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Popular anime trilogy “Fate/Stay Night” premiering in the United States

Poster for “Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel Part III: Spring Song” which will be released in select U.S theaters starting Nov. 18.
November 17, 2020

The temporary ending of the anime “Fate/Stay Night” has come, and the last installment of a trilogy from the well-known franchise will premiere in the U.S. this week.  “Fate/Stay Night” is...

New original Christmas movies and shows coming to Netflix this holiday season

Vanessa Hudgens plays three look-a-like characters in Netflix's
November 17, 2020

Grab some hot cocoa and your favorite blanket. Netflix has a lineup of new feel-good original movies and TV shows that you’ll want to cozy up on your couch and watch during this unconventional holiday...

“Etched in Glass” details a Boston Holocaust survivor’s inspiring journey

Steve Ross proudly displaying the flag that was given to him by an American soldier after he was liberated from Dachau.
November 17, 2020

“Etched in Glass: The Legacy of Steve Ross” is all about sharing kindness and compassion in a time of darkness.  This powerful documentary, directed by Roger Lyons, chronicles the story of Steve...

The star-studded “Don’t Look Up” expected to begin filming in Boston next week

Some of the celebrities that will appear in Adam McKay's new comedy
November 10, 2020

In a few days, Boston will be full of movie stars for the filming of a new Netflix-produced movie, and it may finally be your chance to walk out your door and meet a celebrity. On Nov. 19, “Don’t...

The “Rebecca” retrospective: Netflix’s “Rebecca” and a study in adaptation

Rebecca (Lily James) as Mrs. de Winter and Armie Hammer as Maxim de Winter in Ben Wheatley’s
"Everything old is new again, but new does not have to be so often indulged."
October 27, 2020

This is a ghost story. From the very beginning of Daphne du Maurier’s 1938 gothic novel “Rebecca,” the unnamed protagonist is haunted by the specter of her husband’s first wife. But in Ben Wheatley’s...

Borat is back with his hilarious, un-western ways in “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”

The unusual Borat is now back in
October 27, 2020

In the age we live in, it’s difficult to find sources of entertainment that are free of political correctness.  The original film that starred Sacha Baron Cohen as the Kazakh reporter Borat, “Borat:...

“Come Play” leaves audiences wanting more with its lackluster scares and ill-defined plot

Gillian Jacobs (left) stars as
October 27, 2020

On Oct. 30, horror movie fans will be able to screen “Come Play,” a movie focused on a family of three, plagued by otherworldly forces.  The movie, running at an hour and forty-five minutes is...

“Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma,” a unique cooking genre of anime, has ended

Two girls reenact
October 20, 2020

“Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma,” a popular and iconic cooking genre of anime has concluded its anime adaptation as new contents ran out. This anime adaptation is based on a manga of the same name....

“Emily in Paris” inspires cultural exploration and perseverance

The poster for Netflix's new series
October 20, 2020

Netflix’s original series “Emily in Paris” features a “The Devil Wears Prada” workplace environment where Emily, a young American, takes a job in Paris for a marketing firm with the intent to...

“Nina Wu” hauntingly highlights the exploitation of women in the film industry

A still from the feature film
"'Nina Wu' is a beautiful film about a tragic subject that is difficult to explore appropriately."
October 13, 2020

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, Midi Z and Wu Ke-xi’s new movie, “Nina Wu,” sheds a haunting light on the exploitation of women in the film industry.  “Nina Wu” was showcased among 14...

Netflix’s newest documentary provides chilling, heartbreaking details of an American murder

The poster for the documentary.
October 13, 2020

In 2018, a Colorado family made national headlines when the pregnant wife, Shanann Watts, and her two young daughters, Bella and Celeste, went missing. After just a couple days, Shanann’s husband,...

“Hubie Halloween” is Adam Sandler’s latest gag movie that is providing joy during troubling times

Adam Sandler in Netflix's
October 13, 2020

Comedian and beloved actor Adam Sandler is known for his oddball, but still likable, characters that have defined his movie career, and his new Netflix comedy “Hubie Halloween” is no exception After...

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