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‘Museum Town’ documents how MASS MoCA got to North Adams

Phillip Pyle November 6, 2019

Last Friday, Museum Town began showing at Images. While the College community may be familiar with the film's focus, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), many are not familiar with...

“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...

Howard Garbarsky: man, myth, monitor, screenwriter

Howard Garbarsky: man, myth, monitor, screenwriter

Rebecca Tauber April 3, 2019

Gym monitor Howard Garbarsky began working at the College while at studying at MCLA to write his screenplay, “The Atomic Voles.” Most students’ interactions with Athletic Facility Monitor Howard...

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...

Set in the 18th century, director Yorgos Lanthimos’ new comedy The Favourite is rife with surprises. Photo courtesy of ICA.

‘The Favourite’ brings chaos to court

Clara Lee January 23, 2019

Set in the 18th century, director Yorgos Lanthimos’ new comedy The Favourite is rife with surprises. Photo courtesy of ICA. You thought you knew what you were getting yourself into? You thought wrong....

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