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June 27,2017 05:20
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For One Week, an NYC Cinema is Showing (Nearly) Every ...

For us, Barbra Streisand is right up there with Natalie Portman, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Golda Meir, Gal Gadot, Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah. You know, the greats. Even at 75, Streisand is just as glorious and singular as ever. Chart-topping, too. Which means the time is right to partake in a Streis...
June 27,2017 04:20
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Sophie Aroesty

For us, Barbra Streisand is right up there with Natalie Portman, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Golda Meir, Gal Gadot, Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah. You know, the greats. Even at 75, Streisand is just as glorious and singular as ever. Chart-topping, too. Which means the time is right to partake in a Streis...
June 26,2017 00:00
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Report: 'Manual Cinema: The End of TV' at the Columbia Festival of the Arts

Manual Cinema: The End of TV proved to be an interesting last night for the Columbia Festival of the Arts for this year. It was presented at the Smith Theatre at the Horowitz Center at Howard Community College. The company is out of Chicago and used live music and silhouette imagery and employed very clever […]
June 22,2017 15:00
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Queer Asian cinema king takes Shanghai art scene by storm

The Art Newspaper is the journal of record for the visual arts world, covering international news and events. Based in London and New York, the English-language publication is part of a network of titles founded by Umberto Allemandi with editions in Italian, French, Russian, Chinese and Greek.
June 21,2017 01:20
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Movies to watch this week at the cinema: Transformers: The Last ...

Naomi Watts deals with a dangerous neighbour. Diane Keaton finds romance on Hampstead Heath. Mike Nichols’ classic returns to cinemas.Yes, here's this week's new releases. Click on for our reviews of Transformers: The Last Knight, The Book of Henry, Hampstead, The Graduate, Summer in the Forest, Souvenir, and Edith Walks.And come back later in the week for our review of Transforme...
June 20,2017 07:00
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Read This: The glorious unreality of shark-attack cinema

Shark movies aren’t modeled on actual sharks so much as they are the creature known as Jaws. That particular brand of Great White, lest we forget, developed the ability to track a human foe from Massachusetts to the Bahamas, not to mention roar. These are not things sharks do, and this kind of de...
June 19,2017 23:40
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Read This: The glorious unreality of shark-attack cinema · Great Job ...

Shark movies aren’t modeled on actual sharks so much as they are the creature known as Jaws. That particular brand of Great White, lest we forget, developed the ability to track a human foe from Massachusetts to the Bahamas, not to mention roar. These are not things sharks do, and this kind of de...
June 19,2017 18:40
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AEG to build luxury cinema, music venue at Nashville Yards site

Los Angeles-based AEG will purchase four acres of the Nashville Yards project to build a 4,000 capacity music venue, a Regal Cinemas luxury theatre complex, a 600-700 capacity live entertainment club, and a boutique hotel.The addition will add to the expan
June 19,2017 18:40
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Cinema Gets Strange At Lyric Hall

Alex Dakoulas, owner of Strange Ways in Westville, had been enjoying the weekly underground movies being shown at Lyric Hall on Whalley Avenue, down the street from his own shop...
June 19,2017 03:40
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Coming to a theater near you: Miss Shady Brook Cinema

If there’s a stage and microphone, Debbie Coleman can put on a pageant and pass out tiaras and sashes with the best of them.I saw that myself in August 2015, when the frequent Columbia master of ceremonies was announcing the Maury County Fairest of the Fair. It started lightning and raining and was too dangerous to be outside, competing in or watching the Miss Fairest of the Fair division.In...
June 16,2017 17:40
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'I, Daniel Blake' is essential, devastating cinema - The Buffalo News

Perhaps it’s only a coincidence that the American release of British director Ken Loach’s “I, Daniel Blake” arrives just a few days after the stunning U.K. general election. But it somehow seems appropriate that this emotionally devastating masterpiece rides the wave of post-Brexit uncertainty and disorder that led to shocking election results. Loach referred to a “cinema of dissent” w...
June 16,2017 12:20
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'I, Daniel Blake' is essential, devastating cinema

Perhaps it’s only a coincidence that the American release of British director Ken Loach’s “I, Daniel Blake” arrives just a few days after the stunning U.K. general election. But it somehow seems appropriate that this emotionally devastating masterpiece rides the wave of post-Brexit uncertainty and disorder that led to shocking election results. Loach referred to a “cinema of dissent” w...
June 14,2017 20:00
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A poetic partnership between Loft Cinema and UA

This summer, you can attend a summer poetry film screening, courtesy of the Loft Cinema and UA Poetry Center. The Loft will use their inflatable screen at the Poetry Center for the first couple of screenings, and after their renovations are completed, the Loft will be hosting the remaining screenings at their newly-remodeled theater.
June 13,2017 13:00
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Why Are Movies Shot With Ridiculously Complex Cinema Camera Rigs Instead of Simple Setups?

A video camera is a machine that has recording capabilities that captures images through an attached lens. Whether it's your phone, DSLR, film, or a digital cinema camera, that's the basic principle. But wait. You watch a behind-the-scenes footage of a movie and you see a gigantic monstrous camera that has lots of cables and gadgets. If it's the camera body and the lens that do the...
June 12,2017 00:40
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Netflix's Classic Cinema Problem

Netflix's U.S. streaming movie library isn't actually that terrible... so long as you're not looking for any movies older than a college student.