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‘THE STRANGE COLOR OF YOUR BODY’S TEARS’ IS WONDERFULLY WHACKED OUT

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At times, co-directors Cattet and Forzani seem to disregard narrative altogether, but they never abandon the effort to make your pupils dilate, skin crawl, or nipples harden. Continue reading

NEED SPACE? INTERNET DATABASE WANTS TO HOOK ARTISTS UP WITH REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE VENUES

You aren’t above band practices in your basements. Hell, you’re not above performing in basements. But if you’re looking for an alternative for rehearsal and exhibition space, a new online database, SpaceFinder Mass, aims to make the search easier. Continue reading

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

DIG THIS: SULTRY CANDYLAND, CLASSICAL MUSIC, AND ALLSTON GRIT

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It’s that time of the week again when we get to tell you about cool things going on in the city. For instance: Andris Nelsons, the youngest person to become the BSO’s Music Director in over 100 years, is making is highly anticipated debut. Continue reading

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

ADAPTATION NATION: MORE SUPERHERO DOUBLE TEAMS, PLEASE

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Sometimes there’s a job too big for Iron Man, but assembling The Avengers seems a bit overkill. So he calls up his buddy Bruce and they go double team some crime. Continue reading

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

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

FALL PREVIEW: NAB YOURSELF A PIECE

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As September 23 draws near, and you begin that sad but necessary ritual in New England of kissing the summer goodbye, there’s a wealth of seasonal-correct whoopin’ good times to be had in our beloved Hub. Continue reading

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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