The full-body virtual reality experience called “Birdly” is coming to Kendall Square’s Le Laboratoire Cambridge for three days next month – probably not long enough to satisfy all those who’ve wanted to soar over a city, held aloft by nothing but their own wings.
Dalton Trumbo, the highest-paid screenwriter in Tinseltown, was served up by his friends to the House Un-American Activities Committee but refused to roll over on others – a serious topic director Jay Roach plays light and fast, aided by the sly Bryan Cranston.
Even supporters of increased height and density tend to brush off city councillor Leland Cheung’s floated idea of a 1,000-foot tower at the John A. Volpe National Transportation Center parcel in Kendall Square – but they shouldn’t.
An economic analysis of the proposed Volpe project in Kendall Square was heard for the first time Tuesday night by the Planning Board, and the results put the economic prospects “at the margin,” according to Tom Evans, executive director of the Cambridge Redevelopment Authority.
“Brooklyn” is such a success because its characters are so decent. Lavish set design, warm love story, earnest performances and unflinching optimism could make this one of the finest films of the year.
Set in the scenic Tuscan countryside, “The Wonders” shows a family of beekeepers toiling away as business slowly withers, a father-and-daughter clash and a touch of surrealism as a reality TV show invites their isolation.
“Miss You Already” tackles the subject of female friendship with enthusiasm and oodles of heart. And even when that story is predictable, the characters keep it fresh.
How surprising is it to learn that Sarah Gavron’s “Suffragette” is the first film about this movement? Either way, it’s incomparably moving – wonderfully acted and excitingly shot – and the history of a fight in early 20th century London still resonates.
Sudden, surprise concerns that the cost of a nascent citywide development master plan would balloon to $6 million got a pair of answers Monday at a roundtable meeting: The price was set, and the end result was more important than the price tag.
Launch isn’t named after the rented kayaks that will hit the waters of the Broad Canal as part of the restaurant’s view. The 240-seat restaurant is also aimed at activating space for the businesses, conferences and venture capital high rollers in Kendall Square.