The Congress
The Giver
The One I Love
Friday Night Films at Eckerd College
God Forgive Us
Guardians of the Galaxy
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:00am | 0 Comments

Guardians of the Galaxy is among the many lesser-known Marvel properties and now it too has its own film adaptation. Since the series exists somewhat outside the Avengers and Spider-man franchises, this new world offers a fresh canvas compared to the tired superhero action genre, but the tricks and wonder are all the same.

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Starvecrow
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 9:00am | 0 Comments

Self-professed voyeur, Ben, captures his life on camera, as do all his friends. He admits he’s hacked into his friend’s videos and even CCTV systems and cobbles together a series of fragmented vignettes portraying the demons he and his friends harbor. Ben also visits a therapist who objects to Ben filming their session, however, but he does it anyway.

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Boyhood
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 1:14pm | 0 Comments

Series of films portraying a single character’s life during different time periods is nothing new to cinema. Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, however, crafts a singular narrative about a young boy from kindergarten to his first weekend in college, and was produced for just a handful of days each year for twelve years.

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The Conspiracy
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 12:06am | 0 Comments

The shouting matches and the vociferous activism of conspiracy theorists tend to fall on deaf ears. It’s not that they are wrong; it’s that their ideas and links are so far-fetched or conflicting that they themselves appear legitimately crazy.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 9:00am | 0 Comments

Spy thrillers are bound to become more complex with the NSA leaks uncovering a massive global surveillance system, and A Most Wanted Man is perhaps the first film to take a crack at it. Adapted from John le Carré’s eponymous novel, A Most Wanted Man extends the spy genre enough so that it’s original, but not to the point where it’s unrecognizable.

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