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Under The Skin goes through the marrow at Coolidge Corner

Photo courtesy of A24 Films
April 9, 2014

The pied piper is a tale as old as time, and Scarlett Johansson embodies that role to a new extreme in Johnathan Glazer's Under The Skin. Based of the Michel Farber novel, Johansson portrays a would- be...

The Grand Budapest Hotel proves to be a classic

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March 26, 2014

Ever since the release of The Fantastic Mr. Fox in 2009, Wes Anderson’s films have spun themselves away from simply avant-garde to rich and colorful storytelling-resembling pop-up picture books from...

86th Annual Oscars honor a wonderful year of film

A scene from 12 Years A Slave, the film that won Best Picture at this year's awards.
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March 5, 2014

The year of 2013 was by far one of the most incredible and successful years for motion pictures, as well as for the actors and actresses that amazed audiences around the world with their performances....

Frozen is melting away the Disney competition

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March 5, 2014

The newly entitled Oscar-winning animated film Frozen stunned the box office as it is about to become one of Disney’s rare productions to have sold $1 billion in ticket sales. It is anticipated that...

DC Comics lays egg with Justice League: War

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February 12, 2014

DC Comics released its latest animated film last week, Justice League: War. The film is loosely based on the "Justice League: Origin" comic book story arc by Geoff Johns and Jim Lee from a few years back....

The lost art of real acting in critically acclaimed films

The lost art of real acting in critically acclaimed films
February 5, 2014

By Benjamin Linares Acting never used to be about money. Good actors were good actors, end of story. Today, Hollywood is self-absorbed and actors act for one reason: money. Last week, Jonah Hill stated...

Grammys! Grammys! Grammys! Read all about it! the 56th Annual award show gleaming with stellar surprises

(Photo of Grammy winners Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams courtesy of Soleil Barros)
January 29, 2014

As the 2014 Grammys served to deliver a brew of controversy, the annual worldly popular music award ceremony also did quite a swift job at hosting a few revolutionary moments. Many highlights of the show...

Wolf of Wall Street bringing in box office money weeks following big release

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January 29, 2014

When one decides what movie to choose at the theatre, varying by personal taste it may be the day for a thriller or an action film to satisfy a mere full theatrical experience. Upon arriving to a small...

New Spike Jonze release introduces moviegoers to a new age type romance

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January 23, 2014

There is something inexplicable about the joyous, introspective nature of Spike Jonze’s most recent film Her. It is not a movie that is simple to summarize, I have sat and pondered my response which,...

Harvard Film Archive presents novel-based Stalker

Harvard Film Archive presents novel-based Stalker
January 23, 2014

The most recent offering from the Harvard Film Archive is the complete works of Russian auteur Andrei Tarkovsky. Most known for his existential sci-fi art house fair Solaris. Many have said that it is...

71st Annual Golden Globes delivers surprises, laughs for viewers

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January 23, 2014

As 2014 begins, the new year marks the beginning of another awards season to commemorate the best films, TV shows, and music of the past year. The season began with the 71st annual Golden Globe awards....

Lone Survivor cast places audiences in fantastic but realistic battle

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January 23, 2014

Believe the hype about the new war movie Lone Survivor. This film is definitely worth a trip to the theater to see on the big screen. Directed by Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights, Battleship), the film...

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