“Beautiful naked women smoke cigarettes and spout Marxist rhetoric. A mysterious man on a park bench scrolls through Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn quotes on his iPhone. Howard Hawks’ Only Angels Have Wings is on TV in the background. There are a bunch of shady Germans zooming around in a Mercedes shooting people, because of course there are.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 03/20/2015
THE GUNMAN * *
Starring Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance and Idris Elba. Screenplay by Don MacPherson, Pete Travis and Sean Penn. Directed by Pierre Morel.
IT FOLLOWS * * *
Starring Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi, Lili Sepe and Daniel Zovatto. Written and directed by David Robert Mitchell.
Starring Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Ninja, Yo-Landi Visser and Hugh Jackman. Screenplay by Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell. Directed by Neill Blomkamp.
WILD TALES * * * *
Starring Erica Rivas, Ricardo Darin, Diego Gentile, Oscar Martinez and Rita Cortese. Written and directed by Damian Szifron.
Talking with fellow Boston Online Film Critics Association members Bob Chipman, Steve Head and Charlie Nash about March’s repertory offerings – including the films of David Lynch, eighties sword-and-sorcery schlock, plus our fond farewell to Boston’s own Leonard Nimoy. – BOFCA, 03/02/2015