In Jobs film, Alex Gibney takes hard look at Apple icon

An image of Steve Jobs in Alex Gibney’s “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine.”

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“For me, his story was a good way to reflect on corporate values and a certain generation that came out of the counterculture.”

A scene from “Le cercle rouge.”

Robbery film marathon at Harvard Film Archive

Their “Heist Night” movie marathon starts next Friday at 7 p.m. and ends around 12 hours later.

Boston Open Screen organizers (from left) Adrian Atwood, Adam Van Voorhis, and Phil Healy.

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Open mike for filmmakers

Plenty of comics got their starts at open mike nights, so why not filmmakers? That’s the premise of Boston Open Screen.


The female gaze

Michael Colford, director of library services at the Boston Public Library and president, offers a list of some of his favorite nonfiction films with women filmmakers.

A scene from George Butler’s “Tiger Tiger.”

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‘Deep Web’ documentary explores dark corners of Internet

‘Web’ focuses mostly on the case against Ross Ulbricht, founder of the illicit Silk Road marketplace.

Movie Review

‘Meru’ offers a mountain high

The movie is filmed with such grandeur and intimacy that attempting to figure out how they made the incredible shots almost spoils them.

Movie Review

‘We Are Your Friends’ joins Efron with electronic dance music

The movie is a well-intentioned, formulaic “Saturday Night Fever” knock-off that only occasionally conveys the dance floor’s heady intoxication.

Movie Review

‘Rosenwald’ offers timely lessons in wealth management

As unassuming as its subject, this documentary about the philanthropy of the little known Sears, Roebuck & Co. owner is a lesson in responsibility.

Movie Review

‘Digging for Fire’ depicts new parents doubting it all

Indie whirlwind Joe Swanberg shows hipsters quietly freaking out as they confront compromise, loss of individual freedom, and death.

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Three’s a crowd in ‘Z for Zachariah’

High-mindedness absorbingly clashes with baser impulse and reason grapples with faith in a three-character apocalyptic tale.

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In ‘War Room,’ message gets lost in pulpit pounding

In this marital drama about a put-together wife and mom whose life is secretly a shambles, authenticity comes late in the movie.

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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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// Four-star reviews by the Globe

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