Railroad Square Cinema will host the “Maine Film Center Premier Weekend,” showcasing a wide variety of movies and genres.
Students from Professor Joseph Clark's AM398 Film Festivals class bring the Points of View Film Festival to Colby
The College presents the Points of View Film Festival
Cinema Studies held a screening of short, experimental 16mm films at Common Street Arts.
Carli Jaff profiles the top nominees for 2012.
Hitchcock’s Top Ten: A countdown of the prolific director’s best films in anticipation of the new biopic
If you haven’t ever seen a Hitchcock film, here are five suspenseful, thrilling and fantastic films you could check out.
Refresher Course: A list of Spielberg’s greatest hits to you ready for Lincoln, this fall’s most anticipated biopic
Looking forward to Lincoln? Here are a list of other Spielberg favorites to get you ready.
Can’t get enough of baby kissing and controversial campaigning? Here are some movies for every kind of political junkie.
Last weekend, nearly 5,000 moviegoers traveled to the Maine town, an assemblage that boosted the local economy in addition to celebrating film.
Get your literary fix with these top movie picks: the essential guide to film adaptations coming this fall.
Hugo is a jarring departure from Scorsese’s filmography—it’s a children’s movie with lots of tenderness and without any blood-soaked murder montages choreographed to The Rolling Stones.
Film reboots can stink in the same way personality reboots do. The ones that kill their past just don’t work.
While many people may associate the show with Don Draper and his infidelity—or basically the rampant bad behavior of the men on the show—it’s crucial that Mad Men is a show that examines honestly and painfully the root causes of this particular strain of all-American masculine ugliness.
So, we used the Delorean to track down Bill and Ted, who let us borrow their phone booth. We dialed in the digits of some highly anticipated films and decided to share some of what we saw.
The Rum Diary, directed by Bruce Robinson and starring the uncanny Hunter S. Thompson stand-in Johnny Depp, failed to bring the unique qualities of the book to the silver screen.
Considering that Nosferatu is a silent film, much of the emotional depth is conveyed through the music.
At heart, Moneyball is a very funny drama about statistics and probabilities.
Starr’s message of sex positivity is very much about women asserting their existence as sexual beings. “She is looking for awareness and comfort [with sex], so women can break free from the stigma of expressing their sexuality.” Wilson added, “[Starr believes] being sexual is OK and natural…and more importantly, if you’re a woman, it’s natural to be a sexual person.”
They are now selling REDUCED PRICE movie tickets at the Info desk in Pulver.
“[Finding Community]…is developing a culture of peace, and rethinking the ways we relate to other people—the way we structure our economic system, the way we work, the way we live on a daily basis—is working toward peace. There are so many embedded structures [in which we are complicit], that we passively participate in a lot of violence in the world in our daily activity: the clothes we wear, the food we eat. Addressing that violence at the fundamental level is what [residents at Twin Oaks] are doing.”-- Tamer Hassan '11
[Filmmaker] Andrea Nix Fine '91 came back to Colby following the campus screening of her award-winning documentary film War/Dance about children in war torn Northern Uganda who, against massive odds, successfully compete in a national music festival.
We at the Echo feel the need to put in our Oscar predictions, like all legitimate publications. Editor-in-Chief and closeted movie buff Michael Brophy, along with A&E Editor and flaming movie buff Qainat Khan offer you our humble picks for some of the big categories.
Bastards of Utopia offers a refreshingly authentic perspective into the ideologies and motivations adopted by a group of young Croatian activists who reject traditional governmental authority. Through the combination of observation and fieldwork, Razsa effectively documents the emotional, mental and physical struggles fueling the efforts of the group of rebellious anarchists.
The 12th annual Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) took place this July, drawing film connoisseurs to Waterville for a 10-day event, screening 100 hand-selected movies. Over 10,000 people traveled from across Maine, New England and even from other parts of the world to see the year's best new American independent and international cinema. The works of 50 filmmakers were showcased and directors, producers, writers and musicians alike came to the festival to meet and speak with the audiences to personally share their experiences with their project and craft.