It’s only been four years, but feels much longer, since director Steven Soderbergh last treated filmgoing audiences to one of his quirky, deconstructive gems. His latest taps into the skin of some of fare such as “Ocean’s Eleven” while farming fresh territory.
Hyperstylized spy thriller “Atomic Blonde” is violent as hell and makes no apologies, punching its way through end-of-the-Cold War Berlin in a battle for a crucial “list” of British intel assets – but the only asset here that really matters is Charlize Theron’s MI6 operative.
Cambridge has 45 of the 496 most dangerous intersections for pedestrians in Massachusetts, or 9 percent, according to a law firm’s study, and Somerville has 14 intersections on the list, for not quite 3 percent of the total. But how reliable are the study’s findings?
Triumph is simply survival in Christopher Nolan’s latest, blistering film, “Dunkirk,” which follows characters in three World War II narratives in a script that intersects when you least expect it – a mighty example of storytelling and the power of atmosphere.
Somer-Vibe and Poets vs. Rappers events; “Murders and Scandals: Poe and Doyle” live radio play; “Blonde Side of the Moon” Pink Floyd burlesque tribute; “American Charlatan! The Musical”; and the Artbeat 2017 festival.
Ryan Alvanos at Aeronaut; Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas at The Sinclair; Ali McGuirk at The Lizard Lounge; Mad Yonder at Thunder Road; Jim Kweskin at Passim; and K.C. Harris and Danny Pepper at The Burren.
Cambridge Dance Party; CONcentrate On The ARTistry II; Sacred Spaces dance; Summer BCMFest; and “In Triplicate” closing reception.
Given Sophia Coppola’s penchant for strong female characters and repressed sexuality, it somewhat makes sense that she set her sights on remaking the 1971 Civil War gothic “The Beguiled” starring Clint Eastwood and Geraldine Page. But her remake subtracts, not adds.
Edgar Wright supplies an adrenaline shot that never lets down. You won’t get a chance to go to the bathroom seeing “Baby Driver” – but also, because of the breakneck pace, the audience never gets a chance to get caught up emotionally.
Morningbird at Thunder Road; Jason Anick & The Swingers at The Burren; Dan Mills at Passim; Dwight & Nicole at Atwood’s Tavern; Joe Louis Walker at Regattabar; and Anne Heaton at Passim.