BOFCA REVIEW ROUNDUP: 03/19/2021

Note: This roundup contains a profanity that is spelled out because it is the official title of the film reviewed by one of our members.

A man in the movie Phobias turning and looking at the cameraPHOBIAS

If you have a short attention span or are prone to stopping and starting the movies that you watch at home, PHOBIAS is, at the very least, user-friendly. – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies

 

Detail of “Self-Portrait of David Wojnarowicz,” 1983–84WOJNAROWICZ: F**K YOU F*GGOT F**KER

“1980s painter and AIDS activist David Wojnarowicz could be lawless in his methods, but he was as principled as he was talented, interested not in creating art as a product or pursuing a payday but, rather, focused on the purity of art as a means of expression.” – Kilian Melloy, EDGE Media Network

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Frank Grillo in the movie Boss LevelBOSS LEVEL

“It may be a little over-the-top for the squeamish, but it’s a welcome and entertaining jolt for action fans.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies

 

 

Taylor Takahashi in the movie BoogieBOOGIE

“Eddie Huang’s coming-of-age drama BOOGIE superficially critiques the expectations of the genre while, at the same time, solidly embracing them.” – Kilian Melloy, EDGE Media Network

 

Grégoire Ludig in the movie Keep an Eye OutKEEP AN EYE OUT

“Writer-director Quentin Dupieux creates a hermetically sealed comedy that – when he allows it to breathe – feels fresh, but that, at other times, feels all too constrained.” – Kilian Melloy, EDGE Media Network

Olivia Cooke grins in the movie Pixie

 

PIXIE

“PIXIE is a movie for fans of crime and action movies who will enjoy the comic elements as a change of pace.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies