REEL 13 BLOG

STAFF PICK: West Side Story at Highbridge Park

July 8, 2016 | Rachel Olshin

Perhaps the most famous adaption of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story continues to be an energetic and tragic story as it traces the forbidden love between Tony and Maria. The Montagues and the Capulets are transformed into rival teenage gangs: The American-born Caucasians, Jets, and the Puerto-Rican ...

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Staff Pick: Amy Heckerling’s Clueless at Cinema Arts Centre

June 24, 2016 | Rachel Olshin

A modern interpretation of Jane Austen’s Emma for an age group that had probably never heard of the novel, Clueless was the epitome of 90s slang, fashion, and rhythm. Cher and her best friend Dionne, named for “great singers of the past that now do infomercials,” are Beverly Hills rug-rats ...

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ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMMING: Crooklyn, Cosmos, and At Land.

June 17, 2016 | Rachel Olshin, Brittany Stigler

REEL 13 may be taking a break for June pledge, but we haven’t taken our eye off of the great films playing around the city. While you’re waiting for us to return to your home theater on June 25th, here are some films to stave off your cinematic ennui. Sticking ...

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ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMMING: Scarface, Weiner, and Good White People.

June 10, 2016 | Rachel Olshin

REEL 13 may be taking a break for June pledge, but we haven’t taken our eye off of the great films playing around the city. While you’re waiting for us to return to your home theater on June 25th, here are some films to stave off your cinematic ennui. Sticking ...

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Screening Notes: An Evening with Anna Karina at BAMcinématek

May 5, 2016 | Brittany Stigler

“Are you Woody Allen?,” quipped Anna Karina to an audience member who asked her how she felt about being Jean-Luc Godard’s muse. The question came towards the end of a Q&A that followed a screening of A Woman Is a Woman at BAMcinématek on Tuesday as part of Anna in ...

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