AWFJ Movie of the Week, December 21 – 30 : 45 YEARS

Opening Dec. 23, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is 45 Years, British writer/director Andrew Haigh’s follow-up to his critically acclaimed 2011 film Weekend. Like that film, this is also a drama about love and relationships told in an intensely personal way. Its protagonists are long-married couple Geoff (Tom Courtenay) and Kate (Charlotte Rampling) who find their relationship rocked by a revelation from the past on the eve of their 45th anniversary. Read on…

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45 YEARS, STAR WARS 7, SON OF SAUL, SISTERS, and other December 18-30 Openers — Reviews by Jennifer Merin

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay give glowing performances in 45 Years, a drama about managing a marriage through a time

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Ten Noteworthy Female Performances at TIFF 2015 – Pam Grady Reports

With the Toronto International Film Festival, the Oscar season officially opens in North American. Oh, there are other fall festivals

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, October 5-11: THE FORBIDDEN ROOM

Opening October 9, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is The Forbidden Room, artist filmmaker Guy Maddin’s latest experimental work set in the claustrophobic confines of a marooned submarine deep below the ocean’s surface. Read on…

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Digging Deeper into Toronto Festival Films – An Overview by Janice Page

Toronto International Film Festival was overrun with big movies about and by Bostonians. While headlines were grabbed by predictable awards-season

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2015 Films Gave Actresses Vehicles for Greatness — Jennifer Merin comments

Looking back over this past year, 2015 saw a bounty of fabulous women illuminating big screens. Think about it. There

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