Topic: Film

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This time around, ‘Eleanor Rigby’ fights the loneliness

October 7, 2014 0 comments

The comfortable silence draping the couple is interrupted by the end of the meal. The woman takes off her heels.

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‘Frank’ out-enchants ‘Magic’

September 5, 2014 1 comment

Despite its title, “Magic in the Moonlight,” Woody Allen’s latest film, fails to suspend our disbelief or cast any real enchantment.

In Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Ralph Fiennes plays the dapper concierge M. Gustave.

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‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ leaves no vacancies

April 1, 2014 1 comment

Anderson repeatedly reminds audiences that they enter the theater completely on his terms.

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BMP to host biannual premiere

December 6, 2013 0 comments

The featured student films include ‘Marvin,’ ‘Parlor,’ ‘Two Bikers,’ ‘Dream Girl’ and ‘Abimor.’

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‘12 Years’ examines historical brutalities

November 11, 2013 2 comments

The film, playing this week at the Avon, follows the kidnapping of a black man in 1841.

“The Other Half of Tomorrow” explores issues in Pakistan, including maternal health, women’s education and how to achieve a safer Pakistan.

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Q&A: Pakistani director unravels creative process

November 5, 2013 0 comments

Sadia Shepard described her documentary about women striving for female empowerment in Pakistan.

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One-man show ‘All is Lost’ takes the Avon

October 28, 2013 1 comment

The film features Oscar winner Robert Redford, who battles for survival against the elements.

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Film Review: Despite some missteps, just sweet ‘Enough’

October 7, 2013 1 comment

Gandolfini and Louis-Dreyfus confront the uncertainties of adult life in the Avon’s current pick.

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Screening marks coup’s anniversary

October 4, 2013 0 comments

History has shown propaganda to be a powerful force — for one country, it even helped to bring down a dictator. This power was explored in a screening of the film “NO” at Avon Cinema Thursday night, in honor of this year’s 40th anniversary of the military coup that took […]

Alum’s film reconsiders politics of identity in North Korea

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Alum’s film reconsiders politics of identity in North Korea

September 6, 2013 0 comments

“Juche Strong,” directed by Rob Montz ’05, examines propaganda and ideology in the Kim regime.