★ ★ ★ ½ from The Boston Globe's Ty Burr. Read the full review here. 

   ½ from The Boston Globe's Ty Burr. Read the full review here. 

I’m genuinely wowed by Simien’s ability to juggle big ideas while not losing sight of his characters, by his gorgeously assured filmmaking, by the little pirouettes of dead-on observation that dance between the film’s broader strokes. Dear White People and its director are the real deal.
— Bilge Ebiri, New York Magazine

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... there’s a scene in which [Bill] Nighy and [Imelda] Staunton sit side by side, buttering bread and engaging in a mildly life-altering conversation, that is so beautifully underplayed — so attendant to the ways people can say a great deal in very few words — that the camera just sticks around to watch them, marveling, long after the scene has ended. It doesn’t want to leave these two, and neither do we.
— Ty Burr, The Boston Globe
My initial reaction to “Aftermath” was to question how such an incendiary film could be made, let alone screened, in Poland. The answer is simple: it set off a firestorm of protest and led to death threats for the filmmaker and his leading actor. This speaks to the extraordinary power of cinematic storytelling. A “fictional” movie can often touch raw nerves in a way a documentary can’t; it’s the reason “Aftermath” is worth seeking out.
— Leonard Maltin
The West Newton Cinema was built in 1937 and has been independently owned and operated since 1978. We are proud to show a diverse selection of high-quality films on our six screens, and to serve freshly popped popcorn with real butter.

The West Newton Cinema was built in 1937 and has been independently owned and operated since 1978. We are proud to show a diverse selection of high-quality films on our six screens, and to serve freshly popped popcorn with real butter.