“Rocky Horror” combines 1950s science fiction, pre-slasher “B” horror movies and a tale of sexual awakenings set to a rock ’n’ roll score, delivering musical theater lovers their first full-scale musical in Greater Boston since the pandemic began. It’s a much-needed blast of full-throttle exuberance.
These reviews of what’s on the big screen and streaming include offerings from the Independent Film Festival Boston, GlobeDocs, The DocYard and Revolutions Per Minute, as well as glimpses at “Escape From Mogadishu,” “Halloween Kills,” “Fever Dream” and “The Velvet Underground.”
These reviews of what’s on the big screen and streaming include GlobeDocs Film Festival offerings at The Brattle Theatre such as “Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America” and “Free Renty: Lanier v Harvard,” as well as some horror for October and “Jacinta,” watchable on Hulu.
The Boston Women’s Film Festival reminds us about “Fanny: The Right to Rock” at The Brattle, and with October comes the return of the Somerville Theatre, Harvard Film Archive and fun scares such as from “The Addams Family 2,” a Boris Karloff bio and “Venom: Let there Be Carnage.”
These reviews of what’s on the big screen and streaming include doings at The Brattle Theatre, including documentary picks from local John Gianvito and two days of silent greats, as well as a sense of what’s watchable among Jake Gyllenhaal’s “The Guilty,” the sexy “Voyeurs” and “Seeding Change.”