Leem Lubany stars as Salima and Bill Murray as Richie Lanz in “Rock the Kasbah.” PHOTO COURTESY OPEN ROAD FILMS

REVIEW: “Rock the Kasbah” turns off music, turns on stereotypes

Bill Murray stars as the lead character, Richie Lanz, in Barry Levinson’s film “Rock the Kasbah,” […]

by · October 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Film & TV, Muse
Carey Mulligan stars as Maud Watts in director Sarah Gavron’s "Suffragette." PHOTO COURTESY OF FOCUS FEATURES

PREVIEW: “Suffragette” brings powerful equality movement to silver screen

An icy cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide” scores the theatrical trailer for “Suffragette,” the new film […]

by · October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Film & TV, Muse
Idris Elba and Abraham Attah in the Netflix original film "Beasts of No Nation." PHOTO COURTESY NETFLIX

REVIEW: “Beasts of No Nation” showcases emotions rather than politics

What stands out the most about Cary Fukunaga’s film “Beasts of No Nation” is its staunch […]

by · October 19, 2015 · 3 comments · Features, Muse
The Cambridge GLBT Commission held a screening of the documentary "The Year We Thought About Love" at the Cambridge Main Library Auditorium Thursday. PHOTO COURTESY CAMBRIDGE GLBT COMMISSION

LGBT documentary sheds light on youth identity struggles

The documentary “The Year We Thought About Love” navigates a year in the life of one […]

by · October 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Michael Fassbender stars as Steve Jobs in Universal Studios' "Steve Jobs." PHOTO COURTESY IMAGE.NET

REVIEW: “Steve Jobs” launches discussion of flawed innovators and exceptional creations

Steve Jobs was a minimalist. Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, on the other hand, is quite the opposite. […]

by · October 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Film & TV, Muse
Jack Black stars in Columbia Pictures' "Goosebumps." PHOTO COURTESY ELECTRONIC PRESS KIT

REVIEW: “Goosebumps” revitalizes book series in nostalgically cheesy manner

With the same witty humor and creatively creepy monsters from R.L. Stine’s successful preteen horror fiction […]

by · October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
"Leap Before You Look," an exhibit featuring the legacy of Black Mountain College, opened at the Institute of Contemporary Art on Saturday. PHOTO COURTESY BRANDON BAUNACH/FLICKR

ICA pays homage to radically influential Black Mountain College

In the early 1930s, educator John Rice founded a small, experimental liberal arts college near Asheville, […]

by · October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Mia Wasikowska stars as Edith Cushing in Legendary Pictures' "Crimson Peak." PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSAL STUDIOS

REVIEW: Mystery mounts to no avail in “Crimson Peak”

Director Guillermo del Toro has had some bad luck in terms of his upcoming projects. A […]

by · October 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
“Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead,” is a documentary about the renowned magazine National Lampoon. PHOTO COURTESY MAGNOLIA PICTURES

INTERVIEW: Director Douglas Tirola on where National Lampoon went right

Say what you want about National Lampoon. At least it was honest with itself. Spun off […]

by · October 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
A new exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts featuring paintings about class distinctions will open Oct. 11. PHOTO COURTESY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS

REVIEW: MFA “Class Distinctions” exhibit immortalizes 17th century Dutch society

Quill in hand, a woman turns away from her desk and placidly gazes at a viewer […]

by · October 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse