August 17, 2012 - 2:51pm
Psych Movie Night at Headliners: French film 'Fantastic Planet' to be followed b
One film and two bands for the low price of $5, tomorrow night at Headliners.
Science fiction has always been a useful tool for allegory. It serves to entertain audiences with an engaging story while providing an important message to those who care to notice it. A personal favorite example is the recent District 9, wherein director Neill Blomkamp attacked the idea of...
May 10, 2012 - 10:00am
'Yellow Submarine' to screen at Rave Stonybrook and Abbey Road on the River [Mov
Being the adventures of four intrepid musicians as they trek to Pepperland to defeat the Blue Meanies.
Let's talk about The Beatles for a moment. Everybody loves The Beatles! No, seriously: everybody. I have a theory: the liking of The Beatles is a cultural obligation. Now, there is no denying the importance of the band and the impact they had on the world of music – but the same can be...
July 29, 2012 - 7:05pm
"Girls on the Side": Viewing animated film from a feminist perspective [Movies]
Sociologist professor Dr. Sara Hare discusses the slanted "casting" of males in lead roles in animated film.
I love animated films. Why not? They're not just for kids. A really great animated film should appeal to adults as well as children. I have a two-year-old daughter, but when I recently grabbed from the library an old childhood favorite, “An American Tail,” she didn't even watch...
July 29, 2012 - 6:55pm
Baxter Avenue Theater presents a midnight screening of the film continuation of the popular anime series.
Anime fandom is something of an enigma to me. While there are examples of the genre that I very much admire – Katsuhiro Otomo’s “Akira” is an incredible film, and I don’t think I’ve seen anything by Hayao Miyazaki (“Spirited Away,” “Princess...