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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 …

Happiness is not a warm gun

Oct. 24- The 26th anniversary of John Lennon’s assassination approaches, and, in some ways, the reality still hasn’t set in. Mark David Chapman read an Esquire article that illuminated some apparent hypocrisy in Lennon’s thoughts and behavior – owning land, singing of having no possessions – and decided to end …

Indy Film Lives in Boston

Sun. April 29 – Tues. May 1  Hot on the heels of the Boston Underground Film Festival comes the Independent Film Festival of Boston. You cannot say Boston lacks for diversity or experimenting when it comes to exhibiting non-mainstream movies. As far as we’re concerned, there are places we’ll go …

Louise Bourgeois: A Slice of her Work at (on film) the ICA

Sun. Nov. 30   Louise Bourgeois, at 96, is one of the most prolific artists of our time. And she’s not done yet.  Bourgeois has pursued art for more than 60 years – through sketchings, paintings, and, primarily, sculpture. She has made objets d’art out of bronze, wood and steel, as …