A judge and a detective get involved as the seventh and eighth wheels, because this is that type of movie—the type of comedy they might’ve made in the ’30s, when detectives and judges were always walking into farcical scenes at the wrong time.
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It doesn’t matter if the shot misses its mark by a bit. You still didn’t see it coming.
"That’s what put me on The Daily Show as the resident expert, the kind of person that would say with a straight face that Franklin Roosevelt had a hook for a hand but you never noticed it because it’s shaped like a wheelchair."
Summer is here, so let's get down to brass tacks about the beaches, pools, food, concerts, arts events, theater happenings and everything else that makes summer in Boston summer.
Sturges’ flights of verbal fancy are as close as the American cinema comes to Shakespeare, and his turns of phrase are as sharp as a shuriken.
Our picks for the best of the best events of the week
If you were to customize a calendar by marking off the events most integral to Boston film culture, there’s one week you’d highlight a shade deeper than the rest: The Independent Film Festival Boston.
Now that life has just begun to squeak its way out from the cracks between the ice and snow, bookmark this spread for all you future springtime fun time planning needs.
In the most superficial sense, to be Cronenbergian is to be a genre film that mines horror or tension from alterations of the body.
Because sitting around watching the snow melt is for suckas.