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Box Office Hours: ‘Woman at War’ with Magnús Bernhardsson

Phillip Pyle April 24, 2019

Playing at Images through  tomorrow, Woman at War, directed by Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, chronicles the story of Halla, an Icelandic woman, and her fight against the industrialization of Iceland....

“Us”: students react

Phillip Pyle April 10, 2019

Last Thursday, ACE held a screening of Jordan Peele’s hotly anticipated film "Us." After the film, I spoke with students about their reactions. Gavin Li ’22 “I honestly didn’t know what...

‘Denying Access’ filmmaker discusses Indigenous activism

‘Denying Access’ filmmaker discusses Indigenous activism

Purple Cow and Luke Valadie March 13, 2019

PHOTO COURTESY OF SENECA MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS CENTER. Denying Access director Jason Corwin discussed his environmental documentary on Sunday at Images. Students, faculty and Williamstown residents...

Joey and Jamal: “Guys Being Dudes,” now on film

Joey and Jamal: “Guys Being Dudes,” now on film

Mandela Namaste March 6, 2019

Even if you don’t know their names, you’ve likely seen their faces. Jamal Meneide ’19  and Joey Mullen ’19 are longtime close friends and creative collaborators currently working on their debut...

Box Office Hours: ‘Burning’ with Anthony Y. Kim

Box Office Hours: ‘Burning’ with Anthony Y. Kim

Phillip Pyle March 6, 2019

Photo courtesy of CGV Arthouse. South Korean filmmaker Chang-dong Lee’s Burning is a daunting, enigmatic tale saturated with social critiques. Lee’s first film since 2010, Burning channels Lee’s...

Box Office Hours: 'Capernaum' with Cheryl Shanks

Box Office Hours: ‘Capernaum’ with Cheryl Shanks

Phillip Pyle February 27, 2019

It’s taking everything in my willpower to restrain from commenting on Sunday’s Academy Awards. After seeing Capernaum, a film by Lebanese actor, writer and director Nadine Labaki, I can discuss the...

Box Office Hours: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ with Anthony Y. Kim

Box Office Hours: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ with Anthony Y. Kim

Phillip Pyle February 13, 2019

Stephan James and Kiki Layne help bring James Baldwin’s novel to visual life in Barry Jenkins’ screen adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk. (PHOTO COURTESY OF TATUM MANGUS/ANNAPURNA PICTURES) My...

Pop sensation Celeste (Natalie Portman), left, prays with daughter Albertine (Raffey Cassidy) in Vox Lux. Photo courtesy of Rolling Stone.

‘Vox Lux’ explores intersection of pop music, trauma, religion

Sydney Ellison January 23, 2019

Pop sensation Celeste (Natalie Portman), left, prays with daughter Albertine (Raffey Cassidy) in Vox Lux. Photo courtesy of Rolling Stone. Walking out of director Brady Corbet's film Vox Lux for the...

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