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  • Review: Frozen II (2019) dir. Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee

    Review: Frozen II (2019) dir. Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee

    After six years, Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Kristoff are back for another icy musical adventure in Frozen II. You may be asking,... The post Review: Frozen II (2019) dir. Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee...

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  • XEN CHRON – Some Tracks, Vol. 1

    XEN CHRON – Some Tracks, Vol. 1

    There is a town near Boston, nearly part of Boston, but in many ways existing as its own nether region. A minus... The post XEN CHRON – Some Tracks, Vol. 1 appeared first on BOSTON HASSLE.

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  • No Fracking Wey: 5 Questions with Lisa who is in the midst of the NO COMPRESSOR battle on the South Shore

    No Fracking Wey: 5 Questions with Lisa who is in the midst of the NO COMPRESSOR battle on the South Shore

    Dan Shea: The Weymouth compressor station issue is coming to a head today as the state is set to issue a ruling... The post No Fracking Wey: 5 Questions with Lisa who is in the midst of the NO...

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  • Rebecca (1940) dir. Alfred Hitchcock

    Rebecca (1940) dir. Alfred Hitchcock

    Rebecca was Alfred Hitchcock’s first crack at a Daphne du Maurier adaptation, and his first American film. (He would continue adapting her... The post Rebecca (1940) dir. Alfred Hitchcock appeared...

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  • Okey Dokey & Paper Citizen at Cafe 939

    Okey Dokey & Paper Citizen at Cafe 939

    East Nashville band Okey Dokey recently hit up the east coast on a mini-tour this past October one of the tour stops... The post Okey Dokey & Paper Citizen at Cafe 939 appeared first on BOSTON HASSLE.

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  • Gremlins (1984) dir. Joe Dante

    Gremlins (1984) dir. Joe Dante

    Gremlins spins the story of Billy Petlzer, the son of a struggling inventor, who receives a mysterious Christmas gift from his father. The... The post Gremlins (1984) dir. Joe Dante appeared first...

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  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) dir. Steven Spielberg

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) dir. Steven Spielberg

      E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a cinematic landmark⁠—in my childhood, I mean. In the film world, too, I guess… but to me,... The post E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) dir. Steven Spielberg...

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  • REVIEW: Frankie (2019) dir. Ira Sachs

    REVIEW: Frankie (2019) dir. Ira Sachs

    Though Frankie takes place in a stunning seaside town in Portugal, the most beautiful shot is just that of Isabelle Huppert and... The post REVIEW: Frankie (2019) dir. Ira Sachs appeared first on...

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  • REVIEW: Last Christmas (2019) dir. Paul Feig

    REVIEW: Last Christmas (2019) dir. Paul Feig

    I won’t spoil the film in this review, but if you’ve thought about the trailer and the film’s title for more than... The post REVIEW: Last Christmas (2019) dir. Paul Feig appeared first on BOSTON...

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  • REVIEW: Doctor Sleep (2019) dir. Mike Flanagan

    REVIEW: Doctor Sleep (2019) dir. Mike Flanagan

    As a horror fan, I’m always a little sheepish to admit my lack of familiarity with Stephen King. Actually, that’s not quite... The post REVIEW: Doctor Sleep (2019) dir. Mike Flanagan appeared...

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  • Åyusp- Åyusp

    Åyusp- Åyusp

    Åyusp’s debut album, entitled Åyusp, is a breathtaking electronic journey through space and time. Synthesizers pulse and flow, carrying you smoothly towards... The post Åyusp- Åyusp appeared first...

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  • A few questions w/ Sakiko Mori about and around – BACH TO THE FUTURE VII –

    A few questions w/ Sakiko Mori about and around – BACH TO THE FUTURE VII –

    BACH TO THE FUTURE VII the all night BACH-A-THON @ Brown University’s Manning Hall is happening ONCE MORE on Friday night/ early... The post A few questions w/ Sakiko Mori about and around – BACH...

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  • INTERVIEW: ‘FRANKIE’ Director Ira Sachs

    INTERVIEW: ‘FRANKIE’ Director Ira Sachs

      I spoke with Ira Sachs this week about his new film Frankie, starring Isabelle Huppert. We discussed the film’s Portugal setting, audience... The post INTERVIEW: ‘FRANKIE’ Director Ira Sachs...

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  • Five Questions w/ Fen

    Five Questions w/ Fen

    I’ve seen Fen perform around town with Violet Nox and Pregnancy Mask (solo) and each time, in different ways, I was amazed... The post Five Questions w/ Fen appeared first on BOSTON HASSLE.

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  • Videodrome (1983) dir. David Cronenberg

    Videodrome (1983) dir. David Cronenberg

    Videodrome unfurls the tale of Max Renn (James Woods), the president of a television channel that is known for being trashy, plagued with... The post Videodrome (1983) dir. David Cronenberg...

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  • 8 Binge-Worthy Amazon Prime Picks

    8 Binge-Worthy Amazon Prime Picks

    If you’re like me, you’re probably detoxing after eating approximately one pound of candy corn last week. If you’re not a candy... The post 8 Binge-Worthy Amazon Prime Picks appeared first on...

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  • Diva Karr – Healing

    Diva Karr – Healing

    Healing is what happens when you cross a powerviolence set with a noise set- grinding harmony at one hundred and forty beats... The post Diva Karr – Healing appeared first on BOSTON HASSLE.

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  • Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971) dir. Yoshimitsu Banno

    Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971) dir. Yoshimitsu Banno

    Earlier this week, the Criterion Collection unleashed their 1000th numerical release, and it’s a mic drop of physical media: an eye-popping box... The post Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971) dir....

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  • Interview: Genie Santiago

    Interview: Genie Santiago

    Spooky season is over, but the vibes live on for a full-time witch like Genie Santiago. Genie Santiago is a Boston-based musician,... The post Interview: Genie Santiago appeared first on BOSTON...

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  • REVIEW: Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) dir. Tim Miller

    REVIEW: Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) dir. Tim Miller

    The fact that this film exists at all is depressing, but at least it’s not a disaster. Terminator 2: Judgment Day provided... The post REVIEW: Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) dir. Tim Miller appeared...

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