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Bond proves to be still sharp in new Skyfall

Vassili Stroganov
November 29, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

The critics have been tough on the James Bond films in recent years and it seems like the franchise was going to go up in smoke. The once so powerful and invincible James Bond character suddenly became less interesting to watch. The star of the series that inspired more sequels than any other film in ...

RZA talks influence in directorial debut ‘Iron Fists’

RZA talks influence in directorial debut ‘Iron Fists’

Ethan M. Long
November 7, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

Robert Fitzgerald Diggs is the head on top of the Voltron that is Wu-Tang Clan, he has delved into Hollywood before, but countless projects later, Bobby Digital has finally taken the helm of his own film, The Man With The Iron Fists, released last week. He wrote, directed, and starred in the film, wh...

Paranormal Activity or Dissapointing Activity

Vassili Stroganov
November 7, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

Seeing that the Halloween season has come and gone, a horror film review is the perfect way to say farewell to the October season. A lot of things have been said about the Paranormal Activity movie series and viewers tend to either love or hate them. yet the critics have to admit that Paranormal Activity...

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ lives up to Oscar-bound Hype

October 24, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

Ally Johnson  Journal Staff As a movie goer, it’s never good to hear “Oscar buzz” in regards to a film you’re about to see. Those two words ultimately build an instantaneous expectation. Despite the fact that in recent years Oscar contenders have had as many naysayers as pundits backing ...

Suffolk screens “Phillip the Fossil”

Suffolk screens  “Phillip the Fossil”

October 24, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Film

Ally Johnson  Journal Staff Marking the first night of Suffolk’s Cinema Series, Massachusetts native Garth Donovan was in tow, and with him, his most recent film Phillip the Fossil. His most recent venture into filmmaking has resulted in this film being shown at SXSW, (South by South West) a fe...

Director Kevin Smith visits the Wilbur Theatre

October 17, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Film

Sam Cheney  Journal Contributor Saturday evening, fan boys and girls, young and old, lined up around the block waiting to see their idol live before their eyes at the Wilbur Theatre. Kevin Smith, a well-known screenwriter and director of famed films Clerks, Clerks II, Mallrats and Chasing Amy, vis...

‘Looper’ takes Sci-fi genre forward

October 3, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

Ally Johnson  Journal Staff Do not make the mistake of brushing this off as just another sci-fi movie, it is so much more than that. Not only is it the best film of its genre is the past 10 years, it’s arguably one of the best films so far released this year, and probably the most original screenp...

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Laura K. Mahoney
September 26, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Well, a movie is worth a million, and Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower is certainly worth at least that many. Not only did Chbosky direct this film, but he also wrote the epistolary novel that it’s based on.  Starring Logan Le...

‘The Dictator:’ wacky yet innovative

‘The Dictator:’ wacky yet innovative

Laura K. Mahoney
June 6, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

Just when Sacha Baron Cohen has exhausted all his film ideas and the controversy is over; think again. Cohen struck movie theatres again—this time as The Dictator. The recent film directed by Larry Charles and starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley, Sayed Badreya, Jason Mantzoukas,...

5th annual Rammys awards student work

5th annual Rammys awards student work

Ally Thibault
April 18, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Film, Theater

After last month’s call for submissions to the fifth annual Rammy Awards garnered over 150 entries to be considered in 11 different categories, students and faculty flocked to the ceremony at the Modern Theater last Thursday night to see who would win each of the honors for their work in visual communication. The...

YourWeek: clubs, arts, culture

YourWeek: clubs, arts, culture

Angela Bray
April 18, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Film, Music, Theater

[Nightlife, Wed.] Get down to underground house  at Phoenix Landing as Re:Set Wednesdays welcomes the Wolf +Lamb experience. [$5, 19+] [Film, Wed.-Sun.] The 10th annual Boston International Film Festival screens films from over 30 countries at the AMC/Loews Theatre downtown. [$12/session, $75/pass]...

Cabin in the Woods, no typical horror flick

Cabin in the Woods, no typical horror flick

April 18, 2012
Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

Laura Mahony  Journal Staff The Cabin in the Woods, directed and co-written by Drew Goddard, and co-written by Joss Whedon, is anything but typical... in a good way. Starring Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchinson, Franz Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, and Si...

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