Mark Oppenheimer was surprised to find how the scandal impacted those involved, almost 60 years later.
It’s probably safe to say most professional film critics feel quite comfortable scrutinizing movies in darkened theaters.
But Gerald Peary, a longtime reviewer for the now-defunct Alternative News Weekly, the Boston Phoenix and other national publications, recently made a bold leap to the other side of the camera.
His acting debut is in “Computer Chess”, a quirky new feature by indie filmmaker Andrew Bujalski.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Andrea Shea of WBUR has the story.