Rewind!: Scott Rosenberg and Con Air

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In early August, as part of their “Rewind!” series, the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brighton, MA held a special 35mm screening of the 1997 film Con Air, followed by a Q&A with screenwriter Scott Rosenberg. Like all the special events held by the Coolidge, it was great fun for fans of the movie and a special treat for those coming to Con Air for the first time. The Independent’s Mike Sullivan was at the event and shares this review.

Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz in Revenge, which screened at 2018 the Boston Underground Film Festival.

Boston Underground Film Festival 2018 Recap

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Evan Crean reviews his favorites films from this year’s Boston Underground Film Festival, which ran from March 21st – March 25th at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, MA. The festival featured many first-time feature filmmakers .

An Evening with a True Artist: Werner Herzog

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Werner Herzog’s 2016 documentary Into the Inferno recently screened to a packed crowd at The Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline, Massachusetts. Herzog was there to accept the 2018 Coolidge Award and to participate in a Q&A. Mike Sullivan shares this appreciation of the filmmaker and highlights from the event.

 

 

Adrienne Barbeau at the Coolridge Corner Theatre.

The Fog Rolls into Boston

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This fall, the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, Massachusetts ran a retrospective of Adrienne Barbeau’s major cult films. Mike Sullivan attended the final event—a screening of The Fog and presentation of the Coolidge Corner Theatre’s “After Midnite Award” to Barbeau. Sullivan spoke briefly with Barbeau just before the screening and also attended the robust Q&A.