With the start of Venice Film Festival and the premiere of Damien Chazelle's new film First Man, the 2018 Awards Season has officially begun. In the next two months, a series of big film festivals will take place, including Venice, Telluride, Toronto and New York. From now on, you will be hearing about Oscar prospect surprises and disappointments. We are already seeing initial reactions to some of the biggest movies of the year. Read below for some insights about this year's Awards Season...
After a long wait, The Film Society of Lincoln Center finally announced the official main slate selection of the festival, and we couldn't be more excited to attend this year's festival. The main slate features a variety of films including Cannes darlings like Burning, Cold War and Shoplifters (Palme d'Or winner), exciting Sundance debuts such as Wildlife, and exciting premieres such as [...]
Boston has a great independent film scene and IFFboston is your best way to engage with it.
Now that SIFF is over, here are five of our favorite films of the festival. Many of SIFF films are released soon after the festival or end up on streaming sites later in the year, so keep an eye open for these ones.
This is a (spoiler free) capsule review for Sorry To Bother You, which screened at SIFF 2018. Boots Riley's debut feature film, Sorry to Bother You, is unapologetic and euphoric. Riley tells a story unlike any other. Sorry to Bother You is comedic, satirical, and eventually bonkers. The film presents the story of Cassius Green, [...]