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Witherspoon bought the film rights to this memoir of loss and walking the Pacific Crest Trail, but Jean-Marc Vallée and Nick Hornby made sure it was more than a Hallmark weepy.
Four big holiday shopping markets; Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood”; Teddy Bears on Display Party with Santa and carols; Festivus of Comedy 2014; and the “Griffelkin” opera.
Students from Cambridge Rindge & Latin School are now invited take part in a juried contest to design the poster for the Arlington International Film Festival.
A bored, self-important billionaire becomes a patron of wrestling. But megalomania and buried homoerotic yearnings don’t make for a good team experience.
“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead”; “The Trojan Women”; Kaiju Big Battel 20th Anniversary Bash; “10 Things I Hate About You”; and Radius Ensemble: Pluck.
There’s no connection here to the Abe Lincoln of Daniel Day-Lewis or even Henry Fonda, just a cinematically accomplished but plotless poem.
“Sailor Moon” geeks have two reasons to celebrate this week – a new story arc announcement and the second Sailor Moon Shoujo Spectacular.
Boston International Kids Film Festival; new play “Proclamation 2: Radicals”; new musical “Castle Garden”; Calamity #8 art variety show; and Cambridge Symphony Orchestra’s Mahler.
The good news for our collective futures in the dust bowl to come is that farmer Matthew McConaughey is a former NASA pilot. But time is against him, and us.
This olio of small-town melodrama, CSI shenanigans and otherworldly weirdness never finds even keel, maybe because Alexandre Aja doesn’t really do dark, sardonic comedy.