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Closing Dispatch: IFFBoston

“And just like that, the 2015 Independent Film Festival Boston came to a close, not with a whimper, but with a big screen sick-lit adaptation made for the Sundance set. 132 more words

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Youth Wasted On the Old ('While We're Young'/'Clouds of Sils Maria' Essay)

“Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young kicks off with dialogue from The Master Builder, one of the most significant works of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. The text details an exchange between Halvard Solness, the architect of the play’s title, and Hilda, a young woman from Solness’s past who has arrived to assert herself in his present. 72 more words

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WTH Just Happened?: 'Where is Mama's Boy?'

“Ever blind-watched a movie just because you recognized its supporting cast? Have you ever thought to yourself, “Hey, I know this person from the secondary roles they’ve played in internationally prominent films!” and used that as justification to check out the random, obscure titles they spend most of their timing slumming it in? 83 more words

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Interview: Glenn Morshower, 'Flutter'

Throughout most of his career, Glenn Morshower has been cast as a hard-nosed authority type more times than we can shake a stick at; from early roles in movies like  69 more words

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Interview: Seth Green, 'Yellowbird'

“Seth Green is an industry veteran of roughly three decades, and the sort of actor who needs no introduction, but we’ll give him one anyways. You’ve seen him in movies and TV shows ranging from Idle Hands and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, to the Austin Powers films and Party Monster; you’ve heard his voice in Family Guy, Robot Chicken, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., and Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. 28 more words

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The United States of Film: Vermont

““What happens in Vermont, stays in Vermont. But nothing really happens.”

If you’ve ever been to the Green Mountain State, or even if you haven’t, chances are you’ve seen this wisecrack printed on a bumper sticker or perhaps a T-shirt. 114 more words

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Nostalgia In "It Follows"

“Getting older sucks. Oh, sure, it’s a real gas at first; you can stay out later at night the more years you pack on, for one thing, and you find yourself acquiring new privileges even as your responsibilities remain more or less the same (meaning “nil”). 98 more words

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