December 14, 2018

Missed Madison: GRADUATION Coming Soon (?)

January 26, 2017 James Kreul

James Kreul discusses the latest film from Cristian Mungiu, Graduation, which like the filmmaker’s previous work (4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days) provides a uniquely Romanian look at the overlap between the personal and political. […]

Review: DEAR ZINDAGI at AMC Fitchburg thru Thu Dec 15

November 26, 2016 James Kreul

James Kreul argues that Dear Zindagi is the most broadly appealing Bollywood film to play Madison in 2016, despite its use of bland music montages instead of dance sequences. After a year of particularly shallow female characters, writer/director Gauri Shinde and star Alia Bhatt play with Bollywood conventions about romance, family, sexuality, and gender roles to deliver an intriguing character study of a young professional woman. […]

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