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 …

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 …

2017 Academy Awards Predictions

It’s never fun when it feels like something is going to be a clean sweep. La La Land, poised to clean house at the 89th Academy Awards is nominated for 14 awards, tying with All About Eve and Titanic for most nominations for a single film. Whether or not it deserves that, well, this isn’t a …

Pick of the Week: Jackie

In this column, we’ll spotlight one upcoming film hitting theaters we think is worth checking out! “Jackie,” is one of two films from Chilean director Pablo Larraín hitting theaters this month and stars Natalie Portman in the titular role. The film begins following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and follows First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy as …