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Topic: At the Avon

‘Menashe’ explores conflict between convention, individuality

Arts & Culture

‘Menashe’ explores conflict between convention, individuality

September 5, 2017 1 comment

Despite the influx of students coming to campus for the start of fall semester, not many went to check out “Menashe,” a movie currently showing at the Avon.

Maggie Smith captivates as ‘Lady in the Van’

Arts & Culture

Maggie Smith captivates as ‘Lady in the Van’

February 16, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Maggie Smith has built her career playing characters with a defining air of dignity and nobility.

Bruce Dern leads the cast of "Nebraska" as Woody Grant, a man who convinces his son to drive him to Lincoln, NE to pick up a sweepstakes prize.

Arts & Culture

On an unlikely road trip, a dose of lyricism

February 7, 2014 Comments are Disabled

“Nebraska” demonstrates director Alexander Payne’s familiarity with small-town America.

Arts & Culture

‘Llewyn Davis’ plays for and reaches artistic immediacy

January 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled

It’s quirky, dry, repetitive, dark and mysterious. This is why, more than a month after its release, “Inside Llewyn Davis” is still fresh.

Arts & Culture

‘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.

Arts & Culture

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.

Arts & Culture

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.