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Bit Fest 2: Electric Boogaloo old-school arcade fest; Oscar-nominee “Birdman” for $4; Grown-Up Show and Tell; Taste Test Comedy and food; and the Enchantment Under the Sea Prom.
Blending the Bible and Thomas Hobbes, it’s astonishing that this critical and pointed epic vision of Russian politics has found the light of day.
About the only one who might come away unscathed from this S&M “Twilight” fan-fiction gone amok is Dakota Johnson and her left-of-center sexuality.
The 20th Annual! Bugs Bunny Film Festival; Love the Art of Afro-Cuba!; “The Vagina Monologues”; silent film comedy with live music, variety show and cheese and beer tasting; and School of Honk’s Fat Sunday musical celebration.
The Wachowskis are back and in well-trod territory – yet another dark vision of an unknowingly enslaved humankind, again propelled by freakish advances in technology with a dash of zen mumbo-jumbo thrown in for good measure.
The Boston Cinema Census is accepting works through March 8 for its 13th event, coming to the Somerville Theatre after a move from The Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square.
Taking place mostly within the cloistered confines of a Hungarian manse between Cynthia and Evelyn, this dynamic is ever-evolving and punishing, with potential lessons about love — or just about stimulation.
The 37th Annual Sci-Fi Marathon; “Weed & Chanel: Confessions from a Marilyn Impersonator”; Glovebox Short Film & Animation Festival; Cambridge Symphony Orchestra’s Family Concert; and “Geotagging Cambridge: Street Photography in the Digital Age.”
While Kendall Square Cinema is inheriting an international film festival in October, the event remains part of Arlington’s town tourism efforts and culture and will keep the town’s name as well as connections there.
Director Clint Eastwood conjures up some hellish gun battles and tense door-to-door incursions, but we know there are things unsaid for him and questionable hero Chris Kyle.