KEEP 35MM ALIVE!: AN INTERVIEW WITH “OUT OF PRINT” DIRECTOR JULIA MARCHESE

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This relationship with classic film may sound familiar to Hub moviegoers who frequent our many repertory and art house theaters, a sentiment which brings Marchese to Boston to present her film in person at Emerson’s Bright Family Screening Room this Friday, January 29.

STATE OF PLAY: MFA SHOWCASES THE DIVERSITY OF IRANIAN FILM

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For the uninitiated, experiencing an entirely new cinematic style can be a lot to take in, so we’ve organized this year’s slate into two categories: those made in Iran with full knowledge and support from the authorities, and those made subversively or under conditions of questionable legality.

INTERVIEW: IRANIAN DIRECTOR SHAHRAM MOKRI, ‘FISH & CAT’

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Director Shahram Mokri will appear at the Museum of Fine Arts this Saturday, January 17 to present his unique blend of horror, comedy, existentialism, and experimental film, Fish & Cat. As fans of the film, we reached out to Mokri to discuss his film, the world of Iranian cinema and the role of horror within it, and many other […]

THE FIRST ANNUAL ROMNEY AWARDS

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From Annie to Exodus: Gods and Kings, Interstellar to The Theory of Everything, we celebrate all that is soulless in prestige film.

ON ‘ROSEWATER': MAZIAR BAHARI DISCUSSES HIS UNLIKELY SAGA OF JOURNALISM, IMPRISONMENT, AND ‘THE DAILY SHOW’

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“What happened to me in prison, it wasn’t funny at the time, because I was blindfolded and I was in solitary confinement or in an interrogation room. But with hindsight … it’s just laughable. My experience inside of Iran’s prison was [as] if they had read Kafka and then they thought it was not ridiculous enough and they added a bit of Monty Python to it.”

THE RIGHT FLUFF: ‘INTERSTELLAR’ IS ONE SMALL MISSTEP FOR NOLAN

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Christopher Nolan has an unparalleled track record among big-name directors for films that fully commit to their mind-bending premises while going light on sentimentality. It’s in this light that the mostly good, would-be epic Interstellar is a bit of a letdown, albeit one that’s still worth watching.

RADCLIFFE STARS IN HALLOWEEN’S STAND-OUT DARK FANTASY

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Despite its flaws, Horns is a step in the right direction for Radcliffe, Aja, and American magical realist cinema (even with its French director, Canadian setting, and English leading man).