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Arts and entertainment

Even as local arts venues, such as the Museum of Fine Arts, roll out discounts, students stay away. 
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The MFA hosted a screening on post-apocalyptic feminist film "Born in Flames." / File Photo Matt Greene

MFA screening revives feminist indie film

Though the film was made over 30 years ago, it continues to resonate today with modern audiences and contains some analogies to today.

by × April 13, 2017 × 2 comments

Arts and entertainment, Reviews

Octavia Spencer as Roberta Taylor, McKenna Grace as Mary Adler and Chris Evans as Frank Adler in the film "Gifted."/Photo by Wilson Webb. © 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Octavia Spencer as Roberta Taylor, McKenna Grace as Mary Adler and Chris Evans as Frank Adler in the film "Gifted."/Photo by Wilson Webb. © 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Review: ‘Gifted’ is heartwarming but lacks originality

Based solely on its trailer, Fox Searchlight’s newest picture “Gifted” sounds derivative at best. The final product meets expectations. However, it does bring a certain unexpected charm to the table too.

by × April 7, 2017 × 3 comments

Arts and entertainment, Columns

Column: It’s time for film to get creative

Column: It’s time for film to get creative

We often forget that the point of art is to move us, not just with plot twists and punchlines but with the audacity that comes from genuine expression.

by × April 6, 2017 × 1 comment

Arts and entertainment, Reviews

Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) confronts his brother Tim (Miles Christopher Bakshi) in DreamWorks’ “The Boss Baby.”/Photo courtesy DreamWorks Animation
Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) confronts his brother Tim (Miles Christopher Bakshi) in DreamWorks’ “The Boss Baby.”/Photo courtesy DreamWorks Animation

Review: ‘Boss Baby’ wins laughs but little else

By Logan Meyer, A&E editor In typical DreamWorks fashion, “The Boss Baby” is an adorable, feel-good animated film fit for the family. Also in DreamWorks fashion, it is largely lacking in cinematic merit. From the get-go, the story’s narration incites confusion. Constantly jumping between his imagination and reality, Tim (Miles […]

by × March 30, 2017 × 1 comment

Arts and entertainment

Review: ‘Song to Song’ fails fans of the indie genre
Rooney Mara, Ryan Gosling and Michael Fassbender star in Terrence Malick's new indie film "Song to Song."/Photo courtesy Broad Green Pictures

Review: ‘Song to Song’ fails fans of the indie genre

Malick embarrasses the good name of the independent film and wastes the talent of his cast and the time of his viewers.

by × March 24, 2017 × 8 comments

Arts and entertainment

Review: Disney film brings new beauty to beloved film
Belle dances with The Beast in Disney's new live action version of the classic animated film "Beauty and The Beast."

Review: Disney film brings new beauty to beloved film

Disney continues to roll out live-action versions of classic childhood fantasies and although most consumers know it is a plot to take our money, the money is well spent.

by × March 19, 2017 × 4 comments

Arts and entertainment, Columns

Column: Mull over Best Picture themes

Column: Mull over Best Picture themes

“Moonlight” creates images that are hard to shake off and invites as open a reading as one is willing to provide.

by × March 17, 2017 × 1 comment

Arts and entertainment

College film festival offers outlet to students
Campus MovieFest, a week-long filmmaking competition, comes to Northeastern’s Curry Student Center.

College film festival offers outlet to students

The annual contest, open to all students, will offer cash rewards to makers of winning films.

by × March 17, 2017 × 2 comments

Letters to the Editor, Opinion

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Op-ed: Oscar previews and predictions

If La La Land goes 14/14, then maybe more things are rigged than I originally thought.

by × February 22, 2017 × 3 comments

Arts and entertainment

ICA exhibits world-renowned prize winners

ICA exhibits world-renowned prize winners

This year’s honorees are Boston-based artists who receive little local recognition.

by × February 16, 2017 × 0 comments