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2012 Movies to Look Forward to

By Molly Keegan

March 27, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television

One of the most exciting parts about going to the movie theater is seeing the previews for upcoming movies. The anticipation of a great new movie can be almost as fulfilling as actually seeing the movie itself. The year 2012 will...

Best costume ideas come from television, movies

By Kevin Romani

October 27, 2011

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Culture

It’s that time of year again. Halloween is here, and there is sure to be a large number of costumes dedicated to the world of pop culture. Some will focus on celebrities - especially those with tiger blood - and others will...

Film Repeats Continue to Appear

By Jeff Mitchell

October 5, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

Today you will find more moviegoers clamoring over the new 3-D release of “The Lion King” than many upcoming new films. In this mood we tend to put more weight into old classics than we do into many new productions. Audiences...

Harry Potter and the existential crisis

By Emily Felder

September 11, 2011

Filed under Opinion

I anxiously awaited the release of each of the “Harry Potter” books, along with everyone else. In my family the latest book went to whoever got dibs on it first. Calling someone a ‘Mudblood’ was just as bad as any other...

The social acceptability of piracy

By Seyi Obasa

March 2, 2011

Filed under Columns

Miss the latest episode of “Glee” or “The Office?” No problem, you can catch those shows on many of the available streaming video websites just hours after they have been aired. Or as has increasingly become the case, you can watch many primetime shows on sites like Hulu or ...

Academy Award nomination recap

By Justin Gagnon

January 26, 2011

Filed under Movies

The nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards are in. Despite a year with no movie that distinctly stands out amongst its peers, David Fincher and “The Social Network” have been cleaning up at the early award shows. While ...

Hollywood’s Box-Office Secret

By Margaret Clayton

January 23, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

Two years after its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, “I Love You, Phillip Morris” has finally made it to our local theaters. The question is, why the delay? Two years since “Milk” and another three since “Bro...

10 can’t-miss Christmas programs

By Kate MacDonald

December 9, 2010

Filed under Movies

The month of December is definitely known to be a month full of holiday specials that people of all ages can enjoy. From youngsters bouncing off the walls in anticipation for Santa’s arrival, to the mature, college-age set, to grandma knitti...

Box Office heating up for the holidays

By Kate MacDonald

December 5, 2010

Filed under Movies

Winter in the Northeast can be dreary at best. Filled with looming snow banks, icicles, biting wind and frost-covered cars, many of us would do just about anything to take our minds off the potential for hypothermia we risk every...

The Scariest, Most Terrifying… Romantic Comedies

By Kate MacDonald

October 25, 2010

Filed under Movies

Have you ever been watching a movie and you’re simply overcome with fear, horrified at the events that are unfolding and wary of what’s to come? Have you experienced these symptoms while watching a romantic comedy? You’re...

“Life as We Know It”: predictable, but entertaining

By Malea Ritz

October 12, 2010

Filed under Movies

“Life as We Know It” begins by drawing in viewers to witness the humorous first date of two very different people: Holly and “Messer,” played by Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel. They are set up on a blind date by ...

‘A Star is Born’

By Shane Cronin

September 28, 2010

Filed under Columns

Fifty-six years ago today, what was then one of the most expensive movies ever made (at a cost of approximately $5 million), “A Star Is Born” premiered at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood, Calif. The spectacular event, comparable in scale to the Academy Awards, was al...