Eli Fine
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Eli lives in Boston and spends most of his free time in Boston-area movie theaters. His favorite movie of 2017 thus far is a French indie about cannibal sisters in veterinary school ("Raw"). Extrapolate from that what you will about his taste.

The Layover: Movie Review

I don’t buy into the philosophy that only women should make movies about women or women’s issues, or that only members of a given minority group should be allowed to make movies about that same minori…

Movie Review: Patti Cake$

Boy do I love this movie. Patti Cake$ is an optimistic Fish Tank, a hopeful Whiplash, a Jersey girl Once, a less rapey Saturday Night Fever. It’s joyous and hilarious and wildly depressing. And you sh…

Movie Review: Menashe

Menashe is a movie that by all rights should not exist. Sitting in the theater, watching this film for the first time, I was preoccupied throughout with the question of how the hell this movie came in…

Movie Review: Columbus

It’s imperative that we establish a basic truth right off the bat. Maybe this is common knowledge and I’ve been living under a rock. It’s possible. I prefer to believe, however, that like me, most peo…