These reviews of what’s in theaters and streaming include doings at The Brattle Theatre (including the return of The DocYard film series) and Somerville Theatre, as well as reviews of new films “Malignant,” “Small Engine Repair” and a new take on the “Candyman” horror films.
These reviews of what’s in theaters and streaming include Brattle Theatre fare such as the area premiere of Nigeria’s “Eyimofe”; seven Covid lockdown shorts grouped as “The Year of the Everlasting Storm”; Juliette Binoche in “Who You Think I Am”; a 9/11-themed “Worth”; and more.
Stephen Daldry’s “Together” isn’t so much a story about pandemic life – the mundanity and built-up anxiety of the unknown – but about two people who have grown so hostile and distant in their relationship that the mere thought of enduring lockdown together seems near impossible.
After the all-virtual Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo demanded by 2020’s raging pandemic, the free event returns Saturday and Sunday in a new form defined by a more confusing Covid moment: as a Mini-MICE with room to breathe inside the open-air Starlight Square entertainment complex.
These reviews of what’s in theaters and streaming include documentaries such as “Time” and “Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power,” but also less impressive fare such as “Sweet Girl,” “Demonic,” “Confetti” and “Beckett.” But “The Night House” and star Rebecca Hall raise the horror bar.