These looks at what’s on the big screen in the coming week include reviews for “Drive My Car” and “Flee,” an animated doc joined by another boundary-pushing animated film, “Cryptozoo” at The Brattle, by the more traditional “Mitchells vs. the Machines” and more cinema from “Atlantis” to Taiwan.
This coronavirus edition of movies to shelter with includes Week 2 of the Independent Film Festival Boston, full of lively musical documentaries and bleakly absorbing procedurals, as well as DocYard features and new films, from the political “Human Factor” to an unwanted “Stowaway.”
This coronavirus edition of movies to shelter with brings Billie Holiday back to life, streams greats at The Brattle – including a rediscovery of “Smooth Talk” from 1985 – and looks at new releases such as “Tom and Jerry,” “My Zoe” and the docs “Sex, Drugs & Bicycles” and “Downstream to Kinshasa.”
This coronavirus edition of movies to shelter with includes a range of works to help see in Black History Month, as well as virtual cinema from around the world at The Brattle; “Fall of the House of Usher” from the Boston Lyric Opera; and new fare from “Palmer” to “The Dig.”
This coronavirus edition of movies to shelter takes the watcher from Uzbekistan to 1980s Sri Lanka and the Britain of West Indies immigrants in the 1960s and 1970s – but also into action with Gerard Butler and Anthony Mackie and through Mass MoCA, the museum success story of North Adams.