Topic: Film

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Film screening details attacks on hospitals as part of humanitarian crisis

April 10, 2018 0 comments

“The New Barbarianism” opens with panning shots of shelled rubble, all that remains of the once-thriving city of Aleppo, Syria.

John Krasinski’s ’01 ‘A Quiet Place’ makes little noise

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John Krasinski’s ’01 ‘A Quiet Place’ makes little noise

April 10, 2018 0 comments

In the first scene of “A Quiet Place,” the new film from actor and director John Krasinski ’01, a family tiptoes around an abandoned general store to gather a few necessities.

“Qyrq Qyz” brought together nine musicians who performed the musical compositions of Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky as Saodat Ismailova’s film projected behind them.

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Performance piece ‘Qyrz Qyz’ reimagines Central Asian epic tale

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Throughout last Wednesday night’s multimedia performance at the Rhode Island School of Design Auditorium entitled “Qyrq Qyz,” the composition of the stage shifted: The only set piece, a black mountain of fabric, was deconstructed and the performers rearranged positions and formations to the beat of the music.

Student-produced short presented at film festival

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Student-produced short presented at film festival

February 28, 2018 0 comments

“Toymaker,” a seven-minute animated short developed by Senior Lecturer in Computer Science Barbara Meier ’83 MS’87 and her students was accepted to the Athens Animfest 2018 film festival Feb. 16.

“Anybody in There,” produced by Brown Motions Pictures, was shown at the Quincy, Massachusetts independent film festival “Stories by the River.” The film depicts adolescent struggles with drug addiction.

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Five must-watch 2017 films ignored by Academy

February 27, 2018 0 comments

The Oscars are coming up this weekend and, as tradition dictates, many of the year’s best films will not be represented. But just because the Oscars are missing out does not mean you have to.

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ misses mark for fans of novel

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‘Murder on the Orient Express’ misses mark for fans of novel

November 26, 2017 0 comments

Deceptive simplicity defines most Agatha Christie novels.

‘Lady Bird’ soars, capturing life’s silly and strange glory

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‘Lady Bird’ soars, capturing life’s silly and strange glory

November 26, 2017 0 comments

Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson loves her mother. But she doesn’t like her mother.

Wayland ’18.5: ‘American Made’ fitting title for peripheral, historical film

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Wayland ’18.5: ‘American Made’ fitting title for peripheral, historical film

October 10, 2017 0 comments

“American Made” has a story to tell.

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Lengthy ‘Blade Runner 2049’ fails to live up to prestigious original

October 10, 2017 0 comments

“Blade Runner 2049” is, first and foremost, a cash grab.

‘Columbus’ finds beauty in simplicity, duality

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‘Columbus’ finds beauty in simplicity, duality

October 3, 2017 0 comments

Kogonada’s directorial debut in the 2017 film “Columbus” serves as the pioneer of a new genre of beautifully-made, self-aware and quiet films.