- Arts + Culture
Home Movie Day; Harvest Fest beer and food tasting event; pumpkin-carving concert; Boogie Woogie and Blues Piano; and Mozart and Sibelius by the MIT Symphony Orchestra.
David Ayer directs a dark World War II epic about a tank crew uttering a book full of clichés, but he’s treading in fields patrolled by better filmmakers.
Self-described Arlington girl Julia Halperin brings her foodie flick “Now, Forager” to the Somerville Theater, and Cuisine en Locale transforms it into dinner.
Cat video festival; Pipeline! band reunion shows; ‘Egyptomania’ vintage belly dance; Soul Clap & Dance-Off; and Harvard Square’s 36th Annual Oktoberfest.
As pat and predictable as “The Judge” is, it does offer vast thespian space for lion-like Duvall to plays off of Downey Jr.’s smooth, witty snark, and the pair could elevate any venture.
Take a moderately successful 1980s TV crime drama, drop in the “Training Day” director and star and set it in Boston and you get … an occasionally thrilling flick.
What the Fluff? Marshmallow Festival; 5th Annual New England Americana Festival and Bull McCabe’s Roots to Reggae Outdoor Music Fest; “Back to the Future”; Lori McKenna CD release concert; and the Third Annual Festival of Dumplings.
What makes an artist and even a whole generation capable of the highest achievements suddenly wander into a creative desert? You can ask William Friedkin yourself.
What Rory Kennedy has rendered is so subtle and poignant that it sneakily stays with you – the true test of an effective documentary.
The latest from Kevin Smith signals something of a return to form and a bit of a surprise – a hefty slab of comedy atop a serial killer thread that alleges to be based on “actual events.”