‘Bully’: A must-see for teens, now at PG-13
- “Bully” may be better experienced as a family night out. There will be plenty to talk about afterwards.
Experiencing Leonardo from cinema seating
- In an experiment that may have huge implications for the global art audience, “Leonardo Live” brings a rare exhibition at London’s National Gallery to area movie theaters - from Fenway to Patriot Place.
Foodie memoir ‘Toast’ is just a little overdone
- With some movies, it’s easy to point to the one element that throws the whole thing out of whack. In “Toast,” that would be the music - a glutinously sensitive wash of piano and strings, composed by Ruth Barrett, that gets smeared over entire scenes like high-fructose jam.
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Black Power’ speaks the truth
- One reason people object to “The Help” is because of movies like “Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975,” a documentary that comprises footage from Swedish television journalists covering black Americans during the end of the civil rights era and the Vietnam War.
At the MFA, glimpses of ‘The Clock’
- For 24 hours, starting last Friday at 4 p.m., the Museum of Fine Arts screened Christian Marclay’s “The Clock,” a video made up of thousands of clips from the history of cinema and TV, each clip containing an indication - by timepiece or verbal reference - of the real time as the screening takes place. At the opening, Globe writers, in shifts, joined museum-goers. Here’s what we saw. - SEBASTIAN SMEE
Her life just became a three-ring circus
- With major buzz and a movie deal, Erin Morgenstern’s debut fantasy novel has already cast a spell.
The cast and crew of the local lacrosse movie “Crooked Arrows” were in Danvers on Saturday to shoot a huge game scene at St. John’s Prep. Extras, who piled into the stands to play lax fans, watched as stars Brandon Routh, Chelsea Ricketts, Crystal Allen, and Gil Birmingham shot the scene with dozens of real-life lacrosse players from the area.
MOVIE REVIEW: In ‘Green Lantern,’ electric power is off
- Green, we’re told at some point in “Green Lantern,” is the color of will. Based on the movie surrounding that line, it’s also the color of won’t. Won’t make sense. Won’t satisfy a soul. Possibly won’t make a dime. Green also happens to be the color associated with toxicity. It’s the color of weeds, certain scatological mishaps, antifreeze, and slime.