Author Archives: KRISTOFER JENSON

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IN BVRRITO VERITAS kris@digpublishing.com
Arts 

RE-ANIMATING POE: AN INTERVIEW WITH JEFFREY COMBS

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“There were stories of Poe being in the gutter, literally. But he always pulled himself up and tried to not do that again.” Continue reading

Arts Film 

IN CONVERSATION: A FUTURE OF RADICAL QUEER POSSIBILITIES

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“Film and creative media has the potential to build a kind of urgency around issues that otherwise are not made visible in our daily lives and allows folks from our community to be seen and heard in ways that empower the community.” Continue reading

Film News 

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH BOSTON’S FILM PROGRAMMERS

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As it turns out, there’s an art and a business behind film curation—selecting what plays when, acquiring prints in a preferred format, publicizing screenings, and attracting the right audiences for unique movie nights you won’t find at suburban cinemas. Continue reading

Film 

SUPER 8: BOSTON PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH VIGOR

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For as much as the words “Palestine” and “Palestinian” may appear in the news we consume, rarely are they attached to an exploration of the amazing wealth of art, humanity, and creativity in Palestinian culture that is simply waiting for the outside world to discover it. Continue reading

Film 

TAPEHEADS: FOUND FOOTAGE FESTIVAL RETURNS TO BOSTON

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Among FFF’s most newsworthy finds was “Carnival in Rio,” a TV special starring the future Governator as he made a spectacular ass of himself in Brazil without the slightest awareness. Continue reading

Arts Film 

THE FINAL FEAST: J. CANNIBAL REFLECTS ON 13 YEARS OF CULT FILMS + HORROR BURLESQUE

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“I’ve thought about hanging up my leopard print pants for a few years now, but felt that, if I were going to go out on a number, it had to be lucky number 13.” Continue reading

Film 

A BLACK HOLE: ‘THE ZERO THEOREM’ GETS LOST IN GILLIAM’S TRADEMARK GENRE

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The Zero Theorem desperately wants to have something to say, but the mediation on nothingness it promises would have been more interesting than the exercise in repetition it delivers. Continue reading

Film 

SWEET SHOWTIME: JOHNNY CUPCAKES RELAUNCHES FILM SERIES

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“Coolidge Corner Theatre is a special place to me, as my dad took my mom on dates there before I was born. Who knows, Coolidge could be responsible for my birth?” Continue reading

Film 

NOW TRENDING: CHRISTIAN CINEMA

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Until recently, Christian cinema operated largely as its own Juggalo-esque self-contained economic biosphere relying solely on the guaranteed return from its built-in fanbase, outside world be damned. Continue reading

Film 

KEVIN SMITH’S LATEST IS GLEEFULLY UNHINGED

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Tusk does not give a fuck if you like it and tosses any message or moral out with the bong water. Continue reading

Film 

RICH PERFORMANCES ELEVATE DENNIS LEHANE’S ‘THE DROP’

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Despite occasional detours that never pay off, a plot that is little more than a short story stretched to feature length, and more than a few predictable turns, The Drop is a classy, intelligent genre exercise, and a worthy sendoff for Gandolfini. Continue reading

Film 

OSCAR BAIT AND ODDITIES: A GUIDE TO FALL FILM OFFERINGS

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As we emerge from the brain-hardening sensory overload of the summer superhero glut, the studios are now back to tenderizing our sensibilities ahead of award season with an odd mix of palate cleansers and early Oscar hopefuls. Things are about to get weird. Continue reading

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