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Tender Loving and Caring

The Civil Rights Movement is often depicted on film with a dramatic, momentous, and purposeful tone. While this is effective and appropriate for many of the important moments of the movement, these movies often do not leave much space for … Continue reading

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Oscar-nominees who visited Images Cinema’s screen

Congratulations to all the films that have played Images that received Oscar nominations this morning, including Foxcatcher, which starts Friday. BEGIN AGAIN Best Original Song — “Lost Stars” Music and Lyric by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois BIRDMAN OR (THE … Continue reading

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Top 25 Films of 2014

1. Boyhood 2. Wild 3. The Grand Budapest Hotel 4. Chef 5. American Hustle 6. Begin Again 7. The Theory of Everything 8. Birdman 9. Her 10. The Skeleton Twins 11. Magic in the Moonlight 12. Ida 13. Snowpiercer 14. … Continue reading

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Projectionist Dispatch: The Indie Cinema Experience

Things are changing in the Indie Cinema world. This seems to be a constant lately, that the industry is changing, both in terms of the movies being made and how they are distributed and projected. I read a lot of … Continue reading

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The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises, the most recent and perhaps final film from animation master Hayao Miyazaki, opens with this Paul Valéry quote: “The wind rises… You must attempt to live.” Also, characters in the film quote Christina Rossetti’s poem: Who has … Continue reading

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Inside Llewyn Davis

Music, like cinema, can be tricky because it is both art and a commercial product. Things can become stuck between the two areas, or lost in limbo. This seems to be where the title character of Inside Llewyn Davis resides, … Continue reading

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Anna’s favorite movies of 2013

I haven’t yet seen Inside Llewyn Davis or Her, both of which are contenders for this list, so I will re-evaluate after I see them.  1. Nebraska 2. Frances Ha 3. Short Term 12  4. Stories We Tell 5. Spring … Continue reading

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