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Garret’s Movie Palace: “The Jungle Book”

Garret’s Movie Palace: “The Jungle Book”

If you’ve seen Disney’s iconic animated movie from 1967, you’ll know what the story is here, although this live-action version of the classic tale has a splash of “The Lion King” thrown in for good dramatic measure. It follows Mowgli (Neel Sethi), a young boy who’s lived in the jungle for as long as he

Garret’s Movie Palace: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Die-hard Batman and Superman fans have been respectfully awaiting the much-anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice since the 2013 release of Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel… myself included. As he did with Man of Steel, director Zack Snyder yanks this superhero saga from its comic-book roots and infuses it with thick dollops of existential,

I Know What I’m Doing: Jen Kirkman talks activist entertainers, class inequality, new book

Photo: Robyn Von Swank Don’t listen to Jen Kirkman. She doesn’t know what she’s doing. At least that’s how she sees it. The stand-up comedienne and author, who hails from Needham, didn’t have an epiphany, an “awakening”, about wanting to become a comic, nor did she have influences like many others do. It wasn’t even

Garret’s Movie Palace: Academy Awards 2016

It’s that time of year again when the men break out their penguin suits and the women break out their checkbooks to purchase an over-extravagant dress that they’ll more than likely never wear again. That’s right … it’s Oscar season! Now, there’s a lot of controversy surrounding the lack of diversity in this year’s nominees,

Garret’s Movie Palace: Spotlight

There comes a time in every journalist’s life when they have a sort of epiphany and think they can broaden their horizons by writing on more than one topic. For me, my passion has always been critiquing film and television. But after viewing the movie “Spotlight,” I began to wonder if I could expand my

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