GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI

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“It’s a prismatic portrait, albeit an occasionally confusing one. Some of the footage feels revelatory and some of it just seems random. What works as connective tissue are the stunning musical performances to which the film returns at regular intervals, with Jones strutting her stuff in staging originally designed by the late Eiko Ishioka.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 04/19/2018

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THE SOUR HOUR: OSCAR EDITION

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What a pleasure to sit in with my dear old friend Craig D. Lindsey on KPFT’s The Sour Hour. We piss and moan a bit about the Oscars and complain about the idiots in the Trump administration but mostly I just laugh at Craig’s rants. He calls me up about halfway through the show, after playing the Backstreet Boys song that was in Booty Call. – The Sour Hour, 02/28/2018

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SPOILERPIECE THEATRE #175: JUSTICE LEAGUE, LAST FLAG FLYING AND THE BOSTON JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

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Continuing in my role as the Billy Preston of the Spoilerpiece gang, I sat in with friends Dave Riedel and Evan Crean and tried to guess what happens in Justice League without having seen it yet. Dave and I reccomended Last Flag Flying while Evan shared highlights from the 29th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival. We also talked about Near Beer. – Spoilerpiece Theatre, 11/17/2017

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WDEL’S SATURDAY HOTSPOT: ON THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER

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Had an absolute blast on WDEL’s Saturday HotSpot talking with host Frank Gregory about forty years of Saturday Night Fever. We discuss the film’s turbulent history, including the cast, the soundtrack, the fired director, madman screenwriter Norman Wexler and the phony magazine article that started it all. Listen to MP3s of the show after the jump. Continue reading

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BOFCA REPERTORY PODCAST: JUNE 2017

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Talking with fellow Boston Online Film Critics Association members Bob Chipman, Steve Head and Andy Hoglund about this month’s repertory offerings. Topics include the Brattle’s All About The Chase series, the Somerville’s Summer Of Love and the Coolidge’s tribute to Jonathan Demme. Recorded live at The Video Underground in Jamaica Plain. – BOFCA, 05/31/2017

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BOFCA REPERTORY PODCAST: APRIL 2017

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Talking with fellow Boston Online Film Critics Association members Bob Chipman, Greg Vellante, Evan Crean and Charlie Nash about this month’s repertory offerings. Topics include double-shots from Cronenberg and Lynch at the Coolidge, the Arrival-esque shittiness of Robert Zemeckis’ Contact and going to the movies when you “got tired”  beforehand. – BOFCA, 04/01/2017

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BOFCA REPERTORY PODCAST: MARCH 2017

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Talking with fellow Boston Online Film Critics Association members Bob Chipman, Steve Head and Greg Vellante about this month’s repertory offerings. Topics include The Women Who Built Hollywood at the Brattle and trolling the president at the Coolidge. We also digress to discuss the Oscars and the passing of beloved actor Bill Paxton. – BOFCA, 03/01/2017

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