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What Happens After Life? What Do We Think About It Now? Richard Tilkin’s “Aside From That” Explores the Big Issues … at the Boston Film Festival Sunday Sept. 20

Boston-area film-maker Richard Tilkin decided he wanted to make a documentary about a subject everyone virtually avoids at all cost: The inevitability of leaving this mortal coil. How do we regard our life knowing that – but not dwelling upon it? How does what we think happens after death affect …

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Birdman: Following The Superhero Actor’s Trajectory

I had expected Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman to be a little on the nose as far as following the career of Michael Keaton. I was pleasantly surprised to find out this was not the case. Keaton has continued to act and be successful since his Batman of 1989, and remains …

Give Me Life on the Road … but this is not a Kinks song

Fri. Feb. 9  – Mon – Feb. 12  We’ve always liked the programming moxie of Evonne Hyla Wetzner and what she’s done with the Video Underground in Jamaica Plain. She’s taken risky films to clubs, and now she’s bringing back "Half-Cocked" and "Radiation" to the Underground at 6:30 and 8:30 …

Bourne Again … Still Hanging On

ongoing   Yes, we know you don’t need JSink to tell you about the latest in the Bourne series, "The Bourne Ultimatum." And, generally, we stay clear of mainstream movies, figuring you’ve got enough of an info barrage that way anyway. But we found ourselves there the other night – …