On paper, the story could not be better: Win or lose, Anthony Weiner was going to get a second chance at political life as cameras rolled. But what this documentary became is something darker and more alluring than what the filmmakers could have imagined.
In a bid to catch up to competitors, Cambridge’s arthouse cinema in Kendall Square is adding beer and wine and dangling the possibility of theater upgrades as a result.
Ben Wheatley’s newest film is a repulsive, structureless, obscenity of a film that would rather glorify hyper-violence, sexual assault and mayhem then tell a comprehensible story.
CIC Arts Presents Pop-Up Music; Cambridge Community Comic Arts Fair; Moving Day at MIT on Saturday, including the Crossing the Charles Parade and Competition; Mobius@Green Street: An Evening of Collaborations; and Keytar Bear & Abby Taylor Day.
In support of Cambridge’s buzzing entrepreneurial ecosystem and in celebration of Small Business Week, the city is hosting “Startups for Small Businesses” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 11 at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Kendall Square.
Remarkably ambitious and anxiously taut from its opening shots to its closing, the success of “Green Room” isn’t found in its jump scares or gore (although both are plentiful) but in its realistic approach to both.
Director Jean-Marc Vallée, ever a plumber of the human condition, digs in and veers to the left every time a cliché appears on the horizon. Though not all are not avoidable, this ambitious, dramatic undertaking gets a big boost from lead Jake Gyllenhaal.
Jeff Nichols, the budding auteur showing a profound affinity for character development and edgy ambiance with “Take Shelter” and “Mud,” gets a tad heavy-footed in his latest, a further contemplation on the Rapture, sanity and the supernatural.
Richard Linklater is true to his roots – he’s revisited and re-envisioned them time and again, and does so again in “Everybody Wants Some!!” with what’s tagged as a “spiritual sequel” to “Dazed and Confused.”
A minor “cave-in” atop workers Thursday shouldn’t slow construction at the Port Landing affordable housing development going up for a summer opening near Kendall Square.