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DO REVENGE - (L-R) Alisha Boe as Tara and Camila Mendes as Drea in Do Revenge.

Netflix’s ‘Do Revenge’ is an ode to the early 2000s teen genre

Julie Huynh, Journal Contributor September 28, 2022

“Drea and I, we were two wounded soldiers on the battlefield of adolescence.”  “Riverdale” star Camila Mendes and “Stranger Things” actress Maya Hawke join forces in Netflix’s latest...

Jenna Ortega stars in HBOs The Fallout.

‘The Fallout’ tackles the reality of grief and redefining yourself

Sarah Lukowski, Arts Editor February 8, 2022

Trigger warning: gun violence Spoilers ahead In a time when many films revolving around tragedy are premiering, a new release stands out from the crowd.  “The Fallout,” directed by Megan...

Since The Blood, directed by Jordan Malachi is an abstract short film about a divine feminine spirit forced to live as a human woman.

IFFBoston: Student filmmaker drew inspiration from China trip

Imani Hill, Journal Contributor May 24, 2021

With the Boston Independent Film Festival finished, I’ve seen some great directors of films that have a lot to offer in the movie business. From action to comedies, documentaries and short stories,...

The cast of Danish film Riders of Justice, which was shown at the Independent Film Festival Boston.

IFFBoston: Mikkelsen is mad for revenge in ‘Riders of Justice’

Imani Hill, Graduate Contributor May 24, 2021

“Riders of Justice,” a Danish film directed by Anders Thomas Jensen, is an action-packed dark comedy that didn’t waste any time creating kind messages amongst violence. This movie is a story about...

Anna Cobb plays  teenager Casey, who becomes immersed in an online role-playing horror game.

IFFBoston: ‘We’re All Going to the World’s Fair’ is a disappointing horror film

Imani Hill, Graduate Contributor May 11, 2021

“We’re All Going to the World’s Fair,” directed by Jane Schoenbrun, is not the best film being shown at this year's Independent Film Festival of Boston. This so-called sci-fi horror film tried...

James Rutenbecks A Reckoning in Boston was shown at this years virtual Independent Film Festival of Boston.

IFFBoston: ‘A Reckoning in Boston’ examines racial inequalities

Imani Hill, Graduate Contributor May 11, 2021

James Rutenbeck’s eye-opening documentary “A Reckoning in Boston” is something that makes the young people of today want to wake up and fight for what is right. Showcased during Independent Film...

“Black Boys” illuminates the toll of racism on Black men in America

“Black Boys” illuminates the toll of racism on Black men in America

Sarah Lukowski, Arts Editor February 16, 2021

The Boston Globe is showcasing an array of new and classic films that celebrates Black culture and experiences as part of the paper’s Black History Month Film Festival. The documentary “Black Boys,”...

After a screening of the newly released film, Boston Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein (left), “Emma” director Autumn de Wilde (middle) and lead actress Anya Taylor-Joy (right) discussed the adaptation with an audience at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline

If you have any sense and sensibility, watch ‘Emma’

Sarah Lukowski March 4, 2020

An enchanting landscape, comedic characters, and elegant, frilly costumes all create a refreshing and charming film adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Emma” that is perfectly tailored for 21st century...

Review: Aaron Paul revives iconic ‘Breaking Bad’ role

Review: Aaron Paul revives iconic ‘Breaking Bad’ role

Eddie Reinhardt October 23, 2019

Notoriously foul mouthed meth cook Jesse Pinkman’s story didn’t end with the series finale of “Breaking Bad” six years ago. “El Camino,” a Netflix original film, follows the events immediately...

Dafoe (left) and Pattinson (right) brace for the inevitable storm

Review: ‘The Lighthouse’ bends horror film genre

Morgan Hume October 23, 2019

People often joke about what they would do or bring if they found themselves stranded on a remote island. When that hypothetical situation becomes reality for two sailors in “The Lighthouse,” humor...

Netflix original ‘Tall Girl’ plays too heavily on rom-com clichés

Phoebe Adams September 25, 2019

Over the past year, Netflix has been releasing a number of original teen romantic comedies that have helped drive the already successful streaming service even further into cementing its place as one of...

Stephen King’s iconic fictional character Pennywise

Stellar cast in ‘It Chapter Two’ saves film from poor screenplay and CGI effects

Sarah Turley September 25, 2019

When Adrian and Don decided to spend a night together at the carnival, they had no idea a notorious killer clown had returned to the neighborhood, and their night was doomed to take a disturbing turn. “It...

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