These looks at what’s on screens in the coming week include “Reunion Week” at The Brattle Theatre, where there’s also a showing of screening of “Freakscene: The Story of Dinosaur Jr.,” some stellar buddy flicks at the Somerville Theater and a review of the new “Firestarter”: Hot or not?
The longtime music booker for the Cantab Lounge in Central Square, Mickey Bliss, is out the door after 15 years. He says he was told that responsibility for booking bands in the downstairs space called the Cantab Underground would be taken from him and made less accommodating to bands in some ways.
These looks at what’s on screens in the coming week include selections for Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month and The Brattle’s “Reunion Week” as well as the Somerville Theater returning Sam Peckinpah’s “The Wild Bunch” to its full size, more “Hard Boiled Double Feature” and the dark new Amazon romp “Emergency.”
“Men” is an all-consuming cinematic experience at the intersection of paganism and Christianity, religious sexual repression and gender oppression. If his film doesn’t say much that’s new about men and women, director Alex Garland still pushes the boundaries in finding ways to say it.
These looks at what’s on screens in the coming week include the last DocYard screening of the season and maybe ever, “Nuclear Family,” as well as more repertory from the Harvard Film Archive and Somerville Theatre. Meanwhile, another Doc – Doctor Strange – shows no sign of slowdown in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
These looks at what’s on screens in the coming week include a cheeky Mother’s Day screening of “Psycho” and penultimate DocYard screening at The Brattle; and a parade of pairings at the Somerville Theatre, including “JCVD” and “Being John Malkovich” and a “Hard Boiled Double Feature” night with “52 Pick Up” and “The Way of the Gun.”