Pro-Tips for Attending IFFBoston 2018

The 16th annual Independent Film Festival Boston starts Wednesday night with Bo Burnham’s directorial debut, EIGHTH GRADE! With over 100 films screening this year, I thought it’d be a good time to refresh the LonelyReviewer Pro-Tip guide for attending the fest! What Should I See? There are over a hundred movies playing at IFFBoston this …

IFFBoston ’17 Q&A – The Hero

Brett Haley’s third film THE HERO screened last Friday at the 15th Annual Independent Film Festival of Boston – following the screening, Haley stuck around to answer some great questions about his subject matter and themes in THE HERO as well as throughout his career. Read our review here, and watch the video below!  

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 …