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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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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?
Tim Heidecker, The Comedy

Tim Heidecker on “The Comedy”

November 27, 2012
The Observer talks to Tim Heidecker, co-creator and co-star of "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" and star of "The Comedy."
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.
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
In their third collaboration together, after “Pride & Prejudice” and “Atonement,” director Joe Wright and Keira Knightley have once again adapted a complex work of literature to the screen, with results both lavish and middling this time around.
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.
(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.
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.
(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 50th New York Film Festival officially kicks off, but the press screenings are already well underway.
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.
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 12, 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 and dressed in a variety of calico prints, I could sense the giddiness of these young ladies as they waited for the events to unfold. It was, after all, all about them.
“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 experience.
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
Following in the footsteps of last year’s mega-hit “Bridesmaids,” “Bachelorette,” a film to be released this fall, offers another take on the shenanigans of women preparing for a wedding, with results that are mixed, yet engaging.
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
Sara Kapner, FCLC ’12, has managed to turn her aspirations of appearing on the silver screen into a reality.
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
This past semester Dyan Cortez, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC)’13, interned at the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG).
(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 environment is the opportunity to land a top-of-the-line internship.
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 Oriental Hotel is renowned as a highly coveted and ornate destination.
Prounen Films

Relationships Clash and Emotions Run High in Acclaimed November Films

November 16, 2011
Actress Charlotte Rampling is no stranger to being looked at. She has appeared in several provocative films including “The Night Porter” and “Swimming Pool,
(Zentropa Entertainments)

A Melancholic Month for Movies That Miss Their Marks

November 2, 2011
The end of the world turns out to be a bit of a bore in “Melancholia”; ["Janie Jones"] is not particularly special in anyway. The acting is average except for the occasional heartfelt scene between Brand and Janie and the script is predictable.
Coutresy of BBC Films

New York Film Festival Finishes Strong with Highly Anticipated Films

October 19, 2011
I can’t imagine how Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne) spent an entire week with Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) when after only an hour I was sick of her. Williams’
“25th Hour” Still Shines, “Drive’s” Gosling Switches Gears

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

September 21, 2011
pike 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, the film has seen restored interest with the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s decision to screen it on the anniversary of the attacks...
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