expectations while also realizing that you’re not going to get an amazing work of art, you might like some of what you get here.” – Jaskee Hickman, Cinematic Essential

“It’s dumb, predictable, but not without its charm.” – Byron McNeal, Nerd Caliber

 

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“Except for those snowflakes on the left and the right who can’t brook any criticism or incorrectness, it’s a satisfying, visceral send-up of our current politics.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies

 

 

first-cowFIRST COW

“FIRST COW shows viewers a glimpse at what manhood looked like two centuries ago, when men were expected to be tough and those who weren’t were prey and sport for the rest.” – Andy Crump, The Week

 

 

BOFCA REVIEW ROUND-UP: 03/06/2020

The Way BackTHE WAY BACK

“THE WAY BACK isn’t exactly what I was anticipating, but it’s a film that works and accomplishes most of what it wants to.” – Jaskee Hickman, Cinematic Essential

 

 

OnwardONWARD

Although the comedy isn’t the best, ONWARD gets just about every other important aspect it implements correct.” – Jaskee Hickman, Cinematic Essential

“It’s the filmmakers striking that balance between pathos and goofiness that makes the movie work.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies