The family film has become increasingly difficult to accomplish well. Sure, there are films such as “The BFG” and especially “Where the Wild Things Are,” but beyond the […]
Hyped as a quirky anti-superhero flick, the project showed great promise during incubation; now, in realization, it’s another busy, bombastic but not very interesting attempt by DC Comics to take a bite out of the Marvel pie.
Rangoli sand art exhibit; OpenAir Circus and “Little Shop of Horrors”; Fresh Pond Monarch Butterfly Release Parade; “What Is Punk?” story time and singalong; and Harvard Summer Chamber Orchestra’s performances of Mozart, Copland and Sibelius.
Bourne’s back, but he’s not the same enigmatic killing machine addled by amnesia that we met almost 15 years ago in “The Bourne Identity,” and this isn’t quite as good a film. But it’s good to see Damon buffed up and in action.
“Ghostbusters” is an absolute blast and rejuvenates a summer of tired and listless blockbuster fare, benefiting from starring four of the most talented women in comedy today.
An engaging and focused performance by Bryan Cranston can’t save this outdated and ham-fisted undercover romp. “The Infiltrator,” despite two strong lead performances, flounders less than 20 minutes in and never regains its confidence or ability to entertain.
Structureless and oftentimes tonally unpleasant while also warm and superbly shot, thriving in visual storytelling but floundering in its narrative, “The BFG” puts master filmmaker Steven Spielberg in a tricky position.
Fresh on the heels of opening the first section of the Grand Junction Path in Kendall Square for bicyclists, walkers, joggers and inline skaters, the city is putting money down in North Cambridge for land intended to be another crucial section of path.
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.
A “hip and trendy” 150-room hotel and restaurant is coming to the fast-growing Alewife area, with plans to open its doors in September. The brand goes to Boston next, but already has its seventh U.S. location in nearby Medford.