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Celluloid Series #1: A Celebration of the Avant-Garde

October 17, 2020

The visual arts department presents the “Celluloid Series,” a set of in-depth discussions that aim to further conversations about filmmaking.

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Trick-or-Treating at the BLUMHOUSE

October 16, 2020

Amazon Studios and Blumhouse TV released their thriller collection “WELCOME TO THE BLUMHOUSE” for Halloween, including four new films.

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Wander No More: Lessons Learned From ‘Nomadland’

October 15, 2020

"Nomadland" impresses at the New York Film Festival as Frances McDormand once again delivers an Oscar-worthy lead performance.

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How the 2020 Emmys Honored and Failed the BIPOC Community

October 2, 2020

This year’s Emmys surprisingly suggest that maybe Hollywood won’t drown in a sea of its own white-washing.

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Exploring Fordham’s Movie Streaming Platforms

September 20, 2020

Vanessa Scacalossi takes readers through some of her favorite movies available to stream on Kanopy and Swank, two services free to students.

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Returning to the Movies for ‘Tenet’

September 18, 2020

Kevin Stoll review's Christopher Nolan's latest blockbuster "Tenet," as theaters slowly start to reopen with coronavirus safety restrictions

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Broadway Star Anthony Ramos’ Quarantine Reflections

September 15, 2020

The Campus Activities Board hosted a Q&A over Zoom with actor Anthony Ramos, who offered valuable insights into his career.

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Drive-In Theaters Go From Nostalgic to Necessary for This Year’s New York Film Festival

August 20, 2020

The show must go on for this year's 58th annual New York Film Festival as they expand the experience to drive-ins across the city.

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‘Palm Springs’ Under the Stars

July 29, 2020

Max Barbakow’s “Palm Springs,” the indie rom-com with a science-fiction twist, debuted on VOD and in drive-in movie theaters.

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Three Things to Watch Right Now If You’re White and Trying to Be a Good Ally

June 18, 2020

What to watch for anyone trying to be a good ally to the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

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Isolation Films to Fill Your Quarantine With

May 12, 2020

Can't get enough isolation during lockdown? Melanie Corinne goes through a few isolation films to watch in quarantine.

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Video on Demand: A Cure for Cinephilia?

April 28, 2020

From the big studios to small film companies, the film industry has to figure out how to keep audiences while they’re at home, and in the future to come.