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June 22: Happy Birthday Meryl Streep and Kris Kristofferson

It is Meryl Streep’s 68th birthday today.  It has become almost a cliche to describe her as “the best actress of her generation,” but it is also very hard to dispute such a characterization when it is applied to someone with twenty (!) Oscar nominations in acting categories (no one else has ever had more than twelve).  1,368 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

25 for 25 - I Don't Have Time for Movies. I'm Too Busy with Life.

It’s really tough to square out and acknowledge exactly what makes movies and filmmakers that experiment and bend with the form of the medium so very intellectually stimulating to me. 1,287 more words

Cannes Film Review: ‘24 Frames’

What’s the most romantic song ever written? If I told you it was “Love Never Dies,” by Andrew Lloyd Webber (the title number from his unsuccessful 2010 musical), you’d probably say I was nuts. 1,105 more words


Special screening of Abbas Kiarostami's THE TRAVELLER (1974)

This Bank Holiday Monday, 29th May 2017, we have a real treat in Cambridge. The Arts Picturehouse cinema, in conjunction with ourscreen.com, is presenting a screening of THE TRAVELLER… 821 more words


MK2 Films Acquires 20 Films by Late Iranian Master Abbas Kiarostami (EXCLUSIVE)

French mini-major MK2 Films has acquired all rights to late Iranian film master Abbas Kiarostami’s first 20 movies.

Under the agreement – signed with the Institute Kanoon (Institut iranien pour le Développement Intellectuel des Enfants et des Adolescents), MK2 will restore the 20 films of Kiarostami in 4K. 417 more words


From Iran to Egypt: Saturday Spotlight Screenings

So far it’s been a lovely rainy weekend on Cape Cod, perfect for going to the movies. Today that movie weather continues as we offer two programs at Wellfleet Preservation Hall. 563 more words

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Festival de Cannes 70: Ta'm-e gilas, 1997

A sunny shout-out to 70 winners at the Cannes Film Festival to celebrate the 70th event which is just around the corner – in no particular order. 161 more words