Danish auteur Nicolas Winding Refn tosses “All About Eve” into the blender with alluring moodiness and bloody malice in this rapturous, sometimes ingeniously inane, tale of superficial nihilism and the obsessive pursuit of perfection.
The summer season at Magazine Beach Park kicks off Tuesday with Make Music Boston, a free three-hour music festival.
If Facebook is to be believed, 27,000 people jammed the streets in front of City Hall for the Cambridge Dance Party last year, likely one reason why the four-hour party has become a five-hour party this year, starting at 7 p.m. Friday and ending at midnight.
Picking up a year after we left our favorite fish in “Finding Nemo,” and 13 years since the film itself, “Finding Dory” pales in comparison but packs more than enough laughs, spectacle and lessons learned to swim by without tarnishing Pixar’s track record.
The latest innovation for the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra arrives on stage Saturday with some of the same excitement felt by Parisians in 1910, as the orchestra brings Stravinsky’s “The Firebird” to life in a semi-staged production of the full ballet.
Brian de Palma’s career has been a veritable yo-yo of highs and lows. In this candid, chatty documentary, Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow do a fond rewind of the director’s life and works to get his perspective on the fine line between masterpiece and disaster.
Poet and author Jade Sylvan talks about “Spider Cult: The Musical” – the “apocalyptic lesbian sci-fi horror burlesque musical” now in its final weeks before taking the stage for four performances at Harvard Square’s Oberon.
There’s plenty of reasons to presume “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” won’t work, but in spite of the hurdles (or maybe because of them), it’s a resounding comedic success, with good-natured humor and a pop-music skewering lens.
“Me Before You” could have been a lovely little film, and there are moments it’s genuinely moving and well-acted. The problem is that employing the old “physically disabled person would rather die than live with said disability” trope is a dicey, tricky, icky road to travel.
A Boston Comic Roundtable anthology on the wonders of science has far exceeded its crowdfunding goal – overshooting the $8,000 the editors asked by nearly $6,500 with about a week to go in the campaign.