Film Preview: Rochester Polish Film Festival | Movie previews

Every year since 1997, the Rochester Polish Film Festival has offered local audiences a collection of film screenings, highlighting some of the best contemporary Polish films. Sponsored by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies at the University of Rochester, this year’s festival kicks off on Tuesday, November 5 and runs through Sunday, […]

Film Preview: Rochester Labor Film Series | Movie previews

It seems that not a day goes by that there is no article in the news focusing on workers’ rights around the world. From Amazon making headlines every two weeks due to the exploitation of their warehouse workers, the anti-union rhetoric of our current national administration, the increasing use of automation and robotics to take […]

Preview of the film: ‘Judy’ | Movie previews

Sensational Renée Zellweger stars as legendary Judy Garland in Rupert Goold’s biopic “Judy”, directed with love and deeply compassion. Too often, Garland’s legacy of talent threatens to be eclipsed by the traumas of his life, but with a transformative performance that goes beyond mere mimicry, Zellweger helps find humanity under notoriety. Adapted by Tom Edge […]

Preview of the film: ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ | Movie previews

It’s hard not to cringe upon hearing the description of “The Peanut Butter Hawk” initially. With his title conscious twee and an intrigue involving an unlikely friendship that develops between an outlaw fisherman and a young man with Down’s syndrome obsessed with wrestling as they navigate the southern United States, it seems on paper that […]

Preview of the film: “Rocketman” | Movie previews

“Restraint” shouldn’t be the first word that comes to mind when describing the larger-than-life singer Elton John. But that’s exactly the descriptor that came to me while watching director Dexter Fletcher’s surprisingly shy and conventional rock musical biopic of The Artist’s Most Unconventional Life. The tagline for “Rocketman” is “based on a real fantasy”, and […]

Preview of the film: ‘Wild Nights with Emily’ | Movie previews

One of my favorite things about watching movies for a living is having the opportunity to experience the work of a new filmmaker and then watch that artist develop and refine their voice with each new project. Example: the wonderful independent filmmaker Madeleine Olnek. Olnek specializes in ironic, impassive and affably unpolished comedies, first gaining […]

Preview of the film: ‘Hotel Mumbai’ | Movie previews

In November 2008, members of Lashkar-e-Taiba, an extremist terrorist organization based in Pakistan, ambushed Mumbai, carrying out large-scale coordinated attacks on 12 different sites in India’s largest city. The siege lasted for days and ultimately claimed the lives of over 160 people. A brutally realistic and heartbreaking recreation of that horrific event, “Hotel Mumbai” focuses […]

Preview of the film: ‘The boy who mastered the wind’ | Movie previews

The moving debut film by Oscar-winning actor Chiwetel Ejiofor “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” is based on the true story of Malawian engineer William Kamkwamba, a self-taught genius teenager who built a windmill for save his village from a certain famine. . Adapted from Kamkwamba’s blockbuster memoir in 2009, the film played Sundance with […]

Netflix 30-Second Mobile TV, Movie Previews Look Like Snapchat Stories

Netflix is ​​taking a social media page with a new feature that will allow users to watch TV and movie previews in vertical video orientation on their mobile phones. The 30-second mobile previews are presented as a slideshow with circular thumbnails, much like the presentation of Snapchat and Instagram Stories. As with the popular “stories” […]

Bonus: Meet the new owners of Cinema Theater | Movie previews

Since opening its doors in 1914, the Cinema Theater (957 South Clinton Avenue) has grown into one of the oldest continuously operated theaters in the United States. With its distinctive pink art deco facade and warm, welcoming atmosphere, the cinema holds a beloved place in Rochester’s cinematic landscape. This unique and welcoming atmosphere is one […]

November Movie Previews – Long Island Weekly

It’s hard to believe it’s November already, especially with the off seasonweather situation. As we prepare for Thanksgiving, theaters are releasing exciting new films for our enjoyment. With Thor: Ragnarok and Daddy’s house 2 Already in theaters, the following are just a few sneak peeks of what’s hitting theaters this month. Thor: Ragnarok (PG-13) Now […]

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