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New Valentine’s Films for Old Romantics

By Matthew Holman, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Enough is enough: Valentine’s Day cinema should no longer be monopolized by the tear-jerkingly repetitive “Titanic” and Nicholas Sparks marathons. Especially in a time of radical cinematic change, after so many years of these same scenes dominating living-room cuddle sessions, a simple change mi...

‘Carol’ powerfully depicts lesbian couple in the ’50s

‘Carol’ powerfully depicts lesbian couple in the ’50s

By Sherrilyn Ling, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Director Todd Haynes said he crafted "Carol," a lesbian romance taking place in the 1950s, to be a love story first. Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchette star in this exquisitely produced film.

What to look for at NewFest this year

What to look for at NewFest this year

By Staff Writer

October 20, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Celebrate LGBTQ in film at the NewFest Film Festival in NY. The most anticipated film of the festival is "Carol," starring Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett as two lovers in 1950s New York.