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"Bohemian Rhapsody" creates warped legacy of Freddie Mercury, Queen

"Bohemian Rhapsody" creates warped legacy of Freddie Mercury, Queen

Jason Alpert-Wisnia December 11, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody is a biography film focused on the life of rock band Queen’s frontrunner, Freddie Mercury—played by Rami Malek—and his rise to stardom, journey of self-discovery, and eventual...

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Film Fanatics: Watch and learn with critic Ty Burr

Jason Alpert-Wisnia May 7, 2018

Everyone has a first movie; mine was Shrek. I can remember the small theater in northern Maine, with walls painted full of trees and animals to my left and right. The massive images shouting out at me...

Film Fanatics: The Disaster Artist salvages 'best worst film'

Film Fanatics: The Disaster Artist salvages 'best worst film'

Jason Alpert-Wisnia March 18, 2018

“This is the story I was born to tell,” said James Franco in a Vox interview of his most recent movie, The Disaster Artist. Three years after seeing a midnight screening of The Room — the purported...

Film Fanatics: Failed masterpiece becomes 'cult classic' with The Room

Film Fanatics: Failed masterpiece becomes 'cult classic' with The Room

Jason Alpert-Wisnia March 12, 2018

In December of last year, I attended a midnight screening of what I and many others call the world’s most beloved bad movie: The Room, brought to life by the ironically illustrious Tommy Wiseau. Written,...

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