“House of Irreverence” comedy party; Outdoor movie night in Harvard Square and indoors marathon at MIT; Halloween parties and events; The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo; and “He Is Dead” staged reading and “Tomes of Terror” radio play.
All-Female Reading of “Night of the Living Dead”; “Tiny & Short: A Drop in the Bucket” dance; Halloween Party & Costume Contest; Found Footage Festival; and Halal-oween fundraiser with The Kominas and Hot Molasses.
Much is borrowed and polished in Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated “Blade Runner 2049,” which is both homage and departure, and Ryan Gosling’s cop finds most roads lead to Rick Deckard, his predecessor from the original.
Jeffrey Eugenides reads from “Fresh Complaint”; The Future Arts Festival; Strindberg’s “The Ghost Sonata”; Honk! Festival of Activist Street Bands; and 39th Annual Oktoberfest.
The undeniable charm of Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Colin Firth and Pedro Pascal, along with the sinister sweetness of Julianne Moore’s baddie or even Channing Tatum dancing in cowboy boots, can’t quite save this ugly and bloated sequel.
Annual Italian Feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian, Somerville Greek and Trinity Family festivals; Boston Comedy Arts Fest; Starlabfest VIII Music & Arts Festival; “TV Guidance Counselor” 250th Episode Saturday Sleepover Spectacular; and Cambridge Carnival.
What happens if your online stalker happens to be just a sweet, lovable mess? At the heart of “Ingrid Goes West” is Aubrey Plaza’s titular Ingrid, a sympathetic introvert with a need for attention and an impulsive streak that often goes off the skids.
The 2017 Massachusetts Independent Film Festival; free “Hamlet” in the park; Storytime Live hangout with Curious George; ComedyCaziclysm nerd improv comedy adventure; and the Central Flea.
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.