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Arts & Entertainment

Fan-Favorite Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Chain Finally Arrives in Boston

If your idea of a perfect movie theater experience is eating a full, scratch-made meal and drinking craft beer or a cocktail at your very […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Independent Film Festival Boston Turns 20

Independent Film Festival Boston April 26 through May 3 This year, the Independent Film Festival Boston rings in its 20th anniversary of bringing the world […]

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Where to Watch the 2023 Oscar Films in Greater Boston (and at Home)

The 95th Academy Awards is upon us. Whether you’ve been following along or not, care deeply about the winners or not a whit, the annual […]

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Group Chat: The Staff of Boston Magazine Watches Hocus Pocus 2

Like everyone else, the staff of Boston magazine was excited to hear about the new Hocus Pocus sequel. Many of us had grown up with […]

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The Seaport Will Have a Luxe Movie Theater After All

There’s a new light at the end of the tunnel for those of us who like to relax and put our feet up during a […]

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Movie Theaters Are Reopening in Boston. Here’s What You Need to Know

Movie nights on the couch no longer cutting it? Has the novelty of watching big Hollywood releases on the small screen—as many of the big […]

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Coolidge Corner Theatre Named One of the World’s Most Beautiful Cinemas

It’s no secret around here that the Coolidge Corner Theatre is worthy of praise. The Brookline institution, with its towering, neon-lit marquee has always been […]

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Learn about One of the Year’s Best Films at a Q&A with the Filmmakers

The Outpost was one of the first (and ultimately one of the only) movies released in theaters this year, chronicling the true story of 53 […]

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The Interview: Kingston Resident and Oscar Winner Chris Cooper

When you think of the area’s most famous movie stars, Chris Cooper probably isn’t the first name that leaps to mind. But over the past […]

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Marty Walsh Is Proclaiming a “Little Women Day” in Boston

Little Women fans, assemble: Mayor Marty Walsh has announced that he will officially proclaim December 18, 2019 as “Little Women Day” in Boston, and I’m pretty sure […]

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ArcLight Cinemas Has Officially Opened with Craft Beer, Plush Seating, and “Silent Popcorn”

This holiday vacation, you could plop down on your couch, scrounge up some Turkey Day leftovers, and queue up Frozen on Disney Plus—or you could settle […]

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Calling All Hocus Pocus Fans: A Sequel Is on the Way

Attention lovers of Salem, Halloween, talking black cats, and Bette Midler yodeling “boooook”: Rumor has it there will soon be a Hocus Pocus 2. According to […]

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Salem Horror Fest Changes Venues after Dispute over Political Commentary

Update, 10/11/19 1 p.m.: This story has been updated to add context and comment from Essex Heritage officials. Having to relocate a film festival months in the […]

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Here’s How a Salem Film Festival Is Tackling the Political Horror Show of the Trump Era

As the witching hour approached on November 8, 2016, Kevin Lynch watched the presidential election results through his fingers, scared to look at the TV. […]

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The Little Women Trailer Is Here

Tie on on your straw hat, fall in love with your next door neighbor, and burn your sister’s manuscript—the Little Women trailer is officially here, and it’s 2 minutes […]