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In this equation of four parties isolated in the gorgeous mountain retreat of an eccentric billionaire, it turns out to be a man who’s the most dangerous – not his mechanical creation.
The Hungarian-Swedish co-production “White God” begins with an absurdist slo-mo sequence of a young girl on a bike pedaling away from a sea of pursuing dogs. It’s no dream.
Chuck Workman’s elegiac ode to Orson Welles may be leaden with fondness and nostalgia, but it’s no hagiographic air kiss.
The 13th annual Boston Cinema Census, an annual screening of works by local emerging filmmakers, has announced its lineup for Thursday at The Somerville Theatre.
Late nights and absurdist films await at the Brattle Theatre for the 17th annual Boston Underground Film Festival, which began Wednesday and runs through Sunday.
Awards season is not over, and the local answer to the Oscars arrives Sunday with another chance for America to redeem itself when it comes to honoring film.
In concept this is a thinking person’s espionage thriller with a serious thespian at the fore and an international slant, but it suffers uneven pacing and seemingly smart twists that suddenly nosedive into cliché and silliness.
A sweet rambling appreciation of the once-renowned magician known as “The Amazing Randi” gets dressed up in the robes of a “serious” documentary with revelations of a long-running, very personal cover-up.
Documentary filmmaker Kirby Dick again navigates the grim, dark terrain of sex offense, this time delving into the pervasive culture of rape on college campuses.
The good news is that Blomkamp’s third feature is a step up from the pedantically plotted “Elysium” – but it’s nowhere near his cutting-edge debut, “District 9.”