- Arts + Culture
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.”
From its enigmatic title to the startling open sequence to the psycho-sexual implications of its bizarre finale, this is a kind of shocker that’s all but vanished from U.S. screens.
What could have been a maudlin, Hallmark exercise instead is a haunting slow burn of an elusive woman at a crossroads after tragedy.
Pleasure Pie Launch Party and open mic; “Divergent”; Somerville Rock And Roll Yard Sale; Cambridge Carnival International; and Strike Up the Bands event.
We know of Robyn Wright from “The Princess Bride” and “Forrest Gump,” but her career never quite took off. “The Congress” changes that uniquely.
“Crime” is enjoyable enough, but it’s more an appetizer than a meal that will make you wanting a second helping of “Jackie Brown” or “Out of Sight.”
Campfire. music festival; “The Godfather” double-feature; “Grease” on stage; a Bread & Puppet Theater circus show; and The Cambridge Footlights U.K. comedy troupe.
Brosnan carries this film gallantly with just the right amount of bravado and disdain, and his time as Bond and Thomas Crown goes a long way to help sell it.
Chamber music concert; “Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Eraserhead”; Art Walk in the Park; Gustafer Yellowgold kids show; and gender-flux “Streetcar Named Desire” reading.