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A Rare Screening of a Silent Classic Comes to Proudfit Hall

Salem, NY native and silent screen actress Jane Gail
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea at Proudfit Hall on January 18 Salem Resident Jane Gail in Jules Verne’s Timeless Classic Are you a fan of silent films? Are you fan of Jules Verne’s classic novels? Well, you’re in luck, as the 1916 adaptation of Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea will be screened at [...]

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The Ultimate Midnight Movie: Rocky Horror at the Wood Theater this Saturday Night!

Tim Curry in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jim Sharman, 1975)
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It’s Time for Rocky Horror, ya Hot Patootie! The Beloved Camp Classic Comes to the Wood Theater for Halloween You loved it last year…so, you want some more? Yer damn right you do! Break out your garter belts! Halloween just isn’t the same without The Rocky Horror Picture Show! One of the most beloved cult [...]

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Room 237: An Analysis of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, Film Review

Shelley Duvall and Danny Lloyd in The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980). Photo Courtesy of Warner Brothers.
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Hidden Meanings and Symbolism in Kubrick’s The Shining Room 237, Movie Review Although this particular event was not well attended, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts “shined” once again in presenting diverse entertainment options for film, theatre, and art fans. You probably won’t understand the title of Room 237 unless you are a diehard [...]

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The 2012 Lake Placid Film Forum: A Preview of This Year’s Events

Man with a Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, 1929)
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Independent Films Return to Lake Placid The Lake Placid Film Forum: A Preview of This Year’s Films Attention all movie buffs: The 12th Annual Lake Placid Film Forum will get underway on Wednesday, June 13th and will run through Saturday, June 16th. Once again, the festival will feature screenings of films from regional, national and International filmmakers, special [...]

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MHRHS Sponsors Screening of Beyond the Myth, a New Documentary about Pit Bulls

Beyond the Myth
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Beyond the Myth at HVCC A New Documentary about Pit Bulls and Breed Specific Legislation The Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society (MHRHS) along with co-sponsor, the Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) Animal Outreach Club is hosting a community screening of Beyond the Myth, a first of its kind documentary that takes viewers through Breed [...]

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Revisiting An Inconvenient Truth: A Global Warning, DVD Review

Al Gore in An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
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An Inconvenient Truth, DVD Review How the Controversial Film has Affected Environmental Policy Released in 2006, An Inconvenient Truth is a documentary presented by ex-Vice President Al Gore that created quite the controversy for moviegoers as to whether or not global warming was real. The film begins with the image of green grass along a [...]

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Man in the Mirror: Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s World on a Wire, Film Review

Welt am Draht (World on a Wire) - Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1973
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Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s World on a Wire, Film Review Revisiting Fassbinder’s Long Forgotten Take on Virtual Reality Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s engagement (I almost said “flirtation”) with science fiction doesn’t begin or end with Welt am Draht (1973), but World on a Wire—which will be arriving from Criterion in February—is his most straightforward take on the [...]

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In the Realm of the Movie Gods: Immortals, Film Review

Mickey Rourke in Immortals
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Immortals: Film Review Mickey Rourke and John Hurt Slice ‘em Up in Hollywood’s Latest: Immortals Gods. Titans. Ancient Greece. Beautiful virgin oracle. Golden boy warrior Theseus. Mickey Rourke! John Hurt! Immortals!! Sounds good, doesn’t it? I fell for the same thing. It’s that Top Gun syndrome again, when a poster sells a movie. It extends [...]

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Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life, Film/DVD Review

Brad PItt in The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick, 2011)
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Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life, DVD Review Movie Review, The Tree of Life: Brad Pitt and Sean Penn Star in the Award Winning Film about Life, Death and Spirituality Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life, starring Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, and Jessica Chastain took a lot of risks. It was experimental and yet steadying, [...]

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Mean Streets: The Toughness Behind The Place Beyond The Pines

Ryan Gosling on the set of The Place Beyond The Pines
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Behind the Scenes of The Place Beyond The Pines A Look at the Upcoming Film, The Place Beyond the Pines, with Ryan Gosling, Filmed on Location in Schenectady On a crowded New York City street, two men are in a fight. The scuffle is caught on video by a couple of young women who are, [...]

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