IFFBoston ’17 Review: The Hero

The voice of Sam Elliott is unmistakable, deep, gravely, combine that with his slow and precise gait – he was made for westerns. After working together in 2015’s I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS, director Brett Haley teamed up with writing partner Marc Basch, and wrote a piece specifically for Elliott. Loosely inspired by his …

IFFBoston ’17 Review: The Strange Ones

THE STRANGE ONES, based on the short of the same name by writer/directors Christopher Radcliff and Lauren Wolkstein is a slow-building layered drama that will leave audiences intrigued, or incredibly frustrated. It opens with Jeremiah (James Freedson-Jackson) and Sam (Alex Pettyfer) on what seems like two brothers on a road trip. Mostly silent, we gather …

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 …