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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 …

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Mon. Jan. 1 Is there any other choice? As an American you are expected to plunk your arse down in your easy chair and come up only to answer the pizza call at the door or the beer call at the fridge? (Oh, yeh, there’s those bathroom breaks, too.) Clubs …

Home Movies Without Your Boring Relations!

Sat. Aug. 11  We have concluded that each of the 365 days of the calendar years is some special day to some organization, promoting this, that or the other thing. So, we’re not totally surprised to find Satruday August 11 is International Home Movie day, and this year is its …

Ellen Page: Still on a roll? New film debuts at Brattle

 Thurs. July 3 The Brattle Theatre has landed the right to the exclusive Boston area premiere of hot, young actress Ellen Page's first post-"Juno" flick. It's called "The Tracey Fragments," directed by Bruce McDonald and a soundtrack by the very cool Canadian Band Broken Social Scene. We've seen trailers and …