Best of IFFBoston’s Q&A’s

One of the best parts of any film festival are the Q&A’s – engaging, at times funny, having members from the production offer great insight to not just how a film was made, but why. Independent Film Festival Boston always hosts a great many filmmakers, producers, actors & actresses, film subjects, and more! We’ve created …

IFFBoston ’17 Spotlight: Stumped

The 15th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston starts Wednesday with STUMPED, directed by Robin Berghaus, a documentary about filmmaker Will Lautzenheiser. Having recently taken a position teaching film, Will visits a doctor because of a persistent pain. Things quickly turn when doctors determine that Will’s arms and legs would have to be amputated to stop what they’ve discovered is …

Film Review: Ghost in the Shell

Like director Rupert Sanders’ SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, his new film, GHOST IN THE SHELL, lacks substance underneath its shiny exterior. Scarlett Johansson acts circles around SNOW WHITE’S Kristen Stewart, but the biggest flaw in the drawn-out narrative of this adaptation of GHOST IN THE SHELL is not just in its pacing; throughout the …

IFFBoston 2017 Lineup!

The 15th Annual Independent Film Festival Boston announced its 2017 lineup! The festival opens on April 26th with STUMPED, from director Robin Berghaus. The film chronicles filmmaker Will Lautzenheiser’s journey starting with a quadruple amputation, turning to stand-up comedy as therapy, and to a double arm transplant. The run’s from April 26th through May 3rd, closing …

Film Review: Kong: Skull Island

King Kong is one of the most iconic figures in cinema history, entertaining generations since 1933. Legendary Pictures has brought the larger-than-life creature back to the big screen as part of their “MonsterVerse,” a continuation of what started with the 2014 reboot of GODZILLA. Thankfully, director Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ KONG: SKULL ISLAND avoids the pitfalls of the 2014 …