Celebrate: This Saturday is the Boston Book Festival, a yearly free event celebrating the newest in the publishing world. The event will be taking place from 10 in the morning until 10 at night and features special guests like Joyce Carol Oates, Bill Bryson, Dennis Lehane and more.
RED – Based on the cult D.C. Comics graphic novels by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner, RED is an action-comedy starring Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich and Helen Mirren. Frank (Bruce Willis), Joe (Morgan Freeman), Marvin (John Malkovich) and Victoria (Helen Mirren) used to be the CIA’s top agents – but the secrets they know just made them the Agency’s top targets. Now framed for assassination, they must use all of their collective cunning, experience and teamwork to stay one step ahead of their deadly pursuers and stay alive.
Hereafter – A supernatural thriller centered on three people — a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy — who are touched by death in different ways. Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Matt Damon.
Samson and Delilah – Samson and Delilah’s world is small- an isolated community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Lost, unwanted and alone the discover that life isn’t always fair, but love never judges.
Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen – The 12th-century Benedictine nun Hildegard von Bingen was a Christian mystic, composer, philosopher, playwright, poet, naturalist, scientist, physician, herbalist and ecological activist. In Vision, Margarethe von Trotta reunites with actress Barbara Sukowa, who portrays von Bingen’s fierce determination to expand the responsibilities of women within the order, even as she fends off outrage from some in the Church over the visions she claims to receive from God.
Late, Late at Night by Rick Springfield – In a searingly candid memoir which he authored himself, Grammy Award-winning Rick Springfield pulls back the curtain on his image as a bright, shiny, happy performer to share the startling story of his rise and fall and rise in music, film, and television and his lifelong battle with depression.
Is It Just Me?: Or is it nuts out there? by Whoopi Goldberg – Have you noticed that things aren’t as civil as they once were? Or that rudeness is no longer an exception but a lifestyle? Well, Whoopi Goldberg has noticed all this and more and asked herself, “Is it just me?” Unleashing her trademark irreverence and humor, her new book of observations takes a funny and excruciatingly honest look at how a loss of civility is messing with the quality of life for all of us.
Oh No She Didn’t: The Top 100 Style Mistakes Women Make and How to Avoid Them by Clinton Kelly – With the fashion atrocities Clinton Kelly has seen—it’s a surprise he hasn’t gouged out his own eyes. Mom jeans? Fancy fingernails? Tracksuits? In the same straight-talking style that has made TLC’s What Not to Wear a hit for eight seasons, Kelly shows women how to outfit themselves with confidence and style as he pokes fun at fashion “don’ts.” He turns his style eye to wardrobe, color, cut, cleanliness, hairstyle, accessories, and even posture, presenting easy alternatives and practical suggestions.