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CLINT HOLLOWAY, Arts & Culture Editor Emeritus

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A still from Marclay’s immersive video installation, “The Clock,” 
playing at MoMA starting Dec. 21. (Courtesy of Paula Cooper Gallery/MOMA)

Christian Marclay’s “The Clock” As Time Goes By

December 12, 2012

Have you ever found yourself checking the time while watching a movie? Perhaps it was the fact that the feature itself was so boring and you wanted to know how much longer you had to sit through, or you...

Tim Heidecker, The Comedy

Tim Heidecker on “The Comedy”

November 27, 2012

“I’m actually more interested in you than I am of myself,” Tim Heidecker, co-creator and co-star of the incredibly popular and incredibly bizarre series “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!”...

Keira Knightley plays the famed literary character, Anna Karenina, in Joe Wright’s imaginative cinematic adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s novel. (Trailers/

Keira Knightley Discusses Portraying Anna Karenina

November 15, 2012

While seated among a dozen journalists huddled around a table in a library inside the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, actress Keira Knightley immediately admited that she is acting for us. This reveal was not...

Keira Knightley plays the famed literary character, Anna Karenina, in Joe Wright’s imaginative cinematic adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s novel. (Trailers/

“Anna Karenina” Proves Visually Stunning but Dramatically Hollow

November 13, 2012

Awards season would not be complete without a highbrow period piece contending for consideration, and “Anna Karenina” seems desperate to fill that spot. In their third collaboration together, after...

Five NYC Movie Theaters That Break From the Mainstream

Five NYC Movie Theaters That Break From the Mainstream

November 6, 2012

With accessible instant-stream platforms like Netflix and iTunes becoming the norm, it seems that movie theaters are becoming obsolete. Today’s high-speed technological innovations have heralded a desire...

(Courtesy of NYFF and Pine District Pictures)

NYFF Dispatch: Gerwig Shines in Beguiling “Frances Ha”

October 18, 2012

Roughly half an hour into “Frances Ha,” I caught myself visibly smiling from ear to ear, later realizing that I had been for pretty much the movie’s entire duration up until that point. Rarely...

Scenes from various films playing at the 50th annual NYFF. Clockwise from top left: “Amour,“ “Life of Pi,” “The Paperboy” and “Holy Motors.” (Clockwise: Courtesy of movieclipstrailers; joblomovienetwork; filmfestivalvideos; artificialeyefilm/

50th New York Film Fest Offers Wide Cinematic Range

October 4, 2012

Celebrating its 50th year, the New York Film Festival is inarguably the most prestigious film-related event in New York City. Already underway, here a few of the notable cinematic entries in this year’s...

(Courtesy of SBS Productions)

NYFF Dispatch: Director a No-Show at Film’s Press Conference

September 20, 2012

It’s just over a week until the 50thNew York Film Festival officially kicks off, but the press screenings are already well underway. The line of critics began forming early on the cloudy morning of Sept....

The poster for Paul Thomas Anderson’s gloriously ambitious “The Master.” (Courtesy of the Weinstein Company)

“The Master” Makes for Thought-Provoking Experience

September 19, 2012

As fall approaches, the inevitable onslaught of awards talk and barrage of Oscar-bound films hitting the screen is fast approaching. Despite sneaking in with an early September release, I find it difficult...

Rookie Magazine, a magazine for teen girls created by blogger Tavi Gevinson, launched its print version on Sept. 9.  (Clint Holloway/The Observer)

Teen Girl-Oriented Magazine Celebrates Print Launch

September 11, 2012

Upon descending the stairs into the basement of McNally Jackson Books on Sept. 9, I immediately came across a sea of girls filling almost the entirety of the room. Sitting cross-legged on the floor...

“Sleep No More” is a unique work of theater that gives the audience an unsettling and immersive experience. (Courtesy of o+m Company)

All the World’s a Stage: Interactive Play Provides a Night To Remember

August 22, 2012

A blend of several modes of artistic expression, as well as a subversion of their predicted functions, interactive off-Broadway play “Sleep No More” conjures up a thoroughly original and utterly beguiling...

Things go wrong and chaos ensues the night before the wedding in Leslye Headland’s “Bachelorette.” (Courtesy of Gary Sanchez Productions)

Anticipated Fall Film Disappoints With Predictable Script

August 22, 2012

  The common misconception that “women aren’t funny” has taken a serious beating in recent years as a plethora of females working in various mediums have proven to be intelligent, complex...

Summer 2012 Promises Enticing Variety of Movies

Summer 2012 Promises Enticing Variety of Movies

May 2, 2012

After putting all of that brainpower to exhaustive use on the last stretch of the school year, the summer season allows you to kick-back and indulge in some mindless and carefree cinematic entertainment....

Sara Kapner, FCLC ’12, acted in “A Little Help,” an independent film.  (Katherine Fotinos/The Observer)

Searching for Big Screen Stardom in New York City

March 28, 2012

For many people, the prospect of acting in a film is a distant fantasy or pipedream. For the dedicated students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), it may be a legitimate goal for the future....

Through her internship Sophia Gurulé, FCLC ’12 developed a greater interest in the legal field. (Courtesy of Margaret Barnard)

Internship Spotlight: Human Rights Advocates Find Real World Experience

March 7, 2012

Dyan Cortez, FCLC ’13 International Human Rights Funders Group  This past semester Dyan Cortez, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC)’13, interned at the International Human Rights FundersGroup...

(Natasha Mahadeo/The Observer)

Interns Gain Unique Experience in the World of NYC Communications

February 15, 2012

New York City has a lot to offer, with its endless array of art, film, fashion and entertainment. For Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) students, the advantage of being in such a culturally vibrant...

This year’s Winter Ball will be at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, just a block away from the Fordham College at Lincoln Center campus. (Sara Azoulay/The Observer)

Winter Ball to Be Held at Mandarin Oriental

February 1, 2012

On Feb. 24, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel will play host to the 2012 Winter Ball. Located just down the street from Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) between Broadway and Columbus, the Mandarin...

Prounen Films

Relationships Clash and Emotions Run High in Acclaimed November Films

November 16, 2011

“Charlotte Rampling: The Look” Actress Charlotte Rampling is no stranger to being looked at. She has appeared in several provocative films including “The Night Porter” and “Swimming...

(Zentropa Entertainments)

A Melancholic Month for Movies That Miss Their Marks

November 2, 2011

“Melancholia” By CLINT HOLLOWAY, Staff Writer The end of the world turns out to be a bit of a bore in “Melancholia.” While Danish auteur, Lars Von Trier, supplies the film with an impressive...

Coutresy of BBC Films

New York Film Festival Finishes Strong with Highly Anticipated Films

October 19, 2011

              “My Week with Marilyn” 2 out of 4 stars I can’t imagine how Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne) spent an entire...

“25th Hour” Still Shines, “Drive’s” Gosling Switches Gears

“25th Hour” Still Shines, “Drive’s” Gosling Switches Gears

September 21, 2011

By KATIE LOCKHART, Arts & Culture Co-Editor “25th Hour” Spike Lee’s post-9/11 film is a love letter to New York when the city needs it most. In the wake of the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11,...

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