The popular art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” is back through Oct. 10, placing pianos available for use by anyone throughout Boston neighborhoods and at several locations in Cambridge, with most done by Cambridge artists.
The Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 8-18) brought some absolute duds but some immense highlights, many of which will be the ones people talk about through the year’s end.
To its credit, this “Magnificent Seven” moves quickly enough and it is visually stylistic and crisp, but the whole time I just couldn’t stop thinking about Ford, Leone, Kurosawa, Peckinpah and John Sturges – director of the “Magnificent Seven” from 1960.
Marcin Wrona’s soft-horror thinker “Demon” unfurls a competent and moody bit of filmmaking, which becomes just as much about the dynamics of the society it’s set against as it is about a supernatural incursion.
For the Stoned faithful, there’s good news: “Snowden” marks something of a comeback, a return to the realm of political and historical dramatization that powered “JFK” and “Nixon,” which provided a foundation for the filmmaker’s strong political leanings.
Starting Friday and running through Sept. 25, projectionist David Kornfeld and the folks over at the Somerville Theatre are kicking off their first 70mm & Widescreen Film Festival, showcasing some of the all-time-classics in their native format.
Affirmation that Flour Bakery’s granola will be available at a new, 44-seat, 2,377-square-foot location was about all that was needed for approval for a common victualler license by the License Commission on Tuesday.
The 21st annual free Danehy Park Family Day, sponsored by the city, attracts more than 4,000 people to its children’s amusement rides, arts and crafts, music and roving performers.
Tom Hanks should see another wave of award seasons nods with this Clint Eastwood-directed take on the 2009 “Miracle on the Hudson.” Over all, in a light year for solid cinema, the film soars.
The Davis Square Theatre is changing its name, reopening Sept. 12 as The Rockwell, and it’s for good reasons, albeit for reasons most people could have warned management about before the 160-seat venue opened four years ago.