IFFBoston ’12 Review: Burn

One of my favorite films in my younger years was Backdraft. I mean, what young person didn’t love a movie about firefighters. Firefighters are our local heroes, they ride the iconic red fire truck to save citizens and their homes. I had the opportunity as a High School student to ride along with firefighters for …

IFFBoston ’11 Review: Terri

Directed by Azazel Jacobs, ‘Terri’ is the story of its titular character, played by Jacob Wysocki. 15 years old, overweight, dressed in pajamas, Terri feels like an outsider at his high school. Floating on through. He lives with his Uncle James (The Office’s Breed Bratton), who is definitely suffering from an affliction that is never …

IFFBoston 2010 Review: Erasing David

‘Erasing David’ is a compelling and quite frightening documentary that brings to light the reality that even if you wanted to, it would be impossible to erase your digital foot print. The director and the main focus of ‘Erasing David,’ David Bond, set out to find out just how much information about him is out …

IFFB Review: Twelve

‘Twelve’ could have easily derailed given its circumstances. 12 separate short films, each helmed by a different director, some overlap in story (but they’re mostly scarce nods to earlier pieces), each with a different tone and approach.