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Second ‘Hunger Games’ film, ‘Catching Fire’ among audiences

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December 4, 2013

Based on the novel by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is currently the No. 1 film on the planet and has caused quite the craze. After the immediate success of the original film in 2011,...

The Best Man Holiday turns to be an early box office hit

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November 20, 2013

By: Serina Gousby As  we draw near into December, it is the time to get excited for new holiday movies to get us back into the Christmas cheer and family gatherings. The Best Man Holiday, directed,...

Self-titled Tony Manero film celebrates its 5th anniversary

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November 20, 2013

The Harvard Film Archives hosted its first event of the Marginal Histories series entitled "The Films Of Pablo Larrain" in which the director was on hand to join the discussion. Nearly five years after...

MTV produced film Bad Grandpa shows Jackass’ Knoxville still has it

November 13, 2013

By: Lindsey Nolette Eleven years since the release of its first film, the Jackass production hasn’t changed much. Bad Grandpa, the seventh movie for the Jackass franchise, is a devilishly funny...

Debut actor Oscar Isaac talks of new film Inside Llewyn Davis

November 13, 2013

By: B.E. Alexander Inside Llewyn Davis is the poignant new film from Joel and Ethan Coen (directors of No Country for Old Men and Fargo), about a struggling folk singer living in the Greenwich Village...

Film ‘Nebraska’ tells tale of Woody Grant, unbeknown millionaire learns more to life than money

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November 13, 2013

In the day and age where films of nostalgic and apocalyptic values are the current hot commodity, Alexander Payne’s  return home with Nebraska serves as not only a requiem for an antiquated man longing...

Netflix wise to scoop up Oscar-worthy documentary

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November 13, 2013

By and large, Netflix is having a pretty phenomenal year. It first turned heads with hosting the return of cult favorite, cancelled-too-soon television series Arrested Development, followed soon after...

Film Kill Your Darlings tells the classic tales of college, delivering a few wild twists hiding in the horizons

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November 6, 2013

It seems that in each new iteration of the Beat Generation that has come out in recent years the same three titles are heard: Howl, Naked Lunch and On the Road. By far the most popular pieces by Beatniks...

SU presents Meal N’ Reel “Despicable Me 2” minions, ice cream included

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October 30, 2013

By: Ellie Hawkins Suffolk University is wonderful at providing a variety of events for its students. Besides the events, they also provide students with the opportunities to join different clubs that...

Suffolk alumni bring ‘Uneven Strings’ film to life

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October 16, 2013

A lively, enthusiastic audience filled Suffolk’s Modern Theatre the evening of Oct. 11 to welcome home 2010 graduates Matthew Fleming, Justin Callahan, and Joseph Serra, as they premiered their short...

Rush release excites local movie-goers, Formula 1 World Champion’s coolest rivalry

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October 16, 2013

By: Benjamin Linares Lord Hesketh, the founder of Hesketh Racing once said, “Men like women, but men love cars!” Hesketh went on to fund and sponsor English driver James Hunt but had no idea...

Sci-fi film Gravity draws in audiences

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October 9, 2013

In Alfonso Cuaron’s space thriller Gravity, Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski (George Clooney.) On what should have...

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