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Articles by Daniel Wayland (34)

“I, Tonya” skates over quality despite buzz

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“I, Tonya” skates over quality despite buzz

February 15, 2018 1 comment

Plenty of ink had been spilled about “I, Tonya” before it arrived at Thayer Street’s Avon Cinema, where it is currently enjoying a run. Unsurprisingly, my critic’s log line ­­— that “I, Tonya” is a messy biopic buoyed by stellar performances from its leads — reads like a template into […]

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Holiday a capella performance features Bear Necessities, Higher Keys

December 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Metcalf Auditorium played host Saturday night to the “Beary Keys,” the pithily named holiday performance put on by the Bear Necessities and the Higher Keys.

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“A Night at Sea” full of outrageous laughs, devilish fun

December 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Brown’s Out of Bounds sketch comedy team hosted its “A Night at Sea” performance Saturday night in front of a boisterous crowd at MacMillan Hall.

‘Lady Bird’ soars, capturing life’s silly and strange glory

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‘Lady Bird’ soars, capturing life’s silly and strange glory

November 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson loves her mother. But she doesn’t like her mother.

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68th Edition of Miller’s ‘Line of Descent’ fails to peak

November 13, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The Avon Cinema leans arthouse in its palate.

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Wayland ’18.5: ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ overly sentimental, forgettable

October 31, 2017 Comments are Disabled

A child’s mind is the ultimate theater for imagination, but you’d never know it watching “Goodbye Christopher Robin.”

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Wayland ’18.5: ‘Beach Rats’ makes the mundane riveting

October 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled

“Beach Rats” is a stirring mood piece and a fine addition to director Eliza Hittman’s burgeoning body of works.

Wayland ’18.5: ‘American Made’ fitting title for peripheral, historical film

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Wayland ’18.5: ‘American Made’ fitting title for peripheral, historical film

October 10, 2017 Comments are Disabled

“American Made” has a story to tell.

Wayland ’18.5: The unpatriotic history of the American Flag

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Wayland ’18.5: The unpatriotic history of the American Flag

October 3, 2017 1 comment

The American flag’s historical current passes through Boston in 1976.

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‘The Trip to Spain’ follows trite format, falls flat

September 19, 2017 Comments are Disabled

“The Trip to Spain” runs exactly like one would expect from the third installment of a comedic culinary travelogue.