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Exile to Lonesome Lake Hut

Would a solitary winter in the New Hampshire wilderness clear my head, or destroy my sanity? I couldn’t wait to find out.
By: MILES HOWARD  |  November 09, 2012


Review: The Matchmaker

Cultural limits
Arik (Tuval Shafir), a restless Israeli teenager, struggles against the cultural limits of Haifa in 1968 — it's a provincial prism untouched by rock music or the sexual revolution.
By: MILES HOWARD  |  June 19, 2012


Review: Portrait of Wally

Institutionalized extortion
Somewhere in the slog of Andrew Shea's Portrait of Wally is a devastating story of institutionalized extortion and its victims.
By: MILES HOWARD  |  June 19, 2012

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Review: Chimpanzee

Disney-distributed documentary
Following in the footsteps of African Cats , this Disney-distributed documentary combines breathtaking wildlife footage with silly, self-conscious voiceover narration aimed at preschoolers.
By: MILES HOWARD  |  April 24, 2012


Review: Anita

The aftermath of a 1994 anti-Semitic terrorist bombing in Buenos Aires
The young protagonist of Anita may grapple with Down syndrome, but Argentine director Marcos Carnevale wisely avoids advocacy melodrama territory.
By: MILES HOWARD  |  April 20, 2012

LosingControl film review

Review: Losing Control

Valerie Weiss's locally made film
Bostonians have celebrated the city's rebirth as a shooting location for filmmakers. Had they endured Valerie Weiss's locally made Losing Control , I suspect most would welcome another molasses disaster.
By: MILES HOWARD  |  April 04, 2012


Review: The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye

Marie Losier's first feature
An awkwardly hybridized love story and concert doc, Marie Losier's first feature gives us not one but two narratives on industrial music daemon Genesis P-Orridge.
By: MILES HOWARD  |  March 20, 2012
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