Daily Archives: August 19, 2014

Indie Summer? Independent, foreign films and documentaries made tiny marks this summer

I guess it was looking over the box office take of “Boyhood,” the most acclaimed film of the summer and certainly independent cinema’s darling of the year, that prompted this perusal of the box office tallies of the offbeat. Summer … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “May in the Summer”

The religious and cultural fault lines of the Middle East get thoroughly blurred in “May in the Summer,” the second feature film from the Palestinian-American actress-writer-director Cherian Dabis (“Amreeka”). The setting and various religious rifts are unfamiliar, if the domestic/romantic … Continue reading

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