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BlackBox Film Festival makes space for Black student filmmakers in the Boston area

The Globe spoke to BlackBox cofounders Lynn Asare-Bediako and Lydia Evans, both BU juniors majoring in film.

Michael J. Fox receives 2023 Elevate Prize Catalyst Award at Clinton Global Initiative

The “Back to the Future” star plans to use the award to further his foundation’s work to find treatments for Parkinson’s disease.

Odie Henderson review | ★★★

Gael García Bernal delivers a knockout performance in ‘Cassandro’

The actor plays real-life luchador Saúl Armendáriz and his wrestling alter-ego in this uplifting tale of an openly gay sports hero.

After seeing 20-plus films in six days, our critic shares some final highlights from this year’s TIFF

"Sly" shows a new side of Sylvester Stallone, "Stamped from the Beginning" adapts Ibram X. Kendi’s book, and Richard Linklater’s "Hit Man" will hit the spot for any neo-noir lover.

Odie Henderson review | ★★★½

‘Scrapper’: A tender tale about a kid with serious mettle

Lola Campbell shines in this crowd-pleaser about a self-sufficient 12-year-old who lives alone in a London flat — until her father comes along.

At this year’s Toronto International Film Festival: A Massachusetts state of mind

‘Dumb Money,’ ‘Finestkind,’ ‘The Holdovers,’ and ‘American Fiction’ all have ties to the Bay State.


Musical numbers, money schemes, and murder: highlights from the Toronto International Film Festival

Megan Thee Stallion rules ‘Dicks: The Musical,’ ‘Dumb Money’ falls short, and ‘Anatomy of a Fall’ puts audience expectations on trial.


‘A Haunting in Venice’ is as much horror movie as whodunit

Kenneth Branagh returns as Agatha Christie’s detective Hercule Poirot in ‘A Haunting in Venice'