Tag Archives: big screen

Bates Film Festival expands to Freeport, revives Nordica Theater

The 2022 Bates Film Festival will move to Freeport from April. Founded in 2018, the Bates Film Festival has curated a catalog of nominated and award-winning films. Organized, programmed and executed by Bates College students, under the direction of Jon Cavallero, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film and Film Studies, the …

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan: At 40, still one of the greats of science fiction cinema

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (PG, 113mins) Directed by Nicholas Meyer ****½ “Don’t be upset, Admiral. It’s logic. The needs of the greatest number prevail. “The needs of the few.” “Or this one. I have never passed the Kobayashi Maru test until now. What do you think of …

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2 cinemas in Warwick are preparing for major renovations

WARWICK, RI (WPRI) – Apple Cinemas in Warwick Mall and Showcase Cinemas in Quaker Lane are set to launch their new state-of-the-art movie theaters. Apple Cinemas is taking over the space where the former Showcase Cinemas used to be, which closed last March after the cinema chain chose not to …

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Film management company Henrietta provides horses and props for the film

HENRIETTA, Texas (KAUZ) — Henrietta is learning a bit about Hollywood. A Clay County film management company provides horses, acting training and props for films. “They always say in filmmaking that the hardest thing to deal with is animals and children,” said Jeremy Hawa, director of The Powder Horn. “Today …

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Top 8 Shows, Movies You Should Watch This Weekend

This week, there’s something for everyone – on your TV and on the big screen. There’s drama, romance, comedy, music, and mystery. Gehraiyaan, on Amazon Prime Video, is the big highlight of the weekend. Not far behind is Badhaai Do, which hit theaters. Death on the Nile, based on the …

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‘Death on the Nile’ and the movie star’s strange case called off

There are many mysteries swirling in and around Death on the Nile, director-star Kenneth Branagh’s second attempt, after 2017 Murder on the Orient Expresss, to sell Agatha Christie’s master detective, Hercule Poirot – and by extension, a larger Poirotverse – to a new generation of older people. (Let’s face it …

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I was “very, very dangerous in my own skin”

Anya Taylor-Joy is one of those once-in-a-lifetime actors. She’s mesmerizing to watch and, at just 24, she already has a long list of impressive credits under her belt. Best known for her role in The Queen’s Gambit, Taylor-Joy recently opened up about her pre-pandemic experience while filming the Jane Austen …

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Bob Saget’s Best TV and Movie Roles

Bob Saget was a Hollywood legend and comedian who left behind a tremendous body of work spanning over five decades. Here’s a look at some of his best roles. The recent passing of comedian Bob Saget was a huge blow to so many of his fans in so many genres …

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5 Great Recent and Upcoming Comic Book and TV Adaptations

I’ve always been a pop culture fanatic. I remember enthusiastically delving into different comics, books, movies, and TV shows when I was a teenager, and this practice has stuck with me until today. Right now, I find a ton of joy snuggling up with a Harley Quinn comic or Wonder …

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You Must Watch The Most Unique Superhero Movie On Netflix ASAP

Marvel and dc dominate the superhero genre, which means both brands dominate Hollywood as well. Over the past two decades, Disney and Warner Bros. have harnessed their print libraries to bring some of the most beloved and iconic superheroes to life on the big screen. But not all superhero stories …

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Sheridan d’Elkhart returns to theaters this Christmas | News

This week Elkhart native and Hollywood newcomer Tye Sheridan will hit the big screen in “The Tender Bar” directed by George Clooney and starring Ben Affleck and Lily Rabe. Sheridan plays JR Moehringer, a boy who grew up on Long Island and looks for father figures among patrons at his …

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Pushpa, Spider-Man No Way Home, Hand of God: 9 titles that are our favorites this weekend

The coming week is full of action for the Indian public. Every week we have one or two big releases that will keep you hooked for days. This time around it’s practically a deluge – from Spider-Man No Way Home, which is India’s biggest opener of the year, to Allu …

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Marvel and Sony have at least one more Spider-Man MCU appearance locked down

Sony Pictures director Tom Rothman confirms another MCU Spider-Man appearance is guaranteed and more are likely to happen. Fans feared that Spider-Man: No Path Home will mark the last team between Sony and Marvel do not worry. Tom Rothman, Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Motion Picture Group, spoke …

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Edgar Wright Presents Alamo Drafthouse Guest Film Series

These films, hypothetically, may or may not have inspired the creative process behind Last Night in Soho. Starting early next month, Alamo Drafthouse will present Edgar Wright Presents, a repertoire of classic films that “may or may not have influenced or informed” Last night in Soho, the new psychological thriller …

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How Spider-Pig eclipsed Marvel’s Peter Porker

When The Simpsons Movie introduced Spider-Pig, it took the world by storm. But how did a pig become more popular than Marvel’s Spider-Ham? The Simpsons Movie marked the first time the long-running animated series was even on the big screen. To make its mark, the film features bigger jokes, a …

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James Bond: How Each Version of Blofeld Stacks Up

Just as there have been several different versions of by James Bond titular character over the years there have been a number of incarnations of his nemesis. Since the first Bond film, Ernst Stavro Blofeld has been pulling the strings of the SPECTER crime syndicate and generally making life difficult …

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Blurry cinematic year focuses at New York Film Fest

NEW YORK – A film year of turmoil, delays and twists and turns has at times been difficult to follow. Knowing exactly where and how a new movie premieres has become a sport in its own right. Even for those who follow new films closely, it’s been a sometimes exhilarating, …

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Local filmmakers host the film’s premiere at the Joylan Theater

SPRING – After years of hard work and filming their second movie “Darkness Binds”, local filmmakers Golden Groves and Michael Buttino of September Brothers Productions of Springville were able to present their completed film when it premiered at the Joylan Theater on September 2. Golden Groves and Michael Buttino of …

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10 things that still hold today

Between the theatrical releases of Richard Donner’s revolutionary Superman film in 1978 and the precursor of Bryan Singer X Men film in 2000, Tim Burton brought the Caped Crusader to the big screen in a truly spectacular way. With the years 1989 Batman and its sequel, the years 1992 Batman …

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Mysterious drama “The Cursed” hits the big screen

Popular mystery drama “The Cursed” made its way to the big screen in a film adaptation of the tvN series which aired from January through March of last year. Yeon Sang-ho, who is widely known for directing several zombie films including “Train to Busan” and “Peninsula,” wrote the screenplay for …

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Werewolves Within is officially the BEST video game movie

Josh Ruben’s horror / comedy Werewolves Within may go unnoticed by most viewers, but it is by far the highest rated video game film to date. Video game movie adaptations are notorious for going awry, often turning the vividly colored graphics and creative tactical aspects of games into visually drab …

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More Hollywood Movies Set in Connecticut – NBC Connecticut

Hollywood has arrived in Connecticut. Big name stars and large-scale productions have settled in and shot movies statewide in recent months. But attracting those shoots to Connecticut isn’t an easy process. There is something exciting to see How? ‘Or’ What a film is being shot before your eyes. Fortunately, more …

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at the cinema | Warwick Beacon

Joyce and I have watched an average of 3½ films per week since the late 1970s. At its peak, there were five Showcase theaters to choose from. Garden City, Cranston, Cinerama and a handful of local theaters offered first and second run movies at reasonable prices. The Avon had the …

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Summer Movie Preview: 30 Great Movies To Watch

Yes, Virginie, there will be a summer movie season this year. It won’t be quite what it was before the pandemic, when blockbuster after blockbuster after blockbuster scrambled for space on a crowded schedule. But with vaccines widely available, the easing of mask mandates, and the lifting of restrictions on …

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Zelda and other games that deserve movies after Mario

Nintendo seems more willing to take risks with animation projects, so here are a few franchises that are ripe for movie or TV adaptations. Nintendo is currently in partnership with Illumination Entertainment (de Despicable Me fame) to develop an animated film based on their most famous property: Super Mario Bros. …

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Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead to play in 600 theaters

Netflix and theaters are finally working fine – and it only took a global pandemic to turn these antagonists into friends. The streaming service’s upcoming zombie thriller, “Army of the Dead,” directed by Zack Snyder, will play exclusively in theaters from May 14 for a week before its release on …

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