FILM

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 […]

STEVIE WONDER VS. WILL SMITH: “I WISH / WILD, WILD WEST”

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For someone in his 60s, Stevie Wonder is more than an American icon. He’s a prodigy. Will Smith knew that and didn’t even try to play with the original. Instead, he got as ridiculous as it gets.

A WELCOME SURPRISE

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  When broken down to its constituent parts, Obvious Child is full of surprises: a story of pregnancy and abortion that never puts its leading character’s decision to terminate up for “debate,” a romantic comedy that doesn’t feel like one as the plot unfolds, and a star-making seriocomic turn for a familiar comedian (Jenny Slate […]