Topic: Review

Students rehearse for the five student-run plays that were showcased during Production Workshop’s ‘3C2C’ on Friday night.

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Five short plays in ‘3C2C’ explore range of human thought

October 26, 2015 1 comment

Going in every direction all at once while somehow maintaining a thread of logic, “3C2C” explored the range of human thought in just over an hour.

Cable Car Cinema’s latest film, “Black Panthers,” tells the history of the revolutionary movement through fragmented memories of its members.

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‘Black Panthers’ synthesizes narratives of nostalgia, fervence

October 7, 2015 0 comments

Many viewers of “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” may be hard-pressed to decide if its contents are more shocking or familiar.

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Austrian thriller film will have you crying for ‘Mommy’

September 30, 2015 0 comments

The film delivers a horrifyingly engaging plot, taking the audience on a ride full of sympathy and fear, pity and disillusionment.

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‘The Intern’ offers comedic look into complicated friendship

September 23, 2015 0 comments

With its depiction of growing up and getting old, the film leaves the audience, at the very least, with a renewed appreciation for their elders.

“Phoenix” tells the story of a Holocaust survivor who recieves reconstructive surgery to repair a gunshot wound on her face.

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‘Phoenix’ details rebirth amid rubble of postwar Germany

September 15, 2015 0 comments

Christian Petzold’s German thriller “Phoenix,” which ended its run at the Avon Cinema last week, plays extensively with its namesake’s symbolism.

‘Slow West’ reimagines Western genre

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‘Slow West’ reimagines Western genre

April 22, 2015 0 comments

The artfully absurdist reformulation of Western film cliches is sure to confound anyone who expects a typical Western from “Slow West.”

‘End of the Tour’ starts off Ivy Film Festival

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‘End of the Tour’ starts off Ivy Film Festival

April 10, 2015 0 comments

A dramatic subversion of the usual road trip comedy, the film follows a journalist tasked with profiling author David Foster Wallace.

“Sisterhood of Night” was screened prior to a question-and-answer session Wednesday as part of the Ivy Film Festival.

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Witch trial-inspired film enchants IFF audiences

April 10, 2015 0 comments

Exploring relationships between paranoia, exclusion and the perilous terrain of adolescent friendship, “The Sisterhood of Night” kept audiences in suspense.

‘Comedy Tonight’: Musical transports crowds to Rome

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‘Comedy Tonight’: Musical transports crowds to Rome

April 10, 2015 1 comment

Light, punny and packed with satire, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” is sure to send audience members home chuckling.

The members of Modest Mouse, coming off of their certified Gold 2007 album “We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank,” felt pressure to make their latest work “Strangers to Ourselves” perfect, according to the band.

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Modest Mouse’s new album: From nostalgic to novel

April 3, 2015 1 comment

“Strangers to Ourselves” brings a throwback palette of angsty ’90s instrumentation mixed with newer electronic, studio tweaks.