“There’s definitely this ambivalence [among archaeologists] toward the character specifically, but it’s mediated a little bit by the fact that most archaeologists—at least who are in their younger-than-fifties or maybe even younger than their sixties—experienced Indiana Jones at an early age, probably before they were professional archaeologists.” Continue reading
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
Imagine an episode of “How I Met Your Mother” without any punchlines or laugh tracks, and you should get an idea of how aimless and ingratiating the chatter can get. Continue reading
The appreciation of film and the role it plays in geek culture runs far deeper than waiting to be astonished by the next unnecessarily 3D cash grab. Continue reading
Enjoy the stop motion, the mood, the vision, but don’t expect Mood Indigo to have a special place in your heart beside Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Continue reading
Though the phrase “cult cinema” usually means any film with a small but loyal following, it couldn’t be more literal when applied to Alejandro Jodorowsky. Continue reading
If you ask us, the best way to honor Marilyn’s legacy is to leave her troubled personal life alone and take in what she left us: her body of work.
This is the first in a series soon to be featured on DigBoston.com, making the case for seeing your favorite films on the silver screen. Continue reading