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Independent Film Festival Boston 2010

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IFFB review: "Soul Kitchen"

IFFB review: "Soul Kitchen"


  The Independent Film Festival of Boston started yesterday, and it's stuffed with so much fine viewing that reviews overflow into this blog space. Here's...
By Peter Keough  |  April 22, 2010
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Review: The Freebie

As can be seen in the opening bliss montage, these two almost disgustingly in love with each other: they hug, kiss, tickle toes, do crossword puzzles — everything, it seems, except have sex.
R eveals lifetimes of intimacy
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 16, 2010
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Review: Family Affair

You will never, ever, ever complain about your family again after watching the first 15 minutes of Family Affair
 Loaded with repulsive bombshells
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 16, 2010
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Review: Harmony And Me

This bagatelle from Bob Byington is Greenberg lite.
Softcore mumblecore
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 16, 2010
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Review: Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

There’s little doubt that Jean-Michel Basquiat’s brief whirlwind of an existence is his best-known masterpiece.
A deep reach into Basquiat's eclectic repertoire
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 16, 2010
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Review: Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work

Opening with capillaried close-ups of its subject’s bare face, Ricki Stern & Anne Sundberg’s competent “year-in-the-life” documentary hints at an unmasking.
Exposes the panic beneath all that pancake
By ALICIA POTTER  |  April 16, 2010