BOFCA MID-WEEK ROUNDUP 1/9/2019

Spoilerpiece Theatre breaks down the hosts’ respective top ten of 2018

John Hanlon offers his Top Ten for Townhall.com

Sean Burns talks THE SOPRANOS and interviews Antonio Méndez Esparza

Bob Chipman looks at loot box laws and Louis CK’s bizarre comeback attempt

Daniel Kimmel offers his Ten Best and Ten Worst of 2018

Max Covill looks at the future of fighting games

Robyn Bahr reviews LINDSAY LOHAN’S BEACH CLUB

Joyce Kulhawik delivers her Top 10

Andy Crump looks at VOX LUX and A STAR IS BORN versus BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

BOFCA REVIEW ROUND-UP: 11/02/2018

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“Watching Queen come together, work together, and perform elevates the movie and gives it just about all of the value that it has.” – Jaskee Hickman, Cinematic Essential

“[Malek]  burns up the screen as Mercury whether dealing with intimate personal issues, ego-driven conflicts behind the scenes, or on stage in performance.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies

 

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“SUSPIRIA is cut off from the aesthetic pleasures of [Guadagnino's] previous pictures, suffocated in the self-serious stupidity of trying to make his sexy witch movie into a statement about the Holocaust.” – Sean Burns, North Shore Movies

“SUSPIRIA is wholly its own film and offers frantic energy and lush visuals to make for a nearly perfect cinematic experience.” – Deirdre Crimmins, High-Def Digest

 

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“… an imaginative and charming movie for the upcoming holiday season.” – Daniel M. Kimmel, North Shore Movies

“Were it not for the lush art direction and occasional nods to Tchaikovsky, THE NUTCRACKER AND THE FOUR REALMS would be a vapid, money-grabbing release for the Christmas season.” – Deirdre Crimmins, High-Def Digest

 

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“…a quietly devastating work from Dano, leaving behind scar tissue you may not even notice until the credits have rolled.” – Charlie Nash, Edge Boston

“…WILDLIFE, while distant in its approach at the start, is a lingering familial drama that promises a rising, directorial talent.” – Allyson Johnson, Cambridge Day

 

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“The greatest pleasure CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? offers, though, is the chemical reaction between [Melissa] McCarthy and [Richard E.] Grant, perhaps an unlikely pairing but no more perfect a pairing than you will find in theaters as we roll into the juddering doldrums of awards season.” – Andy Crump, Paste Magazine

 

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MUSEO

“…in the end it’s the questions this restlessly intelligent film asks about the shifting values we ascribe to objects that make “Museo” worth the price of a ticket.” – Sean Burns, The ARTery

 

 

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“MONROVIA, INDIANA begins with a series of strikingly beautiful, postcard-worthy vistas featuring cornfields, mailboxes, blue skies and assorted other familiar, stock images of Americana. It ends with a shot of a grave.” – Sean Burns, The ARTery

 

 

 

BOFCA MID-WEEK ROUNDUP 10/31/2018

Spoilerpiece Theatre talks BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, MID90S and HOLD THE DARK

Max Covill looks at the finale of THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA

Bob Chipman talks Classic Scary Movies and SUICIDE SQUAD 2

Dave Riedel talks scary movies

Jared Bowen looks at MEASURE FOR MEASURE and WINNIE THE POOH: EXPLORING A CLASSIC

Charlie Nash reviews WILDLIFE

Sean Burns looks back at WANDA

Andrew Crump talks Films By Women and HALLOWEEN

Joyce Kulhawik reviews THE TRAGIC ECSTASY OF GIRLHOOD, ALL MY SONS and FUN HOME