April 2011 Archive

IFFBoston 2011 : Color Me Obsessed - A Film about The Replacements

30 April 2011, 9:28 am
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Color Me Obsessed is markedly different from most rock documentaries. No band members are interviewed, and none of their music is heard. Instead, the film is entirely composed of interviews with people affected by The Replacements, some of them famous, many of them less so. The film’s structure is linear and loosely organized around the […]

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IFFBoston 2011 : Being Elmo - A Puppeteer’s Journey

28 April 2011, 5:59 am
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Yet again, I’m going to try to do capsule reviews of all the films I see as part of Independent Film Festival Boston. Here’s the first.
I unabashedly loved Being Elmo, but it’s tough to write about — I don’t know how to convey the sheer joy of it without making it sound treacly. It reminds […]

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