Topic: Avon

Chloë Sevigny plays Lizzie Borden in Craig Macneill’s new take on the 19th-century Massachusetts murders. Sevigny acts beside Kristen Stewart in her role as Bridget, the Borden family’s Irish maid.

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‘Lizzie’ hacks away at patriarchy

September 26, 2018 0 comments

From the very beginning of Craig Macneill’s film “Lizzie,” viewers are right behind the fierce female protagonist, played by Chloë Sevigny.

‘Call Me By Your Name’ has been showing at Avon Cinema on Thayer Street since Jan. 26 and will play until Feb. 1. While aesthetically pleasing, the film fell short in other respects.

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‘Call Me By Your Name’ artistic, lacks depth

January 29, 2018 1 comment

“Call Me By Your Name,” which was adapted from a 2007 novel, directed by Italian director Luca Guadagnino, promises to pander to audiences with its premise of a gay love story, a theme that has yet to be fully developed in American cinema. But in reality, only the mesmerizing aesthetics […]

“Wonderstruck,” adapted from its namesake novel, contains two parallel stories in difference decades. The film cuts back and forth between each story, both of which follow children running away from home.

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‘Wonderstruck’ struggles to fully inspire wonder with uneven narrative

November 13, 2017 0 comments

Todd Haynes’ “Wonderstruck” is a film of sounds and images, where feelings and ideas reverberate from color and light, smiles and glances, music and art.

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

October 31, 2017 0 comments

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

Jeff Bauman — a survivor in the Boston Marathon bombing — is the focus of “Stronger,” a film about the challenges of trauma that envelop his recovery after losing both of his legs in the bombing.

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‘Stronger’ explores complex realities of heroism, recovery

September 26, 2017 0 comments

The word “hero” gets tossed around a lot these days.

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‘Here, There and Everywhere’ explores uncharted slopes

November 9, 2016 0 comments

“Here, There and Everywhere,” the 67th installment of Warren Miller Entertainment’s annual ski series, opened last Wednesday night.