Monthly Archives: June 2013

Frances Ha

I feel so many things about Frances Ha that it’s hard for me to type the words out in a way that makes sense. I first watched the film at BIFF with some girlfriends for my birthday, and immediately from … Continue reading

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Realism vs. Fantasy: Before Midnight

I’ve been thinking a lot about the difference between reality and fantasy, both in movies and life. It’s fascinating when people critique a movie as “too real.” From the very beginning, movies have existed on the edge of reality and … Continue reading

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outdoor movies

Originally posted on Lev Hardware:
 I drew this for the Family Flicks poster for Images Cinema, to advertise our outdoor movies in July. If you’re local, you’ll see the posters around town.  

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Before Midnight

Janet and I recently had a conversation about finding enlightenment through love. It’s common to hear about this search for meaning and purpose as a solitary mission: Buddhist monks, for example, or the countless stories of a man or woman … Continue reading

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What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew is a complicated story, and yet it’s also very simple. It’s about a six-year-old girl caught up in the middle of four adults who don’t really know how to take care of her. It’s about perceptions, details, … Continue reading

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Summer Love, Summer Movies

All the way back in April, Sandra and I went to the Boston Independent Film Festival. All of the screenings we went to were in Somerville, MA, at the Somerville Theater. I was only there for one day, but it’s … Continue reading

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