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The Provincetown International Film Festival honors three indie icons
How do you know you're at the 14th annual Provincetown International Film Festival (June 13-17) and not some other cinephilic shindig?
| June 22, 2012
Almost Famous: Micah Salkind
"You can’t throw a stone here without hitting an artist."
Providence Black Repertory Company
| June 04, 2008
A bike is the most appropriate technology for moving around the city — it’s easy to park, and it’s powered by burritos and beer.
| March 05, 2008
The Boston Phoenix–Alumni Film Critics’ Poll
It’s true, the Boston Phoenix has never won an Oscar.
Our first-ever round-up of the past year’s best movies, with a little help from our friends
| February 13, 2008
“I see . . . ,” says formerly blind concert violinist Sydney Wells (Jessica Alba, not believable as a musician even while visionless).
Two directers and still unoriginal
| February 06, 2008
The last thing people are looking for when they go to the movies is a reminder of the political crapola they are trying to escape.
2008 releases offer campaign reform
| December 28, 2007
Possible explanations include drinking, pills, low self-esteem, and her inability to resist jumping into bed on the first date.
A safe ticket seller
| July 03, 2007
'Tis the season
Yeah, yeah, summer . Go outside, hone your tan, toss a Frisbee, blah blah blah.
To stay inside and watch awesome movies
| June 28, 2007
Fact and fiction . . .
Of the 16 narrative films on deck this year at the Newport International Film Festival, several could be termed “coming-of-age.”
The whole wide world is on screen at the 10th Annual Newport International Film Festival
| May 30, 2007
This effort by the hoary dean of American Independent Film, Hal Hartley, is the freshest and most accomplished thing he’s done since the film it’s a “sequel” to.
Love conquers all, except when it doesn't
| May 17, 2007
Despite the name, independent cinema has grown conventional.
Alternative cinema lives at the Independent Film Festival of Boston
| April 17, 2007
For Your Consideration
The mock documentary has been around so long that it should have evolved by now into its own parody, the mock mock documentary. Watch the trailer for For Your Consideration (QuickTime)
It's been considered
| November 15, 2006
If you cannot remember the past, so Santayana said, you’re condemned to repeat it. Watch trailers for this fall's new releases.
This season, Hollywood lives in the past
| September 13, 2006
The Oh in Ohio
Parker Posey is a self-described “unmeltable ice queen” and “ball of fear” in Billy Kent’s likable indie comedy that (though no one will believe it) is better than The 40-Year Old Virgin . Watch the trailer for The Oh in Ohio (QuickTime)
Better than The 40-Year Old Virgin
| August 02, 2006
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