Fassbender, Maclean find common ground in ‘Slow West’

Michael Fassbender

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“Slow West” opens in Boston on May 29, starring Michael Fassbender and Kodi Smit-McPhee, and directed by Jon Maclean.

Carl Boenish (top right) and his wife, Jean, during a BASE jump in the film by Marah Strauch.

Doc Talk | Peter Keough

Leap of Faith

Marah Strauch’s documentary “Sunshine Superman” is about Carl Boenish, who helped found the BASE jumping movement.

Documania

Gerry Peary’s love of docs began at MIT

Gerald Peary, director of “Archie’s Betty,” traces his love of documentary movies to the ’70s, when he encountered work by students of Richard Leacock and Ed Pincus.

Garment factory workers in China.

doc talk

Films about fashion and war, a new prize, spoofs

“The True Cost,” a new documentary looks at the underside of fashion.

Movie Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/28/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/walrath_tvspot_01.29.15_Shot2_R.jpg Surprises in store in ‘Tomorrowland’

“Tomorrowland” soars with moments of visual wonder only to face-plant over issues of motivation, revelation, and plot.

Movie review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/22/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/poltergeist-3962.jpg ‘Poltergeist’ remake missing creep factor

The chill factor is just too limited for a story that was told so masterfully the first time.

Movie Review

‘Black Souls’ is a different sort of gangster movie

Francesco Munzi’s “Black Souls” turns the gangster movie upside down.

Movie Review

Blythe Danner stars in ‘I’ll See You in My Dreams’

“I’ll See You in My Dreams” grants its characters individuality in ways that are almost wholly free of cliché.

Movie Review

‘Saint Laurent’ is a designer’s dream

‘Saint Laurent’ relives the life and art of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.

Movie Review

‘Winter Sleep’ the latest masterpiece from Nuri Bilge Ceylan

“Winter Sleep” is unusually chatty and keenly claustrophobic, perhaps because it’s based on Anton Chekhov’s short story “The Wife.”

Movie Review

In ‘Good Kill,’ drone warfare comes close to home

“Good Kill” is by necessity a grim piece of work, one that fields a powerful and unexpectedly terse performance from Ethan Hawke.

summer arts preview

The best of upcoming arts events

Critics suggest where you should go, what you should see, who you should hear, and what you should be reading this summer.

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Cycling on celluloid, environmental action

A festival of films about traveling by bicycle? In Arlington? Sure.

‘Re-Animator,’ the godfather of giddy gore, at 30

Let’s journey back to the pre-CGI days when makeup-effects artists were getting their hands messy discovering ways to gross out horror fans.

summer movieS preview

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/01/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/mi5-c290c[1].jpg Summer movie forecast: lots of heroes

As always, the comic book blockbusters are coming out to play. But the heroes this summer come in all shapes, sizes, and flavors.

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summer arts preview

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Sandcastle%20fin2_150-3748.jpg The best of upcoming arts events

Critics suggest where you should go, what you should see, who you should hear, and what you should be reading this summer.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/webCITIZENFOUR--90x90.jpg Four-star reviews by the Globe

Films given four-star reviews by Globe critics Ty Burr and Janice Page and the former Globe critic Wesley Morris since 2012.